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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 31, 1925, High Point, North Carolina To s population 0 8 tin Emmet to ens ii. Mud 22,279 Point Enterprise a Ftp High pow i he Gill in Industrial City of North Carolina has a total of us manufacturing plants #1 weather forecast fair tonight and Friday slightly colder tonight slowly rising temperature Friday vol. 34�?no. 85 full associated press. High Point Enterprise thursday december 31, 1925 to pages today Price five Genis Hoover says Prosperity will continue unless recklessness husband failed Totah looking bring ice Crean destroy Ste Ordinary caution so she killed him As Over the world is highly adorable increased productivity and the reduction of waste Are important Washington dec 31.�? apr the Prosperity of 1925 should continue through 1926 in the opinion of Secretary Hoover unless a reckless optimism is permitted to outweigh Ordinary caution. Economic prospects both for this country and the rest of the world he believed now Are More favourable than for a Long time a statement the Sec nary pictured fundamental it pan in ticks As favourable but he expressed concern Over others including the possibility of Extension of speculation into commo Cit and the extortion by foreign government fostered monopolies dominating Over raw material the most encouraging Factor in Heggy look he declared to be a your creased productivity due to fun amentas and continuing forces such As the accumulation of education t advancement of science skill and elimination of waste a other favourable indications he listed we e that stocks of commodities Are moderate there is employment for practically every one Teal wages Are at a High level Savu i Are the largest in history and a phial is therefore abundant and the whole machinery of production and distribution is operating at a higher degree of efficiency than Ever before. A the United states has produced and consumed More goods in 1925 in proportion to population Man Ever before in its history a he said adding that the country a foreign Trade was a a exceptionally he predicted that exports for 1925 would total around $4,900,-000,000 or about 7 per cent More than for 1924 with imports approximating $4,200,000,000, about 17 nor cent higher. The Secretary judged agriculture As improved Over its condition of two years ago but still leaving Farmers with much accumulated to t and lacking stability because of unsolved Market problems. Also to said it suffers from continued d Storgion in Price relationship of the Middle West to the competing foreign countries because a your Asp rotation costs to Seaboard had to be increased More than e of its foreign competitors a Romise of continuing demand heavy construction was found increased National and local Public works programs for 1926, and the Secretary declared the textile and shoe industries As a whole also were running at High Levels of production. Or. Hoover believed prospects were favourable also for the automobile and tire industries and the railways with some improvement being shown in shipping. _ $ elected president Kansas City dec. 31.�? apr or. Liberty Hyde Bailey former Dean of thy school of agriculture at Cornell University Ithaca n. Y., was today elected president of the american association for the advancement of science in annual convention Here. Authorized return Washington dec. 31.�? apr Secretary Kellogg announced today that president Coolidge had authorized general Pershing to return to the United states for medical and dental treatment. Controlling interest in Nokomis Cotton Mills is purchased by northerners Lexington dec. 8i.�? apr Purchase of controlling interest fit the Nokomis Cotton Mill company Here by the Lang care sales company of new York was announced today. The transaction it was added was completed late yesterday. At a Tater meeting during the evening M. Gamewell was elected president and treasurer of the company. Transfer of the holdings of about fifty of the eighty stockholders was consummated during the Days meeting officials said. The Nokomis company has a capitalization of $100,000, former convict loved her and waited fifteen years for others demise was dying too slowly eur a Fine year Europe a no desert for Rdv e new year is expected to Lead the nation much fur ther away from slump battered body of the paralytic husband was found yesterday Iii at Washngton As leaders great War of two society women has reached its Climax today woman has confessed dead Man was persuaded to make his property Over to his wife jointly so that she inherits Era of better times rising Standard of living will see upward trend in wages everyone prosperous Farmer on thre Shom of new and improved conditions and Industry in satisfactory state in Washington dec 31.