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TAFI MAY BREAK
Laurels Already lli^ in Matter
of Important Measures
MANY MORE ARE TO COME
Yet Congress lias Not
Passed \ny Hill Over
[Special to Tin rimes-Dispatch )
Washing!,is:. Aagiisi 11. ?-With the
expected disapproval of the sie? !, excise
or income tax bill, and the "budget"
V.lls and several other measures which
may pass Congress next week, Presl-j
dent Taft will go down in history us
one ol the most active Widders of the
veto who ever lived hi the \Vhitcj
Taft s veto record probably surpasses
that of any other President in tile last
quarter-, entury. Cleveland's vetoes
vveri filmed mainly at pension bills
president Taft already has vetoed \
twenty-live bills. By th< ?tut of hn
btlitr Week in- will have swung the
nxt it gainst possibly a dozen tuoic. ri
is regarded as certain fct. will dlsai*
provi the legislativ, bill because of j
fin seven-year civil service tenure and
the abolition uj the Commerce'Coiii i.
All the tariff bills will receive the
presidential disapproval unless they
in. prepared as recommended oy tlie
Tili army appropriation bill, already
one. vetoed because it disrupted the
uriiiy organization, will (.ass Congress
tins we..k somewhat emasculated, bui
Tn't may still withhold his signature,'
Tin post-oilier bill, besides piov'dlng
for a parcels post, may carry jr."'" i.,-,
' fpr good roa ls. an annual appropri?
ation to which Talt may object. If
the 11 titliti junction and contempt bills
get through, it is believed they will
draw presidential disapproval,
Taft's lust use of ih,- veto, which
attracted national attention was ..a
August l.'i. mil. when he ret 11111..I the
Arizona ntul New Mexico statehood bill,
basing ins disapproval on ih. recall
of judges in the Arizona Constitution.
Two days later. Taft veto.-.! th.- first
i .a lollettc wool bill. Next day tile
tanner.-: free list bill met a similar
tan. ti.id. likewise, on August L'2, the
On June 17. r.'ij. he -em back the
army appropriation hill, anil on August
il he vetoed the seen ! wool bill.
The President lias failed to approve
a number of private pension bill;, lie
ri fns.-d to siu:n a resolution that would
nave readmitted to \Vest Point somi!
cadets dismissed for hazing. Meiri r
cehtly he returned without approval a
message to rolmburSi subcontractors
lor wor'. don..- on the b'hoshonc Irri?
gation projei t.
Severni attempts iiayc been nuidi :??
P*ss measures over the veto. Only the
Senate so far has mustered the neces?
sary two-thirds und this was on tho
Mioshonc reimbursement bill. It has
110: been consider. 1 In th.- House since
tin- President's veto
Amherst, Ya . August 11.? 1 If regu?
lar August tei in ot the Amherst cir?
cuit Court will convene heru .Monday,
th. uih iiisiant. Thcri hri uulti a
numbi r "i criminal matters on the
.i<. 1 to bo att. tilled t" N>. civil casus
will be tried at this term.
tfaf'mera from nearly every section
, : tlie county report that crops nr..
suffering greatly from tin- continued
dry weather, some sections were til
visited recently by a very severe hail
storm j and whoi.- fields of tobacco were
almost eonvpl itely destroyed, corn was
also Injured, the fodder boliig torn Into
shreds by the hail stone?. .Melons tire
plentiful, and iiulte a .I deal of fruit
is being srbl on the market here,
Thi . piecjrn.oti* Baptist Association
will cohveiie" In the Baptist Church
h<r. next Tuesday. The opening ser?
mon "Hl l"' preached by Bcv, .1. W.
Mint?, of .louesboro. Nelson County.
.; calvin Moss bf i.ynchbiirg. w-tll rep?
resent th- iJiymch's Missionary Move?
ment Other prominent speakers are
r.ls.. expected to be present
The county school hoard met here
yesterday and had their annual settle;
? ? t with the treasurer, 'in account
of th-- Inclement weather. Superinten?
dent F ?'. Campbell was not present.
There Is a movement on foot to estab?
lish a high school nt Lowesvllle, in this
. bunty, this fall.
The premium list for the Amhers?,
Courtty Fair !s .fust out. Th.e fair will
to gin on October 30 and last three
To Increase leaclu-rs' Salaries,
[Special to Th'- TltnCSf OlSpatphj]
Danville, Va . August 11.?At the
it hlhly meeting of th.- common Coun?
cil which meets Tuesday next, the
Fl ban co Committee will recommend
tin' appropriation of |3,fi00 t.. 1..- de.
'?'.b d to Increase the salaries >.f the
city teachers of the primary and gram?
mar grades This will mean a 10 per
cent Increase in their salaries. The
women t e it che rs hnvc for a long time
b'en agitating for 11 hiebet- scab- or
recompense for their labors, and the
r>- " ? liri?- been received with much
gratification The male teachers are
nil engaged lipon a contract w hich pro?
vides nn Increase i., their salaries
every two years until thi ;:.."??"> mark
has been reached.
