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iWHAT • WISEACRESjNOWj^g
* Carr If 111 1» the «»«
};iui« intiodaccd in the i«zM*
tmi-Or«anJ»aUo» of : tlii :>'•««
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- UALEIGH, N. C.V January U.-(Sp6
xiaj )^b^£enatbriai;matter sUlrremains
' Unsettled;:' This;; afternoon's - ad
souroedvwithout. accomplishing anything
-The'- general « public j has. t^»^ cd n ,^;
• C^er^>ould-wm.;lt;l*,:^couri^
«"tiie£fleld^ igaiostir , O vecman. His
fSvfSeV/avf ab?olutei y .hopcful^ut>ome
i<>u^ldersltliii&lms chances are,n^goo^
m Some* Craig men &$ heard r«> »«^g
? if^theret is: a^break. Uficy : would ,• go^tq
@SrS:« The baJloUftg this afternoon
..Va»<:ab»lutc»y".«rwuW3!Ms;-: there v being ■
/■mtrelyltrlfling/flucwationE. t , ;- .
"; overman^'pped- to. ?W
/ forces,; t orced - a -^ 0 ""J"
iaS^UlsW-morrow/mght-.^.bajqt-,
?: inc7 lasted exactly an - ; hour. The early
1 Hoar- of 1 the ca«cus r waE^fixed inorder: to
Sillbwmembers X to" attend -;the . Grand
Masons; w^ch^elected .officers
>?to-night- r .'■■■' r:''"".! .''■"■■' ' .'.:•:■'.'■.-: ,' : ,^-i :
I Senafor London -in the : caucus' said : that
i the -rumors « that ; Carrj had. withdrawn <n .
'woiUdi^ withdraw,', were false, c and that
fcarr/:wasJta ; :tie\jfight;^
GuJqii masked; for a; ruling : by
i°Chi.irman .Morton as to whether a ma
r*ority4 r of ? a. : quorum ■■] present and voting,
:; : would^'i amount .;.' to - a •■:. nomination, r only .
; iSO j bejng;- present. Chairman Morton an-
would 'nominate;
■■ ; - '-?' LEGISLATIVE;: MATTERS.' ,
?' lnithe ;Hous6vto^day,:.a-.bi]l_.was intro
duced 5 providing/ that;- convicts /on tn^
; "roads ; r for." offences.: jother ..than: 'felonies
'shall hajve" distinctive" .• clothing. , ~ .
- r '■» A^bill? wasTpassed repealing; tho; act
Allowing' 5500 annually -ti;the>:olor«d. In
dustrial.-School vat Elizabeth City.
Following are* the bills " introduced In
the- Senate: To provide a permanent:
registration' 1 of * voters. .'Regulating: the
' duties r and:Uabniqes of inn and boarding-:
houßa."keepers.Vand requiring, them to
provide r proper •% food and ; lodging; and
making f: them '-.liable for stolen • property.
? Establishing ay relqrmatory '; for criminals*
under 21, Hfor: felonies.. The: bills passed.
;\vere: l- Allowing^a Judge- to continue. : a , .
vtefm v of'couft^ to complete a civil' trial
/the" same- as is -now/ provided for ,crimi-:|
;j*ial..triass; j*ial..triass. r;Repeallngr ;Repeallng :the Union county
dispensary' la w - *''■" ' " ■:. •/
-■- WATER AVORKS ASSOCIATIONS .'/■
':■ ■ To-day, fan; organization ! was formed j
SefSS to : be known as the North Carolina
■Water >' Works rAss6ciatiqn.'; \ Its objects
-are': to* prevent •.jsollutibn of i; water 6iip
plJeS and j the purification of 'the
latter.-l "Among .the ■ important V measures
»d6pted."-waß a resolution memorializing
the liegislature^lb^ urge to'es
tabHshJtheproposed'A^palachlari,Pafk as
I a." protection Uo > the ■ sources "ot- the ; future
H-water? supply ~.e>t the Southern States, , '
A' committee" , was appointed to draft a
? bill I to ;; be presented .to - the'; Legislature. •
;hooWng:toHhe:furt3ier:protcctionibfspub
"lic -water supplies'bf the Stat* and;tho ia
; Epectibn; of the same. Among those pres
:J«nt^were:;.. vA -\vy<,"!-,i .. ; -'*■ ■'..•.•. ■';-,••'; '- : ; '
- /Dr.': Rlcnfrd^li:'Llewis, secretary of the
S State Board of •: Health: T J.' ■:.!•::. Ludlqw,
; civil r engineer and | member • of . the. board ;
'■ Doctors r Ai ■ Cheathani,", of Durham : ; Albert
"Wilson, and:.W;'.T.-' Pate.^ Gib
son:^ G.i C.-Whtte; . cixil" engineer,';-Wins
"ton;' A!'' E.t , Boardmani^ ■ tlxil j : engineer,
1 Brevard : | Julius i'Lewis; : president H-Wake
:" WAteriCompaiiy. . and | the ' following: -'sup-.