�? apr two rival society leaders of Washington Are giving new years eve balls tonight and the capital smart set is with an embarrassing situation. Having invitations to both affairs and warned by friends of the two hostesses that attendance at the others Ball will affect their future social ratings members of society Are wondering what to do. The customary Compromise that of attending both has been denied the hostesses being quoted to the effect that those who dance at one Ball will not be Welcome at the other. The rivals Are mrs. George t. Marye wife of the former american ambassador to Russia and mrs. Joseph letter wife of the Chicago millionaire both prominent Here for years. It was Learned that mrs. Marye was the first to announce a Ball who is to compliment her daughter Helen and her Fiance Lieut. William d. Thomas of the naval air service. Mrs. Leiter was said not to have received an invitation and a few Days later she arranged her own party. Mrs. Leiter was quoted by friends As saying that mrs. Marye had no right to new years eve for her Ball. To that mrs. Marye is said to have asked whether mrs. Leiter was to be permitted to dominate Washington society. Differences Between the two women Are believed to have resulted from a Christmas Charity Ball on whose committee mrs. Leiter served. Several society matrons wanted to change the Date of the affair but mrs. Leiter was Adamant and won out. Friends of both women were Busy today checking invitation lists with names of the who have accepted while holders of the invitations wrestled with the dilemma. Chicago Grain Chicago dec. 31.�? apr wheat prices took an upward swing today after a wavering Start. The Rise in the Market accompanied new buying on the part of the speculators who of late have been Sellers to realize profits. Liverpool reports of a Scarcity of offerings from Argentina were a stimulating Factor. The opening i l-4c lower to i 3-4c higher was followed by numerous irregular changes. Oats started 3-8c off to l-4c up and then held near to the initial figures. R. J. W. Wellons known by scores High Point people to preach a Sermon on 100th birthday tomorrow Rev. J. W. Wellons known in High Point where he has visited frequently will celebrate his Looth birthday by preaching a Sermon at Elon College tomorrow. Or Wellons has been a minister for More than 75 years and the College is looking Forward with pleasure to greeting hundreds of his friends on this anniversary occasion. Or. Well ohs has been a trustee of Elon College from the Day the the charter was granted March la 1880, an has never missed meeting of tire Board of trustees during All these years. Tomorrow morning at 10 30 of clock the anniversary exercises will occur in Uke Elon College auditorium. Mrs. J. L. Foster will preside at Tho Organ. Old Fomil Ain hymns will be used in processional and recessional numbers and there will be congregational singing of old familiar hymns which Are so dear to or. Wellons. Words of greeting Are to be Given ton behalf of the ministry of the churches by or. W. W. Staley of Suffolk va., and on behalf of the ministry of the churches by or. W. W. Staley of Suffolk. Va., and on behalf of the Public by Josephus Daniels Secretary of the Navy in president Wilson a Cabinet the greetings will be followed by or. Wellons Sermon after which an informal reception will he held in his Honor. Chicago dec. 31�? apr in the forty four yeas of their married life 65-year-old paralytic husband bought her ice Cream once while John Walton Winn a former convict loved her Aud waited 15 years for him to die. This was the defense of mrs. Eliza Nusbaum 58-year-old grandmother in a confession police say she made of plotting with Winn and three others to kill her husband Albert whose battered body was found yesterday on a Southside Prairie. Winn at a pistol Point compelled Edward coff to kill Nusbaum with an a coff said in a confession. With two pairs of ice tongs Winn and Goff hauled the body into the attic of the Home of mrs. Delilah Martin held Here As an accessory. After supper they redressed the body loaded it into Nussba nmn a Sedan and carried it to the Prairie abandoning plans to Burn the House or Bury the body in the Back Yard. Winn 37, was arrested in Crown Point ind., and brought to Chicago Early today. Held also were Goff. Mrs. Martin and Marion string Ham whose clothes were used to garb the body. First accusation against the grandmother came from her eldest son Roscoe father of eight children. His son Lloyd 20. Was then under arrest after police found blood stains and a part of the Grandfather s Skull in an automobile Lloyd was driving. In efforts