The original resolution was offered
hy c c, Shead the chairman of the
Tionrd of Aldermen who Urged tlie
nporoprlr.tion of j-. ,-.?, 1,,,, ?f,,.,. ,)llt.
?V liberation the Cbmmltlci dee|,i,.,i
Married 1 n?t Kehletnhrr
f Special to The Times-1 .isprwch 1
Danville August II.?After keening
their secret for nearly twelve irithn
TS P Slgmae.- of New ton N '
>?Ss* l.lla Fowler, daughter of >;, ',,,?[
Mrs. C ft, Fowler ..f this cltv g'entlv
r-rokr the news to the girl's mother
That thev were married In North Car..
Jlr?i in sv Member last
The maternal bless! nc was lmm<
ellatejv lifistdwed urion the rour.h ar>d
Berry's for Clothes'
In IS'" a booklet waa published in Xcv
Vork called "The \it of Tying the
Cravat," and there were thirty-two coi
rcct methods of arranging it.
Tying Iii- cravat was, tu the man o!
affair-, wli.it the atl Ol giving a dimit-r is
to a statesman.
In live minutes weeian sh.ow i
you evei-y correct style to-day. \
Lovely cravats al -2i5e i lint |
Thousands of 'em.
Socks al 23c thnt snve you nj
quarter on every pair bouriht.*
ISpCclal t?, The Tin:- K-Dlpputch. 1 j
New Vork, Augiisi 11- I'recuuilona
to prevent the sale of tltii residence of!
Ute la',- Coiisuplo, the Dowagur Ducheas I
of ? arlborough, at -". fjrosvenor Square,
London, anil the duchess' valuable c?l- I
lection of jewels, arc disejosed in a re?
port concerning the Estate of the I
duchess filed in file Surrogate's C uri
to-day by Marry U. llolltns, John L
Cudwhlador and Frcdcr", k U. Beach.
The report shows thai without ob?
taining permission frbiu tlu- aurrogatc,
as the law requires, tin American , \<-.
cutora sent $Ui;liO to ihe Kugllsh ew-1
cutoi*s to make up the lellclt In tin '
death tax imposed under the fciiiglisti;
laws >>n tin est it,- of the countess, ih< I
total ta Mimo.inting to nwr 51 '"?.<.
Th.- executors illed an application
I.. ? I., .- nd tin- money abroad.
Th.- null; ,,f th,- .-state consists: of se?
curities in tins country, b it before th
surrogate could aril 'he money had
been aetit. The executors explained
that the I'.ngilsh executors, staling
that unless th, death titx was paid Im?
mediately, tin Urosvcuor Si|ii|ire hous,i
and the jewels, which about all the
property of th-- (luclies.i in Hull coun?
try, WO lid 1.? sold and tin- tax de
u Ueted froth t he pro< <???
Tin report Mod ye sterday shows that i
th- reversionary interest m tin nstut
?l th.- duchess, which Is to ?.j to hurl
Ms;.-r. Lady Llstor-Kaye, amounts to,
J 60, MO, while tin- InteroHH of Mai'y
Tiffany, of which William K. Vancler-i
lilt is the trustee, is $80.000. The
share of Knilly' Vxtuigil is $80,100.
Th.- value of the estate In thlt coun?
try is SJ.:: ami tin balance m
the hand;: of tin executory; Is $2,140,
colors are paving SM i quarterly lit
th. present b?ke of Manchester fori
tin- maintenance of his sop, viscount
Maiidcvillc, while they are paying $100
ii tin Uuelioss .-. Manchester, who was
M-.s.- Helena Zimmerman. fdr Ihe
ninlntenaiue ol her ilnee younger,
Tin report show., that of tin- se?
curities comprising the personal ea
late ot tin- duchess, tin- following hold?
ings ai. tin largest: United States
s'teel, ? 117,000. I'cihnsylyiitijii Riiiiroatt,
-!i.i... South, in Pacific. $!!68i.', Ull'i
Lelllgh Valleyi $121.000.
t \i MTI.Xti Mil l*.'..
tine Part.' ? stehe? l,OOD rounds of Fish
Hie Other KIN- n liorne,
Fredcrlcksburg, Vi?.. August 11.?The
Earli ?'?nd Club, of Baltimore, on a
tw.. v.u.- cruise on tin- i in ca peak
Baj and lt? iribiitarlcSj wem into i :
| bann,I. on th, l?wer llippaliai.no I;
ltlver. a fett days ago. and had with
them 1,000 pounds of bluellsh, which
tiny caught in the Chesapeake Buy
with nook and line.
