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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 16, 1925, High Point, North Carolina High Point s population u 8. Government census. 1921 22,279 High Point Enterprise High Point the growing Industrial City of North Carolina has a total of 125 manufacturing plants weather forecast showers tonight and saturday warmer in extreme West tonight cooler saturday vol. 34�?no. La full associated press High Point n. A Friday afternoon october 16, 1925 20 pages today Price five Cento tired of playing dead this Man goes Home to face the charge of murdering women his a a Quot has e in life insurance but he did t care to remain in Germany where the food As Short governor s offer of parole is refused by convict at a this time a new York oct. 16.�? a. Pm William he Turner former Coal mine Foreman of Feu dist Pike county Kentucky tired of being a a dead in Germany is Back in this country to face charges of murdering the unidentified worker whose Tombstone hears Turners name. He is also accused of the murder of Percy Wilson another new yorker killed in a mysterious explosion in a Coal mine at Mccarr by. The fatal explosion was considered an Accident until Turner who blames others for the affair got homesick in Hamburg and wrote to a Kentucky Friend a letter that reached the authorities. When Turner underweight from Low rations with his belonging in a papier mache suitcase stepped off the gang Plank of the liner Resolute arrived from Hamburg yesterday he was greeted by Taylor Hatfield one of the famous Feu dist klan and a Deputy sheriff of Pike county. Hatfield showed1 Turner a warrant for his arrest. Mrs. Turner who has been living in Trenton n. J., with her five children since she and Turners sister mrs. Of f. Farley of Coral Gables Fla collected $85,000 insurance Atter Turners suppose death said she had thought her husband dead and had been bringing her children up in that belief. She said she had no part in the identification of the body. In Williamson w. Va., Joe jacks Turners father in Law who was an electrician for the Auburn mine at the Timo of the explosion last january has been arrested on a a Jour Der charge also. A we were blasting through gravel to a new Cut a Turner began his Story to Hatfield and new York police yesterday. A a Henry Wilson and some other men were setting dynamite charges. I was in another part of the ordinarily according to Turner it is a Safe and simple thing to attach wires to a dynamite charge then go Back to the electric Battery and plunger and set it off. But on the fatal night in january Ilia circuit must have been closed and the explosive went off As soon As the wires touched it. At any rate a Wilson and hi3 companion were blown to pieces. A i did no to know anything about it a continued Turner. A a that night a brother in Law of mine took me out to drink some White mule lie let me go where any one could see me. He kept making to drink and when i was Good and drunk he pulled a gun on me and said i would have to get out of town and stay out. He told my where to go and what to do. I in the meantime an investigation was held in the Little mining town of Mccarr in Pike county. Wilson was identified without difficulty and when Turners absence continued for several Days the other body badly mangled but about the right weight and measurements was identified As his. An insurance company paid his a a widow �25,000 and his sister $60,-000 without protest. Turner went from Mccarr to Columbus Ohio and thence to new York where he was met by his father in Law Joe jacks who had tickets for both of them to Norway. Turner left alone however. From Norway he went to Hamburg. A i got sick of hearing German Raleigh oct. 16.�? apr offered a thirty Day parole in order that he might go to his Home and provide for his family said to be in destitute circumstances Tajii f. Dumper Wake county White Man serving a Road sentence today declined to accept the parole a at this in making Public the Many a failure to take advantage of the offer of a parole Pardon commissioner h. Hoyle sink said a rapier gave no explanation of his reason for declining the parole. The dumper family is described by or. Sink As being in a pitifully destitute on being informed of this the Pardon commissioner took the matter up with governor Mclean the commissioner said. The governor and commissioner agreed to give the Man a thirty Day parole for the Sake of his family to allow him to get in a Winter Supply of Wood. Damp Iery a wife and several children Are without fuel the Pardon commissioner is informed. Dumper was convicted in Wake county Superior court in March of this year for having liquor in his Possession and was sentences to serve 18 months on the county roads. For i still on program Suffragan Bishop for Southern Brazil remains to be chosen for Christian Unity Church is committed to press for this through resolutions approved is standing by Creed by sloops decline to abandon the requirement of a profession of f a i t ii to the Creed Bucky Harris is resentful of wire of ban a did not pitch Walter Johnson for sentimental reasons he declares Washington oct. 16�? apr denying that he had pitched Walter Johnson in the final world series game at Pittsburgh yesterday for a sentimental reasons a Bucky Harris manager of the