to shield his son Roscoe told of the love affair of 15 years duration Between his Mother and Winn. She gave Winn $250 a month of his fathers Money Roscoe said. Once his father shot Winn through the head. A emotionally and without regret the police said mrs. Nusbaum told How she and Winn had planned for a Long time to kill her husband after a stroke of paralysis had failed to be fatal. A fragmentary diary in which she expressed fear that her husband would kill her was found in mrs. Nusbaum a purse when she was arrested. Several months ago she told the police she had persuaded her husband to put title to his property valued at about $50, 000 in joint tenancy with her so that it would pass to her at his death. Detectives believe Winn was involved in a recent Stock Yards Bank robbery. He served a Penitentiary sentence in 1924 for robbery. A letter which the police said was written by mrs. Nusbaum. Was found on Winn when arrested. Officers prevented his efforts to destroy it. It contained what the police called references to the slaying plot As follows a a i done to want to be in the House when it happens. In a a woman you know. A play Holdup and when you get him ransack through the House and tear everything up and Down. 1 hate to do it but it must be either you or me or him. This will be a pretty Good scheme providing it goes off As a Holdup or chinese general killed at station in peking peking dec. 30.�? apr Gen. Eral Hsu Shu Cheng and several members of his staff have been murdered by a bomb. After reporting yesterday to Tuan Chi Jui the chief executive of the results of his recent tour of Europe. United states and Japan general Hsu left to visit other military leaders and his train was bombed at Langfang. The bomb was thrown by la Cheng we son of general Luchien Chang who was killed by general Hsu in 1918 at a banquet. La Cheng we explained his act As revenge for his father s death. New Orleans Cotton new Orleans. Dec. 31�? apr the Cotton Market opened steady. First trades showed gains of 5 to 9 Points although Liverpool Cable were barely As Good As due. Prices eased off a few Points right after the Call but Good Trade buying developed and prices promptly r i lied january trading up to 13.7 March 18.77, or 7 to 16 Point above yesterdays close. The wide discount of Low Grade and a Premium of spots Over Neta months contracts Are musing a b for futures. At the end the first half hour the undertow was steady. Chicago dec. 20.�? apr financial Industrial and agricultural leaders Hail 1926 As promising to Lead the nation much farther away from the Bugaboo of Post War depressions. Their views representatives of the wholesale and retail dry goods railroads Farmers labor and banking Beth that in agricultural and live Stock regions find in Industrial districts agree that the new yet i i marshal in an Era of better limes. This Outlook comes on the Heel of a record breaking Christmas buying season which closed a a successful year during which Many business records were broken. A rising Standard on living will see an upward trend in wages and commodity prices business executives believe. The Farmer is on the threshold of prosperous Days Industry and manufacturers will increase production and need All available labor the railroads will be Busy with heavy traffic and year will be one of the largest. Firmer Money will tend to a moderate slackening of Stock and Bond activity and speculation in real estate and other Fields it is Felt. The prediction is for Ripple credit at satisfactory rates. A the Peak of this period of Prosperity p Bably will be reached during 1926,�?� says Leonard p. Ayres of the Cleveland Trust company a nationally known statistician. A in the earlier months of the year the course of the general business promises to be ascending to that Peak and during the later months of the year descending from the Farmers condition is on the whole the most favourable since 1920, says Samuel h. Thompson president of the american farm Bureau federation a but much remains to be done to put agriculture on a prosperous with business Strong but conservative in balanced proportion the year ahead of us should be one of genuine widespread Prosperity for All classes throughout All parts o the country a is the inspiring forecast voiced by James Simpson president of Marshall Field and company. A insofar As one can forecast the coming year 1926 should be a year of Prosperity equal to or greater than that of 1925, a year for the correction of those disparities which will exist a year for consistent expansion of constructive business a concludes Walter w. Head president of the Omaha National Bank entered in the agricultural Belt. A Prosperity is now an established fact and the future