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   Burlington News, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1923, Burlington, North Carolina                               f THE BURLINGTON NEWS Devoted to Upbuilding Alamance County and to the Best of Our People. Vol. No. 40 Burlington, ft. C., Friday, February No. 85 MOST SEVERE BLIZZARD OF SEASON OVER COUNTRY Accompanied With Death and Property Destruction Cov- ering Wide Area. OREGON TO MAINE, AND CANADA TO TEXAS Eight Deaths Resulted From Cold Weather in the Northwest. Death, suffering and property de- struction came with the most severj blizzard of. the season, blanketing INFLOiira Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. body of H. A. Grissom, Greensboro, N. C., druggist, who disappeared the night of January 10, was found late yesterday floating in Thomas creek, six miles from the. plan- his sub-1 merged automobiio was found the day after bo disappeared. Tin- bmly was practically the entire country, from as Orissom's by tin: doth-. Oregon to Maine and from the Ca-L aml a wntch j nadian border to the Texas coast the] was Thorn- i storm raged. j ag Ogivlive, a farmer, who was going i High winds lashed the Pacihc j on ,..lft] j coast shipping, there, being four vos-; Gris-1 sels in distress, and one vessel ill, ,llls been as j the Atlanile has sent out distress I.n places- He was in Jack-! calls. Eight deaths resulted from eold pla sonville the night of January with Mrs. Grissom, whom he left weather in the Northwest, where the j hcrc }K temperatures ranged from 10 to 2., to by tl.ain below. Three died in Chicago with themometers reading 5 below. n {o frum At_ ts and lames E. Watson, of Indiana. Constantinople, Feb. Turks have warned Admiral Nichol- son, British naval commander at Smyrna, that any attempt to remove the minus from Smyrna harbor will be considered by Turkey a3 causd for war. Some of the mines at the entrance of the Smyrna harbor were removed before the British cruiser Curacao, with Admiral Nicholson on board, entered. The Turks have placed land bat- teries on both sides of the gulf. GEORGE THOMAS INJURED AT ELMIRA RY. CROSSING The weather bureau announced the cold weather will continue indefi- nitely with no let up in sight. Traffic is demoralized throughout the Northern states, trains are un- able to buck the drifts and high winds. "Wire companies reported losses which will reach millions j ACCIDENT AND The blanket of ice has covered thc NQT Qp pQm winter wheat fields and if not thawed j soon there will be great danger of! Greensboro Fob. of ,li; the crop being smothered. ol IL A' thls agencies manufactured radical plots by took heavy loll of properly damage. I The next day his automobile was j found in the creek, bul efforts of a J searching party lo recover the body proved futile, although the stream 5... .Albert Bailin, Paris, Feb. 15.-The Ruhr occu- I was dn.yged and dynamitnl iov scv- cral miles i self-confessed member of a number pation will cost France a minimum j ________ of radical organizations and a form- of francs annually, says er private detective, challenged the; the paper Oeuvrc. The paper re- United States Government to dig- veals that thc recent IT: that detective the value of Ihu mark uas caused the French purcii.iihip; a in the waters of Thomas i-reck, j a busincif.-i proposition, billion marks daily to juiy the Turks Break Armistice. Athens, 1-Vh. Turks broken tlie Mudimia armistice pact, anil have concentrated troops in Kastern Tlirace, v.'here tliey are arming Bulgarian Movement of muni lions and war material from the interior to Ismid and the Dardanelles is reported. The Russian Soviet Government is reported to have landed muni- tions on thc eastern const of Thrace for the Turks. Greece threatened today to begin Turks from Creek soil nn- 1 [he Turkish authorities at Con- stant; mi p'j t-ease tiio expulsion of Greek residents. Washington, Feb. consti- tutional amendment providing for the convening of Congress in Jan- uary after an election instead of in the following December, as at pre- sent, was approved by tho .Senate to- day by resolution. Tho JimiMidment also changes tlie ilatu for the inaugural inn of thc He Was Rushed to Rainey Hos- pital Where He is Suffering With Badly Injured Foot. HIS AUTOMOBILE A COMPLETE WRECK Wife and Child Were in Car at Time of Accident But Escaped Unhurt. In an effort to get his car across the El mini Mill crossing about three o'clock m. today, ahead of a box car cut loose from the local shifter President from JMarcli 4 tu [he third i engine, Mr. George M. Thomas, of Monday in January. j near Burlington, is a patient at the Efforts will be made to get the Rainey Hospital with a severely in- volution through the House within j jured foot, and his car is a total the next ten days so thai, tIk-re may wreck. The collision resulting when be no delay in rntilicatinn by the the motor of his car stalled just as States. he steered it onto the crossing. The measure was aimed With him at the time were his wife at