: trintendente of :watei\ -works: CnS^a£a?S
- beli;iCharloUe; itJ.^C.. Michie.'-.Durham;
;{^^W^VNeave7^ l S^lis^ury;;^Ri : ;H.! t :Milton;;
"^fiejdsyille; /H.*f A> Grantbam, Wilsts;i; J.
4 H-^Bridges;" Henderson ; IS. :B. Bain ,
?^Raieighrr^'” " * r -^ '■' ' '
j"; X i :C.^M!chle">was^niad6, president and
■; 33;^B: : 'Bain'.V se'eretary. The next; meet-;
jjlng^bf association i ; will;: be held, at
' July." : •
THE [PENITENTIART 'BUILDING.
. :; Tb-day,,,' s'buf;;^ 'correspondent had ' an In
'.iteresting'.; Int^ryie.w with .-Senator^ Graham,
irbf : iGrwivlfie'TegJCrding.liis]. relqlution lbolr^
gShgJfpr^informatlonaai t6jtlie"cbst of "the
S ipenltehtiary : X Ybur ','/\ correspondent ']■ laet
3 penlteniiary^which' . has ever- beeii % writ
]itenJ^This'i givesTall -the . figures'' as , to the
3^eost|br> the; prison "from,! start 1 to finish.
| Senator [GraTiam 5 said ;. that ; he wished ito
?|haVe^, architects *Jcarefuliy / examine^the
Hbulldinjgjand. se^-.to'whatius'e'it could 1 be
:put.7;:Helhas : 6ome, ideas as to = such ÜBes.
iohe i,being ; 'as? a'. par t "b£, : the ■ central \ hos-^
'^pltei^fqr.l'th'bUnsane^tinqtberi^as^bmlto-;:
• ries^'and ;» as >mechanioal^department': for
tine sj Agricultural t and iMechanJcal :
J. He|.skyg f the , walls .are = strong; erioueh 'to
peuiStaUivathe^-u-eJghtl of^,'ariy /machinery
Slikelyito be in use. There* are ;so?'few
'/cbhylcts ? lnf thelbig prison ;that they ; ar^
| almost'; lost* therein.' > If seems ;to > be ; quite
rodent? that - : indoor -convict work „wiU
SVibtf cut" any* figure; in tliis?State-i-at*least
| Iqr^, -many, < years * to : - : [cbme-rind < in ;• fact
5 ?rerj' | experiment \,alq'ng ''■- that % line has
i Jaiied^ of •itself, 4 except one; 'which \ was
ukriqeked^'-out '^byithe Hhen'i powerful
"':^n]g'^tajjbfit>b^r^,T'bts| l vas;lhV.'xb*al£ing'
sif '/-'*?£ l^*'. :• ,!-'•: '-.- .- '
(S,Thej attendance;;' a't,ltlie.^comm'uhicatibn
|ef^theT- Grand \ Masons • now.; in
|xirojsress tbei"6 ?is • a V record f breaker. ; ex-^
■i.i '. feeding" that Sat I the \ centennial ; commuhl
vare Masons;-.r
4?f lA^pociate4 'JusticeVx P.latte • J>. /^Wkilker ;
: r |^i|ved'(''f ronj s"CHarlott& ttO-daS*. =He;.will
firing this. "^f anally i here ;In r, about St| fort
:•:>lgWr*V>-'-.?.v.-v-;r;<..;.: • : >lgWr*V>-'-.?.v.-v-;r;<..;. - .-V-.v--;.- • -.-■ A - ; < .:.