* A party on a yacht from Norfolk,
which has been cruising on the low.-:
Rappnhannock l:iv.-r. while in Carter's
Creek a few- days ago, shooting at a
target near tin shore, struck a horse
belonging t.. tines smith, colored, ol
I.in. ister C'ountyi and tin- animal died
Smith bar brought suit for the raltn
I .-p. clal to Th, I tun s-1 u.-patch.)
Rulclgh, x. C, August 11.?-Mouda>
afternoon there Is to be an airing bl t
remarkable shooting affair that .
curred late Saturday night, when Clink
Llllngton, drug elet'k in the uptown
drug stor. ,,f || r Hicks, fired on lien
Kohhlns, son of superintendent W. il
Ftobbltts, of the Wak<i Wafer Company's
plant, as the rllmax of :, difficulty thai
am.-.- In tweeii them while towing
boats more than a week ago at tin
hew Bloomsbur.v Park, when their
collided tiuil ICllington called
Nobbins M-ry bad names. Tie two
young men met last night, nnd Rob
bins demand, d an apology. Ellington
drew a revolver and fired, tin- bulb t
phasing between Rohblfis's body and
rlu-ht arm. Itobbllll dasind nTier El?
lington in spite of his having a gun.
and ran hin, Into hlr; home ?n Martin
I ngnu?-ment \unouneed.
Prif-lerlcksbtirg, Vn . August IL?
Sirs; ('hartes Willi.mi Hunter, of Ap
pntnaitox, Vai, announces tin engage,
meht oi her daughter. Miss Carrie
Olivia Hunter, to Marlon nordon Willis,
.lr? of I'rederlcksb'irg, \'a The w.,1
is not a cheaply concocted bread preparation that simply
raises the dough; ? it is a scientifically compounded Bak?
ing Powder of recognized food value as well as the
greatest leavening quality.
Sold by all good Groccri. Insist on having it.
Senate Discusses Federal Aid
for Improvement of
Washington. August 11.?Increased
pay for rural mall carriers und fed- |
< ral appropriations for good roads
hold Hi" Interest of the senate yester?
day in d. Sat, on tin' post-otttce up
prolti-iatlou Mil. Attempts to bring
both subjects to a vote wet,- defeated
by tin Inublllty of senate leaders to ?
keep a (|uorutn In the chamber. i
The plan for Federal aid to public
road building in the Stales will bo]
taken up to-ino. row and it vote bad on j
several Important amendments now;
!>? ndlng. 'riils win i.e followed by a '
Mite "ii Senator Johnston's amend-]
meat to increase pay of rural carriers
trout SI."Oil to $l,:;0o per year.
Tlie posl-uillCe Mil as passes] by I
the House carried the Shaekelford
lord amendment authorizing the gov?
ernment to hvl|> defray the cost of I
maintaining roads used tor public put -',
poses. The Senate committee bad put
in its pluce a Federal commission to in- j
restlgute the subject before any money j
is appropriated, St nuior Over- ,
man. of North Carolina, Introduced an !
uiticndincnl f?r an appropriation of
teOa.UOO to euch State for good roads. .
tto lie available ..- SdOn as the state
appropriated .. like amount.
Senators Gionna, McCuihber, Sim- !
rnohs and Jlohiisoti led tllv light
lor increased pay for rural mall
carriers. Tlie Son Hi committee has
authorized an increase of 1?) per cent,
from $1,000 to $1,100,
Legislation to prohibit postal em
ployes fluni joining ? outside labor or- i
oanlzatlons'' was urged by Senator
Nelson and others. Senator Nelson de- I
el a rod postal employes Should bo nl- j
lowed to have their own nrqutilr.u-1
Hons, but that It would he a "cula- '
mity if they were joint orgahlr.a- .
tions like the .Vmericah Federation of'
Labor, wlier, they might be ordered
out "on strikt ."
(Special to The Tlmes-Otspatch i |
Oliaucock, Vit., August 11.?IStisti C. j
K-llani died in the hospital at \\il- |
lluinsburg, where In wtis taken ten
days ago. Mr. Keitum taucht in the
private and public ?chools tlie,
county for forty-nine years, lie was,
pensioned only about a >ear ago. I
Miss sarah t*. PittltsOII tripped and j
fell foi the street Wodlie't my morning,
breaking her urn near the shoulder
.lohn I .M ward Paulson died suddenly I
of paralysis at Helle Huven Friday, I
aged Seventy-one years. He was nj
gallant Confederate soldier. Mr. Paul?
son is tie second old soldier to pars I
away since the meeting of the vet- ,
eians at Accomnc Jnnuark PIN Si?
tten! Ouvls's birthday. The death oi"
another "Uncle Peter Payne" Is >.n
Tlii I'. mot . ail. congressional pri?
mary I ?? the l'i: .-t 1 dstrlct will be
hold Saturday. Atigusl .'I Mr. Jones
will itddrit-ss the ^lectors at a h?ni
bfi of places in the count: during
Samuel .1. I.ainhdin. a Mexican war'
veteran, passed his olghty-seventli
uiile-stoiie Ft1 lay
?|'li. city fathers of Ch|nqotea^uq
have contracted with the LuWls Gtitj
Company to light the town.