eliminating the situation NOW ex-j and child, neither of whom were in- isting in Congress, where the con- jurcd more than from the shock of Traffic on the Great Lakes is at a twenty miles north of H "All I want is federal investiga- of occupation. iranic on me Lrreac is at _. J standstill. Only coal shortage report-1 Fla- Ialc lion of private detective Meantime the morning R- cd in New England Stales and Mich-i "f 2( da-vs Cailin said. "If Congress orders veals that France ha-, delimtcly j With the water giving its dead, ,Jlis 1 will produce abandoned its plans for making Ihr ________ lil is now clear- that thc Greensboro hundreds oAviliir-sses to substantiate Kuhr seizure prolilable. The 1'eli: ci.' i____nit-.rnnn, for whom an intensive search .Journal says: Ships Reported in Distress Ofr jnips ixeporiea 111 wn OreRon and Washington. i WIIS was v ol "cc Thiels holdim' high positions. "Exploitation of thc Rhimi.-inu S-m Fr-incisco Fcb 1 "i__Four j'lcnt ami llot :foul as oncL' in I W W and "Ihcr communist has been abandoned in favor of ir- ships are recorted dis. He simply drove his au- n.n.fe_ wm. for the tress off Oregon and the Washington hlmd j Phanl-m radical scares which swept. The significance this coasts as results of storms and other crcek wllere thcrc the country." causes. The steamship Tuscan Prince, Ml- llls wlfo :uul i big freighter, is reported ashore and j breaking up at an unknown position somewhere in the vicinity of Puget Sound. The coastwise lumber car- wns decided, on child goodbye a few hours before ho met his death. Thc three h-id bcon I in Florida about two weeks, and it of Janu- 18' lhal Mrs- AVashington coast and is reported to l-llilli horc Mr- sinking. The steamer Nike, from j som tu L'ome ''-v automobile. San Francisco to Washington 'ports, I Mra- Cirissom and the child spent j is (iuii-tl.v ist her propeller in a heavy storm tlu-' "'S1'1 Jacksonville and look opposition to the olil nse pen- _ late yesterday to be picked up by trilin for this tlu: noxt morn' I >ion legislation as proposed in il- tugs this morning. The motor ship Mr- going on ahead JViinsylvanja, Tcxa.s Colur- tion is apparent when it if luM-efi that the occupatio: tiie Ruhr was originally as a "productive gage." Up ;-i dale r ihe sole result lias been to him-asu j heavily the I-'rcnrh bcdgeiary i v-' without being the "f procuring as much coal, V.'ashinston, Feb. raw materials from y n formerly sent under ations agreement. It. admitted now that '.hi- Coolcha went ashore yesterday at i Thursday night. His automo- Albcrt Head and drifted back on Ihc submerged, was found tho rock today where she may be a total next morning in Thomas creel; but loss, shipping men hoped none of the I there was no sign of the body, wrecks would cause loss of life tho Intensive search was made, with danger had not passed this morning, hundreds of dollars spent in dyna- miting the stream, until finally the searchers gave up the as hape-; less. The first -Mrs. Grissom know of tlie tragedy was muling an ac Cold Wave Hits The South Also. Atlanta, Feb. 15. The coldest weather of the winter swept south- call be a IT! ido Wisconsin ain! othi-r states. Germany gives in, and i riiy Opposition is is in a position to ilemnity payments. i X. H., Feb. ln-iivcry of nurses, thc courage cutiliR'S.i of oldur cluldrcn and behavior of youngsters, AValtor Malvcrn, superin- ol' tho New Hampshire Home, last attrihut- tin- fact that ovcry one of the ]75 escaped safely when fire de- two of tiie buildings yester- One life wna .of Fire-: .nun I'oter Savoic, who was one of njiir lire lighters crushed a fall- The property loss was Daniel Webster once lived here, the superintendent's house, one .if the buildings that escaped, was .hi- old Webster homestead. Firemen were dynamiting the walls of the nursery building yestcr- to in sure the safety of the chil- :ln.'ii in adjacent cottages. A Stun; or more of the. young- hlcra whose quarters were burned .Kit. were t.iken to the homes of town folks, some of whom volun- ;cL-rcd to take as many as four until Lin-y could be cared for again. trolling votes are cast by .Senators and Representatives who de- feated in the last election. The amendment must he concur- red in by a two-thirds vote of the'soon as be reached thc hospital. He House and ratified in three-fourths expressed uie hope that it would heal of compact. The dismembered portion of thc foot, a part of the heel, was sewed in place by Dr. J. Rainey Parker as ......He of the States to become effective. without unfavorable complications. It scorns almost a miracle that the occupants of the car escaped more serious injury as the car was completely demolished. Luxoi'i Egypt, lion headed couch gorogously molded, was brought from (he outer tomb Pharaoh Tutenkhamon as the excava- tors, under Lord Carnavon's iierson- al direction, cleared the last remain- ing objects preparatory to tin pierc- ing wall that guards the inm-r cata- comb. Thc couch, shoulders for supports two clong-Jii-od with open mouths, long of pinkish. The jewels are' in 'i ..ios{ perfect condition despite years .since 1'haraoh reclined upon' it in the palace beside thc Nile. 1KIBFOENTH cast last night and today ushered in count of the ear hc-ing found the by a 30 mile gale. Temperatures I following Sunday morning. began to drop yesterday. This morn-' The belief persisted that be was ing they were the lowest for tho year, the weather bureau reported. Clear weather with little precipita- tion accompanied the cold alive, and several Paid to re- semble him were in various parts of Klorida, but all clues led to nothing, and it remained for a Tellnridf-, Colo., Feb. other of Colorado's famou.