Famous old die found Sep 1926 ~ of Augusta Bechtler & Christopher Bechtler's gold $! coin. Two died used in coining $5 are still unaccounted for says Mr Tapp who bought the die>

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In on In by of our the the o the of FAMOUS OLD DIE FOI'ND tt'ai TJted to Cttt Gold Coins in the long; Ago in North Carolina Krom the Greenville Piedmont. Tho die on which August Bechtler German immigrant, made his famoiiN 'itrolinu gold In the hills of North Carolina, near Huthe.fordton, has been discovered and I now In pm- MCHHloq of Gerald W. Tapp, coin and curio collector of of Gecr.. . Mr.. Tapp inld that he first heard ol the die thru a number of persons a ho now live In this tt te but who were descended from Bechtler. By long search and hnrd work on his part he wa to get the 11 die unod by Bechtler, ultho the two dies used In coining $! pieces are still uuaccoiiDt ed for. ' Carolina gtdd joined by the Becht lers was famous over this section In tho '30s nnd '40s and some of the ofiint! ore still treasured by coin coKl letors. Many of the colna are snln to be In existence yet In the vicinity of Hutherfordton. Kerr Wilson, al derman from Ward 4. who orlginnlly lived In North Carolina, haa several of the coins made by the Iter hi lers In addition to August Bechtler, Christopher llechler also coined gold both In North Carolina .and in Geor gia. He coined more varieties thtn August Bechtler, however, nuk ing gold pieces f larger denomln'a-tkms than $5. ' . Mr. Tapp says he also hn gotten trace of the press used by Augti? Bechtler and hopes to locate It with in the next few week. With the press and die he expect to have one of the most valuable relic to be ob tained of the history of the Caro- Loyal to Mate the air into food for the human fain lly. - Already ' processes have been develoied for the product o of tin man food through the growth of the yeast plant which makes It possible to produce food at a very low cost and In enormous quantities In a very short time. I - "The world depends for It food supply upon the production of season able crops and the development of mature animals.' It may be that generation yet unborn will derive a major part of their food supply from the nutriment ynthelxed In a few hours by the yeast plan and by the utilization of sources' of energy which when controlled tar . excel tho now utilised In the production of food. en" mTCTketifty nrwlB M city block, ssld Dr. Barnard, ran produce in the form iff yeast as mffch food value a l.ooo anen working on 75,000 acres under ordinary agrieul tural condition. . 7 i "To the chemist 4 the Malthnalan doctrine Is but the sad reflection of a pessimistic world." be declared. . (V W h ft ; I 1 . v - -"i'i i.""r . a 'J '"' tin. ThomM Uer U '-tin her wny tofretfcrnl Court In New Tork to eomjorl. tJ husband, Colotid Mcr. od trial with former Attorney : General llarry U Daagherts on charges of conspiracy w dcfrandfGoTenmycnU Una of nearly a century ago. v The dl now in Mr.fiapp p---eslon peclftn VCarollna Oold. Au- gust Bechtler; Byw.wni. iay "One. Dollar Tho rolni DiHr. hf tnii..lliwWBxnKBw"v under authonity otih Und .W1"1" government nd of emirse pawed a t.rfrL ; The" nr'ea which he hone to get ituired two hten to operate, Mr. Tup or ,w'n to,d that amount ot man-power uv been" need iff pressing the gold UO bap for (he ft n. v

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  1. The Index-Journal,
  2. 16 Sep 1926, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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  • — Famous old die found Sep 1926 ~ of Augusta Bechtler & Christopher Bechtler's gold $! coin. Two died used in coining $5 are still unaccounted for says Mr Tapp who bought the die>

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