Pursuant to an act of the I.-is
iitturi? ol ibis . Judge .lam.- 11.
I'l. i. l.. . ha; appointed II. mi :ti Brtt
tihghatu, I. ii Thornton, Marlin Hall I
and II.;.? A. Biindick to ikci ivltli
tlie supervisor Of Atlantic Hist: let.
Asliion i.'iellihcr, as the Atlantic IHs
? trict H.a.i p.oant. They will direct
the expenditure of the J1?.OO0 for
which the district was recently b?ndr
ll k?ltet Pali. A new building
lias been OreOted in Wlilcll to display
Hi.- work of the children oi A.-comae.
Hon. Harry St Clcorgo Tucker will
mike an address. Superintendent Q
tl, .loyncs has been In correspondence
with lion. Woodrow Wilson, who has
protiiiscd to h, present if possible.
Vmerlean-tiei'innn Milane- I nvored.
[Special Cable t-- TU.- Tttno.vDlspatch.1
1 Berlin, August 11.?-Tlie rcceiit sug?
gestion oi in Amcrlcan-Oorinan al
I Banco tor the protection >f mutual in?
terests in the Far Cast, as Qg.tlnat the
special int .?rests of Knglaud, Busala
and Japan, meets with mue.il favor in
s. mi-oiii. iai circles here, a high diplo
pist, who lor obvious reisonn i.i ii'.t
i named, i-l on tliis subje. I
"There already e.vlsis betw^eep tlie
i im. : States and Gerlnaby an ligroo
I incut that i- tantamount to an tinwrit
iiteh iilliiitici i oi Joint action and mtir
thai Interest- m the Par Fast, and
i along tin iiv.-s of which the two na?
il ions hav. i.i Working since an ? \
jeniinge of diploriiatiti notes in VVttsh
"There are many reasons why the
i ntied States and derma hy should
island shoulder tu shoulder in the Fin
i-.aM. and progressive Hermans Would
welcome anything that would Ming
closer the political relations of the
!?,. countries as they may stand alon.
in tin Par Fast as against the group?
ing ? i other interests."
I It was learned In olhrtal circles that
; in a i irroVi sense Ii." open-door policy
. s Id |i) Kngl.iiid. Bitsslu and
I .Tu pan only applies to China proper, and
is Interpreted ha excluding Manchuria
'and Mongolin. It is believed her.- that
lit is in regard to Ihnes two countries
' that rttisslu and Japan made their re
? . ein itg rj. merit,
? h i stated in senil-oinclal circle's
that Clertnany will hot respond to
thi . hoits of th.- London newspapers to
work up a general protest by the com?
mercial pov.i-rs " aga inst the action Of
the Unite*! States as to th- tolls to be
el ? get! by the Panama canal.
"It Is only a matt, r of tlnic,1' said
ai, ollleial who is in close touch with
the Uerrnhn goverhnidht, "1111111 i:n.;
1 nd, with her many possessions, will
clash with 1 nit.il States' Interests and
wlli find that ti e American people do
I not always do what England wants',
v. He th.- drumming up of th.- colonies
to to t o assistance of tlie mother
[^country In the matter of her navy is
ostensibly because tfV the German dan
.ger, England also has an eye on the
j American danger."
J Mils piflcinl added thai While 1-lnK
.:. '. und? r n special treaty, might have
j th.- right to protest :???< to the Panama
J ions, normativ would not enter into
I any such movement, and besides. Anier
I lea might prop. riy resent tin) pressure
I thai might be brought to hea r.
STRENGTH TO STAND Till: HEAT.
Milam is the ^reitest prevention for
j heat prostration. It not only builds up
I tlie general system to rc.iist the heat, but
I clears tin- blood >>( all acid and other
I Irritants that inflame the skiv
BLAME SENATOR FALL
FOR PEACE FAILURE
To Him M' xicans Attribute Change of Attitude
on Pait of Orozco and bis Refusal
to Leave Country.
Mexico City, August ?Mexico
blames Senator I-all. "t New Mexico,
for its failure to com* to peace terms
with Qcnerul in si u l Orosco, rebel
leader. President Madoro come to tills
conclusion to-day, ond it was based
principally upon reports lu received
front government agi nts at El Piiso.
He made his views Known In an of
llclal statement Issued by tile i ?-1>.i s t -
meni or the Interior by Ids ttuthorl
f'ractlcally ail hope "t negotiating
peace terms with ih? rebels now has
been abandoned b> the government.
Kafael Hernandez, Minister ol Eonieti
to, who cotiducte m BbtkUlbhs with
Orozco near El I'aso, lias gone to
Lower California i" studj Irrigation
It is understood here government
agents at El Paso reported that Sen
utor Fall played more than a pas
rive part in frightening Orosco off.