Washington senators declared on his return Hare Early today that be considered the criticism of his pitching selection by president ban Johnson of the american league. As a a a reflection on the Washington Pitcher. Harris statement was made in reply to a Telegram sent him by Johnson from Chicago in which the league president tempered his congratulations for a a a game fights with the assertion that Washington lost the series a because of sentimental reasons a in pitching Johnson. A sentiment played absolutely no part in my decision to pitch Johnson a Harris declared in his statement. A the pitched wonderful Ball. I regard it As a reflection on Walter Johnson to have such a thing said of Bim. President Johnson a remarks if his Telegram has been correctly quoted Are gratuitous and would have been better left the Washington manager said he had a no alibis to offer for the loss of the final game an the series. A the Breaks were somewhat against us a a he added. A your team went Down lighting and i feel that we will be in the thick of it next year. We Are not dismayed by the continued on Page 4 new Orleans oct. 16.�? apr action on a number of resolutions and election of missionary Bishops were matters awaiting consideration a the 4 8th triennial general convention of the episcopal Church in the United states resumed sessions Here today. The House of Bishops faced a task of electing a Suffragan Bishop of Southern Brazil for which one nomination was made yesterday and electing missionary Bishops for the districts of Idaho Arizona Kyoto Kyoto Liberia and Mexico for All of which a number of nominations was made during yesterday. The announcement that nominations had been made for the mexican missionary District came As a distinct Surprise to Many of the delegates attending the convention who believed that because of a secret session in Council in the House of Bishops to discuss aspects in the mexican Church situation that such action would be withheld for sometime. Committing the Church to press for the promotion of Christian Unity the House of Bishops approved a Resolution which recommended the continuance of the joint commission Fon Faith and order to the world conference and which carries a budget allowance of $25,-000 annually for the commission work during the next triennium. This must be concurred in by the House of deputies although no opposition was expressed to the Resolution from that source. A Resolution offered by or. F. H. Nelson of Cincinnati to the effect that in the baptism ritual the Church no longer requires a confession of belief in the Creed met determined opposition yesterday in the House of deputies and was overwhelmingly voted Down. A substitute Resolution to the one offered by or. Nelson was presented by or. W. H. Milton of Wilmington n. C., which would have modified the Nelson Resolution and which would have added a confession of personal Devotion to Christ was Defeated on a Viva Voce vote after a debate. Debates on the Resolution affect-1 i925 air King in 1909 plane. Social barriers not to be Christian Means or non trip nral Are broker Down perjs1> declares Stephens that is one of the Accom-1_4. _ Plis ments of the Locarno conference isolation is now past even As late As last year the French Premier was shy Over courtesies recovery is made now the late enemies take Tea together in All Good Fellowship at Tho conference it. Cyrus Bettis Winner of the 1925 pulitzer Speed trophy in civilian clothes seated himself in the plane that won the race from Albany to new York in 1909, and watched the air Kings race at Mitchel Field n. A presbyterian Synod of this state condemns teaching of evolution in Public schools witnesses testify Resolution passed to character of upon unum if Charlotte Man Locarno oct. 16.�? apr peace along the Rhine has not been the Only thing negotiated by the German during the past two weeks in Locarno. They have effectively broken Down the social barriers which imposed a state of isolation i upon them at former meetings with i the allies even As late As last year s j conference in London where m. Herriot the French foreign minister still was a bit shy about asking or. Marx then German Chancellor Over for a cup of Tea. The present conference May be said to have accomplished a Complete raising of the Post War social Boycott not Only As regards the degree of cordiality which marked the meetings Between the Heads of the Allied and German delegations but also with respect to the fraternal spirit in Quot which unofficial members of the various delegations Hobnob bed with one another. Mrs. Chamberlain wife of Austen Chamberlain the British foreign Secretary graciously poured Tea for Chancellor Luther and foreign minister Stresmann French journalists danced with the wives of their German colleagues and English newspaper men lured German scribes to the Tennis courts in the Early morning hours. The reciprocal Good will thus engendered on All sides was reflected in the executive and plenary sessions. Parisi Ennis Are using a specs Quot to dazzle the eyes of the observer Paris oct. apr Dame fashions last vagary in this Europe so City of fashions a has been to set All the women to wearing spectacles. The pretty get is of the 1925 Parisienne Are not weaker than those of 1924, but the celluloid frames of the Eye glasses made in