Outlook is splendid a said Frank l. Carey president of the Chicago Board of Trade. A underlying farm conditions Are healthy and sound and the farm credit situation is Good. The balance Between farm products and other articles having attained a More equitable testimony is taken in Ford libel Case Hopkinsville kv., dec. 30._ f apr taking of depositions in the $10,000,000 libel suit filed by car. In Sapiro. Cooperative marketing expert against Henry Ford and he Dearborn publishing company owned by the automobile manufacturer continued Here today. It is understood the depositions Are be eng taken for the purpose of establishment or. Sapiro a Conner with the cooperative marketing enterprises. They will be used a in the hearing of the Situ in Detroit next March and Are not expected to be made Public before that time. Reams in the Farmer Secretary trea user of the dark tobacco cooperative marketing association s to make his disposition today. Counsel for the opposing sides probably will be Here for the rec mender of the week. Sapiro a suit was based on tha v gallon that the Ford Publica. It a had accused him of exploiting the Farmers of America for his own personal gain. Welcome probe Charlott edec. 31.�?- apr an investigation of the North Carolina division United states veterans Bureau Here will be welcomed S. Pittman Divisi n manager Aid last night following u ports o. Irregularity in the office. Or. Pittman said the charge a a can to be Mississippi Leo All tobacco Wien iry states of Union insuring co Ops up to la i total number of lynchings Campaign to continue of lynchings for the past the next sixty Days out year were sixteen i of Raleigh nearly All in South miss Lewis to Chang number less than half the record for 1923, according to statistics newspaper woman takes up the Law for the year of 1926 Tuskegee gives report judicial Reform plan two of the victims wore insane while three had been released on trial by the courts the name of Gladys Cooper English actress a been linked with that of Rudolph Valentino screen Sheik. Rudy is now in Paris. Natacha rambo a his missus is in new York. North Carolina is ready to pay final tribute to a Good year Tuskegee ala., dec. 31.�? a. P a Mississippi led the states of the Union in number of persons lynched in 1925 six persons met death in that Commonwealth at the hands of mobs reports compiled by Tuskegee Institute show. The total number of lynchings for the year was 16, the same number As for the the year 1924. Florida and Georgia recorded two lynchings each while one each was reported from Alabama. Arkan. Sa., Louisiana Missouri Utah and Virginia. This number is 17 less than during the year 1923 and 41 less than for the year 1922 grand juries and their present meets May be abandoned in the state of North Carolina. I a pec1 to rut Raleigh. Dec. 31.�?South Carolinas sign up for the 65 per cent necessary to make the cooperative tobacco growers maximum strength began wednesday night and fori a he next 6 0 Days headquarter la Raleigh will be watching the result of that Campaign. There Are 158 local units in to South Carolina organization Ai this Campaign determines Thall of the cooperative marketing of Tabacco in that state. They Ara of to a new organization of the us Bacco growers cooperative As Socie Ion this Vear. For the present can pain contemplates dissociation two of the victims were insane. J from the old organization the report shows while Thiee had ten Days ago the South Caroli been released by the courts. Ten of j association met in Florence and of the persons lynched were taken solved through the organist from the hands of the Law say the i committee of the South Caroli report two being taken from jail i Belt tobacco growers cooperative and eight from officers of the Law j association not to a count any Dull outside the jail. Two of those Lyn caucus in arriving at the required Ched were burned at the stake percentage named in contract and while one was put to death and the hat we w1h make a fair and nobody burned. Curate count of the acreage signed i and do hereby Call Charlotte dec. 81.