.. ist ?hat actio:: ivas taken the gov?
ernment does Ii'" pretcnt to know,
hut It Is Intimated hi might have com?
municated direct!;, with or.17.co Senti?
ments expressed in his recent speech
in the Senate on tin Mexican .situa?
"it seems that .had accepted
th. conditions," says the ofhclnl state?
ment, "when be brusquely and with
1 t .1 known motive changed his atti?
tude completely. The it is no official
data on the causes ?hieb brought
about this change lull from reports
that have been received It seems that
the determination of Orozco was in
lluenccd by the efforts of ah Ameri?
can Senator, .\. B, Fall, who lately
delivered in the Sonate n speech filled
with criticism of the Mexican govern
Orozco's proposition was thai be
permitted i? leave the country, but 11
was not definitely specified win:-. Il
?M.ted t<> go. 'ibis left tin- United
State? as a possible chance and gov?
ernment officials now are Inclined to
believe he expected to Join his w'fc
Senator Kali has demanded that
Orozco be held personally respoiis'blo
by the fnlte.l States for aets com?
mitted against American.-.
A fealitre in the ncgottaltnoa which
came to light to-day is that Rafael
Hernandez lias been authorized to ex?
tend to Scla7.ii Cumpn, Itojas ami other
leaders the Bame conditions as were
offered to 0r<>7.co.
.lesus Fleres Magon, Minister of the
Interior. Ka|(] to-lllght that It was
Orozco who requested the peace con?
ference, lb said when Orozco learned
Hernandez was going to i,ow r Cal?
ifornia, he ?ent a IllesS.Ige saving he
would like to confer with him, Alter
the conference Hernandez reported that
Orozco said lie would surrender and
all his troops lay down their arm- on
the sole Condition that he he allowed
to leave MCXleO, "M, receipt of tills
hew ;. M el. i n called a Cabinet meet?
ing, at which Hernandez was authorized
to treat fur peace upon these t< rtris.
FOUR ON TRIAL I
FOR THE III LIVES
Buncombe County Court lias
Long List of Criminal
(Special to The Times-DiSpnlch 1 |
Aahcvilio, N. ?'. August ill?Four'
cnpit.il cases arc on the docket of tho j
August terih of Bui ? umbe County Su- ;
pcrlor Court, the criminal session ol
whlcli convenes ..< n to-morrow morn- j
lug, with Judge ili nry Line presiding, i
Johh HuiT, colored, will be placed oil j
trial (or his life, charged with Ihe
minder of Patrolman Edwin C. Me
Connell, on July il, 1911. Clyde Mol?
ton win answer to the charge ui in?r I
tier In the first degree for the. killing j
of Kb. Swlnney, several we. k? ugb.
Itohcrt Cannon, i o on I, la charged with |
the murder of Iiis wife, bind Willlum I
Edwards, a mail about seVcnty-llvi |
years of age. will ans wet to the
change >?! criminally assaulting a six- :
tecn-year-otd girl < I West Adhcvilic.
The four are held in the Buncombe !
? ounty jail without ball pending their
In i rings. .Melton admits that ho glOWM
Swlnney. bill claims self-defentu; Can
lion doesn't ib ny killing his wile; Ed?
wards has refused to make a statement '
in regard to hi. case, and at .1 ri cent ro c- I
11 In I lid r y hearing b.-feie a local justh ?
..; (hi peace offered no testimony, ii'.it j
has 1.11 given one trial, at which th?-'
.! irj wiif unable to agree, and this v. ill 1
be S. Ollll I | > |'f II I 1 11CC Oil UlCCllUg- ]
uf murder. He maintains tn.it he j
Innocent of i ic charge which hits b< ? ti !
preferred against him.
Another ea u of importance is that \
of Claude tioodlaite, a young builder
of Ashnvllle, who Is to be trie 1 as t'.i
result of a letter left by Cbe Luther,
a flftceit-yeur,-b|d girl, who.lrhlttod
suicide two months ago.
The do, k. . |g th.. largest tu the his?
tory of the . outity. Seventy-five cases j
iveri contln ? 1 from the last term of
eb ill t. 11-. were sent up on .variants'
frbhi courts of Justices of the ;.
and tin former grand jury returned
true bills In seventy-five easts.
Hone; Dealers orjriinlrp.
Ashevillc, N. <?'., August il.?A meet?
ing of unusual Importance to dealers
in honey, ol the Western pan or this
State. will i.. h, Id at Black Mountain
en Tue^daj of next week, when per?
sons who al. Interested In this Indus?
try will form an organization. Ihe
purpose uf which will be the better?
ment of market conditions and the
Improvement of bee culture. Matters
oi various departments of the work
will be discussed by men of experience,
along this line, and the meeting prom?
ises to be i very successful one. A
dub was organized Qtlltb recently at
Black Motinl ilh, at which a great deal
of enthusiasm was shown, and It is
j planned to . nlurgo the organization to
; .-.m il nh extent tiiat practically all or
the ii-i,. ra .:. honey oi this part of the
; Slate uill included in the organl
At the Hotels
Jefferson A. W. Person, Loulsburg,
N\ ?... \Y. s, Harlan and family, Ala?
bama Joh i;. Avcry, New Vork. Wil?
liam 11 ...id. ilcrshey, pa.; r. a.