any varieties of colors Are novel and Chic when they match her dress. A Paris optician in the Rue Rivoli who advertises himself As an a american opticians displays in his window a Large tray filled with celluloid frames Iii mauve Green beige Blue Rose and in fact almost any conceivable Hue that might be required to harmonize with the suit or frock. A i sell about too pairs of spectacles with Plain glasses through which anyone can see every Day a said the optician. A the Correct thing is to have the frames made in colors to match the heard by a Large Crowdus night or. Stephens pictures the awfulness of what is Means to be lost. Hans Are to attend a meeting for the strict local club w ill be w Ell represented at convention at Pinehurst defense called nine men to the stand to speak Good word for Brooks methodists named general delegates Statesville. Oct. 16.�? apr balloting for the eight clerical and eight Lay delegates to the general methodist episcopal conference next year was held today. The following were named on the first and second ballots clerical j. H. Barnhardt and a. Chappell. Lay delegates c. H. Ireland j. B. Ivey g. L. Hackney j. F. Shinn and l. H. Phillips. Hendersonville oct. 6.�? apr the defense resting the baptism ritual consumed de today in its Effort to save Bonnie Brooks from the electric chair on a charge of playing former mayor Sam Bryson of this City. The state began its rebuttal testimony to refute the Contention of the defense that Brooks was insane at the time he killed Bryson. Just How Many witnesses the state will Call was not known but it is believed impossible to close the Case and give it to the jury today. The defense today put on several character witnesses favouring Brooks. Most of the Day. Another important matter before the convention yesterday was a motion to reduce the membership of the House of deputies by decreasing the number of delegates from each diocese. This received a setback when the committee on canons and resolutions reported unfavourably and was placed upon the Calendar. Bills for funerals of victims of Shenandoah Are not paid by u. S. Washington oct. 16.�? apr the Navy department declared today that in returning Bills sent to it by families of the victims of the Shenandoah disaster covering funeral expenses that it followed the Only course permitted by Law. Under the Law and rulings of the comptroller general Navy officials asserted $150 was the maximum allowed for burial of a member of the Navy killed in line of duty. This it was declared was allowed for the Shenandoah victims but in several cases Bills were received from families to cover additional expenses Ben honoured. Body in session at Mooresville Joes on record against theory Wiles a Fate placed in hands of Durham county jury Early today Durham oct. 16.�? apr following a c liar a which required More than an hour to be delivered Tho Case charging Robert h. Wiles of Columbia s. C., with the murder of his wife and Ralph b. Gordon was Given to the jury at 10 27 of clock this morning. Judge Henry a. Grady in delivering his charge declared there was no such thing in North Carolina As the unwritten Law which Tho state contended was used by the defense in building up its Case. Judge Grady told the jury that Wiles had pleaded self defense and if they believed his testimony the they should return a verdict of a not on the other hand the judge declared the state contends that Wiles is guilty of committing premed _ rated murder and a if the state has proven to you beyond a reasonable doubt that Wiles killed in cold blood then you should return a verdict of murder in the first the judge also quoted the Law concerning second degree murder Aud manslaughter and urged the jury to try the Case entirely upon the evidence that had been introduced during Tho trial and upon the Law As Given them by the court. Wiles sat with lits counsel father and Friend throughout the judges charge and apparently was Only slightly nervous As the jury retired. Rum smugglers Are captured by federals Washington oct. 16.�? apr the coast guards a dry Navy had captured 238 seagoing vessels and approximately 400 prisoners since its concentration against rum smugglers was started about seven months ago. This result has been obtained with the loss of four government ships and about three members of their Crews. Making Public the figures today the coast guard said its captures of rum has exceeded $ 10,000,000 in value. Potato statistics Chicago oct 16.�? apr j potatoes receipts 111 cars total in. S. Shipments 1,371 trading Hendersonville oct. 16.�? apr introduction of character witnesses by the defense and an attempt to Controvert the testimony previously Given by h. I. Gentry one of the a r a a witnesses featured the trial today of Bonnie l. Charged with killing Sam a Bryson former Hendersonville mayor. The defense attorneys Callea Ninf character witnesses shortly after the opening of court and All of them testified in effect that so these have not i far As they knew his reputation in the Community was Good. Among i them were Brown Low Jackson United states marshal for the Western Federal District r. Clarke president of the first National Bank John s. Forest contractor r. T. Freeze it Mill j. Ilo Utson county commissioner t. U. Raymond Edwards lord a n. A. A. Rusher contractor and Charles Rochelle furniture merchant. On questioning by the prosecution several of these witnesses stated that Brooks had appeared nervous to them but not Peculiar while several others when asked if they knew whether Brooks had been addicted to drugs replied that they did not. Frank Jackson Carpenter was placed on the stand first yesterday afternoon to testify for the defense that h. D. Gentry the states witness did net see Bryson in a position where he was Able to fire the Mooresville oct. 16.