�? of a the stroke of Midnight next will bring Forth the peal of thousands of Bells the shrill blast of hundreds of factory whistles and the politically speaking the year held considerable activity it sight. One United states senator was to lie elected state senators and Repin Many sections county and Munt. Rosent Alves were to bi1 chosen and shouts of tens of thousands of Caro. J Lippi officers a e to again be in Ains As it Marks the formal reception of 1926. Iii every Village and Hamlet of the Countryside in every City o. The state citizens planned to observe a custom of centuries and a a stay up to see the Quot a old year out and the new year in. New years dances parties Home gatherings radio concerts Hunts and athletics were on tap to off i a varied night of festivity in greeting the new Comer. The Outlook for the year was As selected. The final Days of tile year will see the gathering of the Guird of the state legislature arriving in Raleigh for the informal a Schaus and a so Forth a that precedes the session. State Heads and legislation already enacted provide for the Cen. To nuance of the Highway building program with upwards of $10,000,-ooo still to be spent during that period on the provision of transportation systems. In Western North Carolina scores blight As the program of Celebration of business men were predicting an planned for its arrival from every even greater swing toward pushing Quarter came words of optimism in the a a Boom for that Section. A in Ding it. By Iii Ess looked toward a Good season. Farmers were hopeful for abundant c Ops following the driest year in a decade or More. Spirit of eagerness prevailed there. From every Side came tile forecast a a Bountiful year ahead a Good year pass i furniture Marke Federal Reserve drops dead while really expected to have meeting on Way to office to be Best held to plan a Branch of a doctor today prospects for a great january show Are Good in every respect a prospects Are better now for a big january furniture Market than before any previous Market a stated c. F. Long Secretary of the South on the proposal Carolinas to get a Branch of the regional Bank out of Richmond there were 39 instances in which officers of the Law pre enter lynchings. Seven of these w Ere in Northern states and 32 in Southern states. In 26 of the Caes the prisoners were removed or the guards augmented or other precautions taken. In 13 other instances armed Force was used to repel the would be Lyncher. In three instances during the year persons charged with being connected with Lynching mobs were indicted. Of the 41 persons before the courts 21 were sentenced the attention of the Public to the fact that thid had been anticipated in drawing a a present contract by the in for j nation requested at the Bottom the Campaign runs through february to the first of March. To purpose is to organise 65 per is of the acreage. If this does Lei succeed and the men Tura sign a 50 per cent or More Kilt fail of the 65, there will be a withdrawal Cia Lee allowing members to received suspended sentences i to by giving notice within 15 a it a dependent on Good Havior or from that failing the association pro four to 12 months on the roads one thirty Days in jail and fifteen Lorn six months on the pad to eight years in the Penitentiary. The sixteen persons lynched were negroes. Six or less than one half that failing the association pre needs. The South Carolina Campaign promises Well. Farmers in thai state have no doubt that the cooperative association has held no the prices of tobacco. They Woald of these put to death were charged i be disposed to sign a new contrite with attacking or attempting to at j if they had in mind Only past add tack women. The offences charged vantages gained under the Cooper were murder six attacking women j Ive plan. For neither in North at four attempted attack upon to j in South Carolina do the grown men two killing officers of the recall anything quite so violent Law two attacking child one insulting women one. John Anderson Hawkins the victim of heart attack pm furniture Market association this morning. The january show is to Start in january is Aud continue to january 30. A total of 175 exhibitors will show their lines at this Market and other exhibitors unable to show in the building because there is no floor space available. From buyers for come in up until come in at any for such a Long opening of More request i reservations have today than have i time in the past j period before the actual the furniture Market. J or. Long stated this morning that the building is filled to capacity As far As exhibitions Are Eon a Cern d and while the buying is always a proportion the prospects As to this to k unusually i Bright. It is believe d to at the Market will be a very live one in every expect. J the Secretary a office has sent 1 out in by thousand of a Sinai. A pamphlet which at actively Sci a Forth what a buyer coining May expect to find. I is a in pie to in its information and the Many buyers who will be Here for tile r first time As indicated by their request for into Mati n will be informed As to everything from exhibits and their location to hotels and rates before arrival train schedules from the main a ints Are included in the pamphlet also. Charlotte dec. 30.