- . i ; .y;KING"';KELX,ET'StPLANS:r;: \ .-'.
: ;,"Klnsr I >>Kel3ey, .. the "veteran base-ball
; ; play erA'lhasj' /left ?, h^re . (p> ? ( Fall i , River,
M^^ivhaying.'slgnVd as ,a*iaembs^of the
steam^there/.;^;:?-^^":",,' i-";_:-.yi -";_:-. y. ':.;.>:-..-. .-■ ::■.■;.;
J^A;^iumber;of.ftbwnsy: and » counties are
f asklngj the tljegl6lature;^o/give i them j'pro-'
Inhibitions laws;; and] sQnje^Avant ' the sdispen-;s dispen-;
-X-V^-- -'„■. .■;■■:; >; ; "•.;;-.■..• )c
vf, There ; has ; really, been .biit little '^taikVso
$ fey£of *& "dark "; horsa": In ; the" ienatoriai '
RJs Bl : Glenu, » -.wjjp ;. is -\ working';
I iealqusly^forrf C^^B^^V^itfibn;^: Is*: most
: talk^dfof.'but;Fra^' ! |7;C|feb9rne,:qf .Charf:
I lqtte.**^.ndfex-Senator" Ijatt -'Ransbmel are
toentip'ned- as 'posslblHttes. ;'but/nbt^'proi j
I babnitleß^;V-;.^ : *;5 :V: V /;-..v,
Klj.TheTreport •„ on i^aleslflf^ f erUUaftrs' i tai? . I
j tags]? i qrSl9p2^ sbbvti iuiat Sth'e]-* t ir UUzef s j
i ftales Un^t^^StateTaggregated ! JSS6,bOO tons
i oriS,ooo;J^nsaMsfthan]Jnii9oi:'. - ; : , • " \,\
|^?i^^iatr:_fe7tq|«aci^"afs^ng^nt;Ut«f.;
% fgainst; adulteration -of ;"fob'd ibf'man and
•■■■- inUpals.''. : "f.".-:~.'7-;-.. ■■'-.'•i^:~-. ■•■»-?;*;■'■■ T-. ■"■■".*;; •*•;.: ''■ :.-r-~c: .-r-~c
'SOAROSrOFfRADE TO MEET.
V, Prote.t A«.| n , t n.ll WJ ,, Freight
;-■-.' o».cg^^^; : ' .;,;
. ABHE^LLE. X, C..- January ii-A
t£**s£***etlng}haa?'bten V caUid >jit» s ; «Jj
(^ I " d ! o <ATrades
*^^^.«J peptert^ .to^ ttiej'^General -irAs2=
sf^f^^'cHalnatlqn!: toitWf^ Stki«,?> and!
|to^^^^at^^^|toiTOlt3ribfiifrelght
mgg&z. B Wouw*m;» tonrl lieiMcfa, coost Jpa-
Bfe" "hiave added another link i<3 oui*
--- 1- .-'. •.:.'.'.-■ -».- - "' .^.J- --.f U.££^v» Z~.^en r PtS ; s>i'''-" r; ii-iS^^
chain ot excepynonal otteijin^s. 1 nis ejiil
$15. It's a legitimate reduction i sale, tHg
every .^arment-JMat a ,ruleHJ
show a fajelhtestock every season, anfd in
fgbnsequence we are willing to sustain a
H^^MJiimßKllWp^^utfe clearance.
All sizes from 33 to 50 inches.
0 ELDORADO ON TAP
(CONTKOJED -FROM FIRST PAGE.)
far', as to r afivocate cbttipulsory 'education,
but his children, . he . said, , might live to
see the; day when it .would prevail. He ad
vanced several strong arguments to sup
port those who do contend- for. compul
sory education.. • "'■,'.
If he were ;as.ced; for a statement of the
dominating' influence of the century, just
now; : he would say .the' extension ;'qf £du^
cation to the nifisses,* arid; the. application
of science' to ;*ail : ' the' activities ■of life.