- apr resolutions protesting j the teaching of the theories of evolution in the Public or de-1 Nom tat it Nal schools of the i state were passed today by the Synod of North Carolina presbyterian Church of the United states in session Here. The resolutions adopted urge a Dos supervision to prevent teaching anything contradictory to Christian truth As reverted in the word of god a a special committee appointed to consider a the whole subject touching the teaching in the secular schools ibid institutions of the state certain things recognized As contrary to their Faith a submitted the resolutions. The Rev. R. Bridges do editor of Charlotte was chairman of the committee. The resolutions assert that Mere rigid censorship of books used in the slate and Public schools would express the desires of the people of North Carolina and it is urged that any teacher a inculcating theories which tend to destroy the Faith of our Young men and women in the old and new testaments As the inspired word of god a be promptly removed from his or her position. Dead after a Brief illness used 90 she Dies at the Home of her daughter an invalid six years mrs. Lydia Rominger one of the oldest women in the City died shortly before 12 of clock last night at the Home of her daughter mrs. N. Brown 105 Carrick Avenue. Death followed an illness of two weeks with pneumonia. Mrs. Rominger was the wife of a c. Rominger and had been an invalid for about six years. She and her husband discontinued housekeeping about eight today a weekly luncheon of the High Point kiwanis club at the Sheraton hotel was devoted to a discussion of plans for the annual convention of the Carolinas District to be held at Pinehurst november 5 and 6. The local club expects to Send a Large delegation to the Pinehurst meeting and the clubs quartet consisting of Gurney Briggs louts Stookey Crawford Phillips and receive Herman Abels is on the convention program. High Point Kiwan ians also will compete with other Kiwan ians of the District for honors in Golf. The following have been selected to represent the local club in the Maine. Prince Lawrence Matton Comer Covington Clyde Martin and Tom Gilliam by j. Worth Bacon nearly 4.000 persons heard re a George Stephens a the praying evangelist a explain very thoroughly what it costs not to be a Christian in one of his Best sermons at the Tabernacle last night. A it costs something to be a Christian but it costs tremendously More not to be one a he declared. Or. Stephens admitted that the theme for the Sermon last night j was not original. He said he found a pamphlet shortly after he had been converted. On the pamphlet were these words a what it costs j not to be a he decided then and there that if he Ever preached the gospel he would us that a a subject for his Sermon. The pamphlet he explained was lost Long ago but the words on the Back of that paper have not been forgotten and will never be for gotten by him. D there Are multitudes of began the evangelist who will not surrender their lives to Jesus Christ because they claim it will mean amp sacrifice. They believe they can not enjoy life. The Only sacrifice to be made he said is th1 surrender of sin. A the trouble is,4 he went on a the Devil has got Yod deceived and you go around an a say a just look what i be got to give up to be a there Are lots of folks said or. Stephens who claim to be christians but who Are not entitled to the name. It s All Rig act to be a Church member but Rev. George Stephens would t have men and women put the cart before the horse. He wants them to get right with god first. A what do i mean by a real Christian a he asked. A a Christian is any Man woman or child who comes to god As a sinner then re Jesus Christ As their per Sonal Savior confess him by word of Mouth and then Endeavor to live for him Tay to Day. The Devil has multitudes of people deceived. They Don t know a that a real Christian the evangelist offered to present his watch and a Roll of Money to any Man or woman who could say at the close of the service that be the attendance prize at the did not profess to be a Christian luncheon today was Given by c. E. Diffendale and was won by Max Rones. The program committee for the next luncheon consists of Charles Hayworth and a. E. Tate. It condemns rail Board at ant i Cicitt n. J., oct. I. Map a the american federate it a of labor at its concluding session years i today voiced its condemnation of the ago and for the past six years she the transportation act and had made her Home with her daughter Here. The deceased was born in Stokes county on March 24, 1835, a daughter of Jacob and Rosa Barrett Crouse. In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons c. S. Rominger of Winston Salem and e. E. Rominger of Roanoke va., and by two daughters mrs j. N. Brown of High Point and mrs. L. Foltz of Winston