Hyde, Bill) ? . 0 P, Turner. Emporla,
Vn.; w Sharpe, Charles v. Shurpc,
Burlington :,. c.; O. V. Ponn, New
I vork; ii Sounders, Baltimore;
li liekfprd Atlanta, Ca.. J. lrvln
vvalao. Hurts!, Va.; ?. II. Waller. De?
troit; I- \ kauffman and wife, Jer?
sey Citys S. Tenncy and wife, Chi
en.. Mi- Erwin a. Holt. Burlington,
N C: Di and Mrs. Waller Hcrndon,
[Lexington, k.\.. .lohn lt. Ilarvle, Box
boro, N. c Mr. mid Mrs. Thomas
Cnry, i: I;-. Mount; Mr. an! Mrs.
U w Balrd Washington. D. C.| Mr.
and Mrs I m. Tilden, Donald ami
I'oroth} Tlbleti, New Vork; W. K.
maKeinor. . Lenora, Va.: R. C. Lees,
Buffalo, n \ . e, r I luff In, Norfolk;
tleorge !: I ilier. J. S. Briggs, ltocr.es
ter \v, ii itobinson, Norrolk; T. N.
Motley, New Vork- w. c. Matheiv,
! Clifton Poi i ? , va,
j Lexington J. a. Boyer. Newport
I News, Vn p a Paul. C. B, Chandler,
e. W. Bosh Poorla, 111.; a. 1* Merrill.
M. L Hoi k. Hampton. Va.; H. A.
utibert, Martinsvilie, Va.: J. i>. Lock
eriy, North Carolina; E. W. Inge, ap
pomattox va.; a. J, Hum and wife,
? Chester, Va h. v. Allen, Columbus,
:???. " I- lb Veil, El Paso. Tex.; A. I,
aterrell, n mpton; Va ; K W. Butler,
I Charlotte, N c.; l>. K. Magier and wife.
'Jacksonville \-i:t ^ Howcll, Vir?
ginia;;.! n Packard, North Carolina;
I.. a. Ilunil ton. New Haven, Conn.; .1.
J I'etert ami son. N,w Vork; .1. B.
now i.iic-. t.'harlotto, N. C.: 13. K.
1 lei.!..!. Indianapolis, Ind.; B. Bong.
North Carolina; .1. a. Loe, Atlanta, on-;
winter <; m4 Virginia; p. il. Shepard,
MOIltg. A T Hannoil, Mont?
gomery, Ala.; W. II. Taylor. OruonS
boro V Martin Dl Carnor. Arling?
ton, N, v Prank m Wrav. Richmond
LIKE A PAUPER
Mad Over ?200,000 Deposited in
Various Hanks?Death a
(>;.. rial to Tue TImoii-DlBpJtcli I
llarrlsbnburg, Vn ? August li.?The
doatti from poisoning ,,! |!- M- Nicholas, j
th. Wealthy farmer arid Confederate
soldier, has brought to light a remark- i
able conditlou >.f alfalrs in the Nich?
olas hohl?, Hermit, inlser and eccen?
tric extrsbrdlnnry, Nicholas uecuihu
lated a foftuite ol *'.'00,.>. mid yet lived i
in squalor nitd ?in t, without th< brut- ?
nary n.-..ss:ti.s "i :!!? i'or twenty
live years his a get! housekeeper, Miss |
Jaii'tt Hopkins wad the only other oc
e it pant .-( the big, Hftcen-room mansion
oli tlie Shenandoiih Itlvbr, Ideated on;
the magnificent Iti?-acro farm. I
Nicholas kept his fqitdtu dlstrlbu- |
ted in ilftcen or twenty banks In Vir- ?
gliiln und Maryland, i. good I) portion j
being in Oaltlinore, Wa?hlhkton |
Richmond, It Is reported. The old
fellow wits always afraid thai Okie ot
the banks would fall. He did .101 kVjiht
to lie caught. lie had a disdain for
checkbooks, but used blank puces (it
paper, dice be wrote a I.Ig . heck on
the margin of an old newspapi r.
Th- finest blooded horsi M dl< 1 of ??! 1
could iiot get his price for thein. Ill*
machinery f,n t-, pieces' from ubnuse.