- I.a., Wiih lasf tamps has been "dried up." -r-'hl Kva l.iAVr, S years old, ami a raid on Lcadville, Kujti-iK-ia Hurt, 1." years old, from (ircd.s of gallons of liquor a a- inrns received when their cdslunics liscated recently, prohihitii ivere iu'iiitcd by "sparkler" at the paid a visit to Telluridc farmer to'find the body Jlanli Gras pi-rformam-e in the high Three hundred and twelv. ninrPTfln fir iirirDHiH1 ifloatimt in the water, si-veral miles school Tuesday night, liroujtht the were arrested. Those i -.-.in til I Ml F iMrillllin I'clow while hi.s automobile went in of deatiis from the accident to be arraigned this week. UIIIL.UIUM ui iui I.IIMIIU "o'-r M-ibed Ilicl-man, Dorothy niinrin inn nrnmurn uu- "-uu- Washington, Fcb. C. E. Forbes, director of the veterans bureau, placed his resignation L. W. Jenkins, of (iris-! rlu-sliire, 17, ilied estenlay. Twc som's Drug store lu-r--, last night; itber girls of the nine injured are j reported to be in a serious o tion. wired a Jacksonville undertaker to send the body here for burial. Mr. Grissom leaves his widow, who was a -Miss Kelhini. c< Durham, a President Harding's hands before he j son, and his mother, Mrs. William left for Europe two weeks ago, Ren- 1 Grissom, of this city. ntor .lames Watson of Indiana, said. P resident Harding has in mind a.s C Tfl ossible successor to Forbes "three Jfjf j fl rnllj IU men who served in the trenches, Senator Watson said. MRS. JAMES FOSTER DIED LAST TUESDAY. i Tokin, Fcb. of Com- __ j mons of the Japanese dirt killed the Mrs. James Foster died at her I resolution providinj: fur a vote of home near Mcbane Tuesday from Che j conlidence in the ininis'.ry of I'rem- CUR Iff HIE HIE KoL-k, l-'t-b. while persons, two men and two -.vomon, m- in a hospiUl suffering from severe knift: wounds received when Will Houston, a young negro, ran .iniuek. Dave Heard, another negro, is dying from knife wounds. Hous- ton was shot and killed by a polu-c- eirccts of pneumonia and was buried j ier Kato. This action .-.-rvcil to fur- at Long's Chapel cemetery Weilnes- j tiler emphasize the niiiiblinijs of the I H i.< said that he was rraxc.l by day afternoon. The funeral was cabinet ciisi.- which h.-is] aioonshine linnor aiid altai-ki-d live conducled al Long's Chapel church by Rev. Apple. Mrs. Foster is survived by her husband and several children and step children. She was a daughter j of Mr, John Ray. j Thc News extends sympathy lo all i Women, bring your husbands lo the bereaved rclalives ami friends.! the Municipal Theatre Fridny and Saturday evening to "Mr. and been heard since the "ing of the, persons on the street as they wen- diet last month. j to work. TAKE YOUR HUSBANDS'TO T11EJ MUNICIPAL THKATRE I PASSENGER TRAINS DELAYED All trains going east and west this morning were delayed at Gibsonville on account of a tie- railed ear on a freight train near Gibnonvlllo. The 10 o'clock train did not arrive until about noon. Mrs. Polly Tickk." will want them to sec what a "wordcful" time you have all the day lorn; while they arc at the ofllce workini1-- Thc time is anil tho women are in control of the political silua- lion while the men take care of tht- I Sonlh Omaha, Neb., Fire (tutted Ihc building occupied by the boj; killing department of.., the Armour Company with a loss c.-di- imi'.od at a million dollars. Thc Mantes fanned by a still' north- east wind and below y.cni v.-oalher hindered thc firemen. Notice. Help us lo have a for our Calendar by ph in- mailing by it. m. nn- tices to us giving thc v.-hether permanent or n. Thi.-' of the News is im; in popularity and we wa item to be listed tin- others. Wo havu u that we ran refer to 1 things that should be in- been sent. Todfty. p. m.: Ilurlington Royal Arch Masons Jlall. p. in.: Burlington dub with Mrs. Herbert Hu.- M'. Friday, February a. in.; Hay "f Prayer, Woman's First Presbyterian p. m.: Mrs. D. E. g- i1  iv 25.05 25.13'. up 1C. .Ian. .March May .Inly. Oct. rnlii-emen are busy at the corner lloke anil Front streets enforcing law as to coming to a stop in into I-'ront street. We were ihe .Mayor's ollice a few minutes and half a dozen men came i-i to intt-rview thc Mayor. They .....I been hi'Id tip by Policeman i'au-.< ami i-equcstcd to see the Tin- law is that you must at this corner and the police is deterinincd that this must bo enfoi-ccil, _..   

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