Salem. Mrs. Rominger was a member of Friedburg moravian Church near Winston Salem and the funeral services will be conducted there sunday morning at la o clock. The pastor. Rev. John Mcchristian and Rev. E. A. Holton will officiate. The funeral party will leave the Home at 9 30 of clock. Railroad labor Board. The Boater said a committee report no longer has the regard or respect of any political party and its abolishment w Ould be a but the painless excise Sion of a dead withered a congressional investigation of the a a monopolistic Bell Telephone system was urged. Had never repented or confessed Christ and yet had peace in his or her mind and heart. A no Man or he cried a has peace who has t got the the Prince of peace he is the son the Prince of peace. He is the son of id. And he is in this meeting ready to save speaking of Homes that Are broken up because of sin or. Stephens said. A did do anything possible to keep a Home together rather than to have the children Bear the disgrace of a broken a not to be a Christian a he continued. A costs the sacrifice of Joy. Of you say a i know folks who Are christians who Are not do continued on Page 4 police round up band of alleged Auto thieves Here 8 arrested police Here have rounded up a j Section. It is requested that those band of alleged automobile thieves vrho have had parts stolen from who Are believed to be responsible it Ute police header tors tonight or Early tomorrow to what youth think of old thrillers for the theft of at least seven automobiles recently. Eight Young White men have been arrested and j were being held today in the cite Jai for a preliminary hearing in j police court tomorrow morning. Identify the same. It is requested especially that this be done before the preliminary hearing tomorrow. Owners of a number of the cars stolen have been located but ail have not been found. One of the was taken from the which Hobby horses Rockford ills., oct. 16.�? i those arrested Are Jesse Varner j cars stolen a a i Heiteen year old Omaha Robert Upton. Claude Dickey Bir a cite lot on boy after Reading the a adventures die Williams Ben Mcmahan Rufus were operated. The police have of Tom Sawyer a a declared he liked j Shuskey. Yester Hendricks and been unable to find the owner of the Book a but yet i think it is the Claude Hunt. That machine and if he is in the worst Book for boys in their in Roundup of this band of alleged City he is asked to communicate mature thieves was the result of Clever with the police immediately he was one of 36.750 school1 detective work by Plain clothes among the machines stolen was children w to helped to answer the officers George b. Wimberly and a Winston Salem automobile and old question of Parent and teacher i d. Ii. Hancock of the local police three from Greensboro. All the a what shall the children department. Or. Wimberly and cars were stripped after being today by relatives of general about 800 teachers to 35 cities j or. Hancock wore at work on the taken out of the cities in which Isaac r. Sherwood 90, for 2u j collected the ballots cast by the Case for several Days having taken they were stolen. Batteries tires years a number of Congress from youngsters and made their recon j charge after one of the thieves had generators motor meters and other the ninth Ohio District who died j Mendat Lons which resulted in a the i been reported to have sold an Auto-1 parts have been recovered yesterday. I funeral services at Winnetka graded Book list a of i00 Mobile tire Here. The tire was it is toe opinion of the polio which United states senator Frank books Mabel Vogel explained by i stolen in Virginia. That they have under arrest la b. Willis of Ohio will deliver an fore the Illinois Library Atocia-1 officer Wimberly stated today men who Are responsible for the Eulogy will be held monday. Tion today. That each of the eight men arrested i Petty thefts which have been cum general Sherwood one of Ute j a fourteen year old boy of had confessed to having taken a i muted in this Section recently last surviving High officers of the j Quincy mass., after Reading a Evan part in at least one of the thefts. Message of sympathy for Sherwood a family Toledo. O., oct. 16.�? apr messages of condolence from All pans of the country were received of its a Auer reacting "nvan-1 part in at least one of the thefts. Reports of the theft of Parte from just fair Market Shad easier j first 3hot in the Duel Between the civil War. Had been ill for several j serine declared it Doest seem the police Are endeavouring to automobile have been made in i Wisconsin nand Minnesota sacked j two men and this morning several i months but in fast for Only two j possible that a girl would walk so find the owners of All the Automo round Whites 245 at 260 wisc on witnesses were offered by the de weeks. Many Miles for her Beau when Biles and also the owners of parts i sin bulk round Whites 235 at 255 tense in corroboration of his Tea-1 he was first elected to Congress Snow a girl walk one mile which were taken from the a j Minnesota sacked Early Ohio s 290. A Timony lift 1s72, i to see him Chines and from other cars in this Large numbers recently and after diligent Effort the Plain clothe men have rounded up those but sieved responsible for the or Intis

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