He hini.-.lf slept on til'- liobr. 11,
cared nothing for friends, liniiry. fa.sli
ion, display. The inside of too old '
house "'.is as bare ami dreary as a
beggar's hut. In one the largest
rooms ?.f the house was found a idle bi
seed corn, practically destroyed l;'j the
rats. Carpets and pictures Were hot
to Booh. The floors had hot s.. :, .??
broom for a quarter ??; century, j
In ti e war Njchphil had his I-g shot I
off, later he manufactured a 1 rtitld 1
wooden leg, whleii he wer. tl. rest ot
his days. j
His death . ?nie last weck. His bl >- j
ther, tVllii a threshing outfit and six or
eight laborers, was harvesting his
crops'. Last Monday morning poison in
th- ooffe.. killed Nicholas and made
three others' desperately 111 The
poisoning mystery Is still the sensi
j tlon arid tlie mvstery of this commu?
nity. Nicholas's stomach is with
i Chemist Taylor, of Richmond.
C. ANTRIM .V SONS. IIISTKIBI Infi
Save Labels from
j "DAISY" BREAD
They Are Valuable
I Ask your dealer or 'phone us?Madl
. son K.">7?how to get an
$8.00 Tea Set
VMEIIICAN lilt MAD VXD RAKING CO.,
' II I'.ii-I l.clith Mreet.
For Oil Cooking and
N, KI.KIN .V SOX, INC
HO Hast riroad
I Children's White Canvas
Button Shoes, $1.00
KING OP SIIORS,
5th and Broad
Take Everything That Is Not
Nailed Down, Even Baby
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch,]
Fayettevtlle, n. c. AuijuBt n.?The
house of it. C. Harrison, of thin city.
was entered yesterday during the ai>
sehce of the family and ft great amount
of household goods taken; rhu rob
berj was not discovered until last
night when Mr. Harrison returned
home from business. The robbers took
all of the silverware, china, some cook?
ing tili iisIIb, a child's bedstead, a baby
carriage, a refrigerator, a suit of
clothes pictures of each one of the
family and other articles The rob?
bery was don- by very small nogro
boys, with the exception of one young
man eighteen years old, named Tom
mit' Smith Neighbors saw- the boys
going In anil out from the lot, but
thought nothing or It. Tli" things wen
carried away In u pushcart used by the
i.oys in hauling garbage. When Mr.
Harrison went homti last night h> dis?
covered tiw robhery; and at onct n?tl
tied the authorities, and the sheriff and
city oiibials together Went to worn.
Mr Harrison told them that he had no
suspicions, hut that two little bo> s got
garbage from ins place dally. The
ulllccrs finally located the boys and
found th'- goods In the house or a
negro woman In a notorious qtl?rtt r
. all. d "Dross Neck;"
There were five negroes arrested and
loek<-d up as concerned In the r..i.
bery?one man a youth and three lit?
tle boys. Some of the goods w ri In
anoth-r quarter of the city to-day.
When the refrigerator 'was found it
was filled with a., on which a water?
melon was cooling.
[Special to Tin- Times-Dispatch,]
Chatham, August !i.?The one hun?
dred and twenty-third annual session
of the rtoahokc Kaptlst Association win
assemble In tin Chatham Baptist
Church on Tuesday morning at IR!IU
o'clock. Following the devotional ex?
ercises the enrolment or d.i.gates win
be made ami one-third of the chur< li
letters r.ad. which will I..- followed by
election of Olllcers. William smith. ..r
this place, will deliver tli<- address >>t
welcome, t" which .1 Boh Blloi will r. -
pond, itey. w. it Kief- win deliver
to- Introductory sertnph, which win
conclude the morning session ol the
t. i st day. i in Wednesday tliree ses?
sions will be held, during which iriat
lera of interest and Importance win be
dispoS-'l of The rhlircll 111' llllHTf .11"
busy making read; to extend a most
hearty welcome ami the greater part
of next Week will be given up to mak?
ing the delegates and visitors pass
their sinj' pleasant tts possible H has
beon about twohty-llvo years since the
association last mei her-, at which
time th- chunk was on th- upper end
? f Main Str. . t
'n August :ii a farmers meeting w in
heiti nt the expi rlmi r.t plats hear
? placi Speakers from tue .State
jierlment station and Hi- l nited
itcs Department of Agrlcultun will
present and address th- meeting
;- hoped that the farmers will turn
i en masse, as this will be i ;?
rtuiilty to seem- valuable suggus
hs along th- lines of ecientilli iarin
l It. P. C?CkC has charge of Hi?
lls, and will take pleasure In show
; the farmers th. plan he is pur
T. J. Abbott, cif near this place, has
t and cured one hous- of tobacco,
neb is tn- iii st heart! of m tins ?-.
ill, Many farmers anticipate cutting
ring th- coming Week,
on .September :', a special election
ill bi hi id in 1 'au River Ma gl st i rial
istrlci to decide upon issuing jlJo.uvo
? I building permanent roads.