�? apr announcement of a hearing Janu Ary to by the Federal Reserve Board to establish a Branch of the fifth Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond was re1 Cei Ved with interest Here. It was recalled that Mere than a year ago the Board of governors of fifth District recommended the establishment of a Branch Bank in Are some City of the Carolinas and the naming of the january Date for a Healing was accepted As in accordance with the understanding Given District officials. No particular attention has been Given yet to the site for the Bank it is understood. To hold hearing washing Ion dec. To. A a a i i a hearings on the establishment the growers state of mind wiled the Market opened in the fall of 19 20. With the most expensively grown crop of All the years the growers the most trial info prices offered. I t a Rale go Headquarters will take no part in the local Campaign except on invitation from the Loci themselves. The association of flyers have thought it Well that thi growers make their own Agre ments and fix the condition j their own contracts. Miss Nell Battle Lewis extra i j diary newspaper writer of ral Jug Meigu h to take up Law for her 192$ a program and she is gathering her1 books for study or Blackstone. Miss Lewis who is a daughter of or. Richard Henry Lewis of Maui Pigh Simeur of Kemp Lewis of Dur Ham Dick Lewis of Oxford an. Ivey Lewis of University of Vir a Ginia. Is a Smith graduate Brilliant one too. And a classic contributor to the news Aud observer. Her Pecia Ity is of course literary Crin John Anderson Hawkins 38 years old died suddenly of a heart attack shortly after 9 of clock this morning. Accompanied by his wife or. Hawkins was on his Way to the office of a physician. He was walking on North main Street when seized with the attack and expires. In a few minutes. Or. Hawkins was born at Marion on August 22, iss 7, and. Therefore was 38 years of age. He Carne to High Point from Statesville a Little More than a year ago and sad been i Miami fla., dec. Is a making his Home at 611 South i Golf Dom paid homage today to it Hamilton Street. During his res.-1 newest sensation an unobtrusive dance in this City he had been em-1 24-Jvar-old, who yesterday led a Brilliant Field of present and past continued on Page five Young Long Island pro. Takes the Miami til Willie and location of a Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond i Hawkins of Miami beat va., to s Rve the southwestern por by a sister mrs. Ida tion of the fifth Federal Reserve was announced for january il5, t Duy by the Federal Reserve i Board. Been pm a 24-\-old played As fire Man for the Kearns hosiery Mill. Or. Hawkins is survived by his wife who prior to her marriage was miss Pear Price of Statesville by a son Glenn Hawkins by two daughters Annie Louise and Hilda Hawkins by a brother d. M. Fla., Ana Early of Marion. The body was removed to Yow funeral Home to to prepared for neral bad not Beu to burial. Arrangements forthe to fire Levi a in at at Raeford Ille de it re i tired rom a defective Ere of nos re last Nigl .1 at $200 i Brail 31 a have in. By. Flue to and Howell eau j a loss 0. Toe Blaze Rue ii n a la Arent v Flag Bat it is not in. Cur at Hickory. Champions to win Miami a second annual Golf open championship tournament at Hialeah. Almost unknown in the sport Klein a Long Island pro clicked off a Low 2 89 in the 72 hoi match play to win the laurels Cov i a Ted by a array of vet it ran play Jors champions and near Cha nil on alike. Klein. Sandy haired and freckle , left no doubts a3 to How is f in Quot strokes area of his n. A or rival. Jock hut Cal ? n a it v. M rh5 fax. Rite do Bijj the afternoon play. A not fraught under control until a he d. at red Springs Aberdeen i Nehru t and i Sruti in Pines had a assistance. The property destroyed the Seres of Nesbitt and Howell or and company i. Kethan and m s. Blue and the r it re hotel j and a War. House belonging to h. A a. Page. Or. Final play new Rouix Jevc. apr a a Shamus it new t cd a Naona. Us is outdoor Tenuis in air tue i Iii in air i Nomas of n.nza-,, in j., ii toe tii Ai run us of in Nui Onul boy indoor Tennis included o Uruu to eat t o a. O. T o is. A the a today Iau Elds Dele used Whiten Toeu j it Iva usus Chry mo., 2-6, 6-1, 6-1. Wane i alas won from Robert oui a of new York 6-0, 6-1. Double funeral. Ruth Al t a Roton. Doc. i a in Able fanneral service i were held Here yesterday for or mrs. T. Preston Goforth an aged c up who died within few of a k other. Or. Goforth monday afternoon Anil his wife followed him in death tuesday morning. Both wer about so Yea is of a ? and both Hadj been ill for several months. The funeral was one of the most tragic events Ever witnessed in this co to and was largely attended

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