Ret1 V. it Oaston. for several years
? star of the Presbyterian Church a'
its place, but now at Antloch Church,
ar it. ?! sjc ii,g>, \ i".. was for several
?ys gm t ..i i s Jones; near Spring
itrdeh. Mr. Claston left on Friday
Iglit for his home
Mercer c. Motley 1. ft this week to
ccept a position as bookkocpci foi
. l>. Martin. ..f Florence, g c
Mrs. .\. |i Bennett and lit tic -laugh
?r. Nllla, me spending some time nt
hosph? Mihla Sprint -
Miss Saunders, of Bedford City i*
isitlng her sister. Mis O s It Veatts
Mi Kate White Is visiting frlttids
i v\ ashitigtou. 11 c
V Irginln Novelist,
I -i.e. i i! t., The Tlmcs-Dlspatel I
Lyhchburg. Va . August II.?Miss
hvelyn Outman, the Harrlsburg (Pa)
? :ir! who |s engaged there in writing
a novel. Was formerly a resident of
??'!>?? her fattier, j. k. Out man
having formerly boon connected witn
the linn of I?. Mos.'s St i'o. here MItS
Outman Is a niece ?( p. Moses hi d
she went with her parent!, when' thoy
moved from this city to Haltlnvi >
iirom where they went to Harrlsburg
live years ago.
I "recast: l or Virginia. North (nro
linn ami South Carolina?I'robnblj
mir Slondn) and Tuesday,
Special Local Data for Iclerdn..
12 noon tcinpcraturt .* S&
F. M. temperature .
maximum temperature un to 8
P. M."..._.... 92
.Minimum temperature up to 8 P.
Mian temperature ._
N.oi .a ii temperature . ;i,
i-Jxcesa in tempern! uro . l
Rainfall last twenty-four hours.. 0
Di'llclency tn temperature since
Ala re.h 1.1.19
Accum. excess m rnintan since
I January l. ].3g
l ocal Observation S P. M. Vesterdny.
Temperature . 82
.Humidity . . 1~,
w ind?direction .s. \V
< w in.I velocity .1
? Weather .Clear
IRainlHll lust 12 hours . u
CONDITIONS in IMPORTANT CITIP.S.
(At 3 F. M. Rastern standard Time.)
riace. Thor. II. T. LT. Weather.
Richmond . 82 '.' ,i Clear
Ashevllle . 72 S2 60 Cloudy
Atlanta . 71 ,s 66 Cloudy
I Atlantic City .71 so ;i Clear
Boston . 71 SO 72 Cloudy
Buirnlt.6S 7 1 68 1'. Cloudy
Charleston ... m Clear
it'iilcago . 7" 7" 61 Cloudy
j Denver . ?u :rj tu Clear
IDuiuth . 70 . ?. i." Clear
Oalveston .... 81 BS 82 Clear
liiatteraa .s si ,s Clour
! Havre . 70 7?) R2 1*. Cloudy
Jacksonville .. 82 !?a SO Clear
Kansas City .. S4 86 7:; Clear
: Louisville .... 7 s mi 7(i P. Cloudy
[.Montgomery .. 7 1 82 70 Cloudy
New Orleans .. S2 00 so P.Cloudy
New York .. . . 7s 82 71 Clear
'Norfolk . 82 sn. 7 1 Char
.Oklahoma .... Si no 72 <'.\our
Pittsburgh ... 6s 7S 68 Clear
Raleigh . 82 '.in 71 Clear
1st. Louis . 81 Ss :a Clear
I St. Paul . 78 S2 6h Clear
San Francisco, as 66 f>2 Clear
Savannah .... 82 :>j 78 Clear
Spokane .i .1 ..i I'. Cloudy
Tampn . 71 ?I 71 Rain
Washington, 8'i 90 70 P.Cloudy
i Winnipeg .... 78 82 rift Clear
i Wythevlllc ... 68 .s 66 Cloudy
>iin \ i t KM \i.m \\ \t .
August 12. Hi I 2.
Is iiono too good when ii comes
to buying Pianos; Choose with
TRADE MA HK
Is here for your inspection. You
have but to see it to conclude that
you wish for one yourself. No
matter how lunh your musical
st indard, the INNER-PLAYER
Piano will satisfy. The- price dnd
terms are especially attractive.
Sun-i'<i"t. < able I'lnin, ? o.
Mad. 2->SU. 213 E. Broad.
BIG MEETING AT
[Special toTht f Imus-Disphtch 1
Prcdertcksburg, Vits, August n.?
To-day Wait praeflcally ? losing day at
Marvin Urovu .Methodist catrip meeting
on the line of itlchmond and .N.oiii
timbcitand Counties In thv UoWd
North? in Neck! The meeting began
l-'rl-lay, August and lu-mortdw will
A. ictt, Mrk W .1. No
was a greal site, ess
i ,? Manage < 'air,
Mr. lloatwrlght Is an oner
\ ?-r.tt.-t ot l lr-.t Degree Murder.
motion for a new trial was made
gumetil for the next term, which will
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