-Governor Montague thought the "multi
plicity of ECho'qls in "Virginia was a handi
cap.. . A good .• graded . sch oql. : well '.'equip
ped,' .was worth eeVerai-sniall schools.. He
ventured the; ppinibn ;tbit the State -would
come-to the rescue with free traneportar
tl oh" when the day- of 'ih© larger: nelghborr
hood-school should arrive to 3upplant]tho
smaller, weaker schools.. .;" -~ . i
"There are ho men in .the Stato upon
whom rests a greater responsibility than
MR. JOSEPH )^ ? : SOUTH ALL.;,
Superintendent; of ■ General Inst'tric
tlon' of the State" of -.Virginia.'
the ; school superintendents of /Virginia,",
declared , the.. Governor, -"r* ln a
sentiment they superintendents applauded
.with;.becqmlng?modeßty. ; *; ; ; ; C' ;.
; Applause ; : followed .the introduction -of
Dr/ Buttrick, who spoke at some .length
in the 1 easy; '.] conversational style " that
characterizes his utterances. >" We "in > the
North • have already named ■ Jir. Montague
Hhe "'educational . Governor,',; said' Dr^ , But*,
"trick". ; before entering upon ■ a history | of
'the ; General ' Educational- Board/^bri fly
/outlined above '; ..r ■;".?"<"' ~ 1 "T,-, ;
tQUIP THOSE TO COME ;;
: ■■ r,\ FOR BATTLE OF LIFE,
SupJt SontlialUs Openlngr : Acltlrea*
; Touched.- 0n... the Acliieyeniehts; : 'i
: ; ;of;tn'e l State inHhc Past^;:o:' ;
' ■-•; and Its SnbrtcomiiijJß.: V, V
I -It > was nearly" 11; o 'clock when Superin
tendent Southall :. called-- the educational:
'conference : to ;' order -- in -, the . hall •of V; the
Mechanics'. Ihstl^ite; this 4 Be-"
iMechahics' .:■ Iristitutq ;y .. yesterday * v morn
ing/^ißeforelthat; the;" members;: .for van 1
: Kour.S * spent the " ; time 4 in i?. : greeting >: bid |
-friends- and; moetlhg oija'w.;; ones.: , - r . j j
"'.The' Rev.' C. -P5 Wlllianjsbn invoked DP.i
vine blessing.'upon the 'dellberators^of the J
body; ; concluding - with »the | Lord's Prayer/ j
in Iwhlch'the'members' joined:;"; .. :y.: y . ; ■ |
- Superintendent: Soiithali's : . opening ..ad-' I
'drets -; Ttouched'^brleSy^; oh V -Virginia's ]
"achievements . ; in": times? past,-: but deplored !
the fact - that ' in] recent'; years,' other States' i
have f outstripped us ,'in ; material progress?^
To
L th6-stress : and : ;stTlfe';it;is;inc«mbent":upod : j
us. to J educate ;their. hands.and heads.* 1 ; The ;;
speaker: knew of no" occupation ' of greater; j
:7v:A"'/\y:.";.;.-;;v;<:: 7v:A"'/\y:.";.;.-;;v;<: .';.;;" ;:; ■.-;;-;' /-:.'>::
; ; Rev. ; Dr." Buttrick, secretary v of the ' s«n-r
erali education -board, was "presented . by.l
Br/rSouthalli'V- l : ff'?:i".n :^r^ '■■ i'- '^^ ' ■ ■ -'-
K : VM:-i;io6k:Uke^ibat,^lvhop^rlnwiU^ribt
leava. the '; State bf^ Virginia ;. aUve,'*; Said;
br." Buttrick in i his i prefatory remarks; ? &U ' l
ludihg ito rani: allegfed?likenessl of ?. himself;' I
which lappeqred^in'a fmorning'papen ; lQni
picking %up c the £ paper! ai % the ;_hotel| yes :
terday,j;hls ; eye i had i fallen": on \ k Cpecyliar/?
looking^"object > rescmbliiig,& a^
human ; rface^Cbntihuinis^tb^;look,7:i "he;
f^und;tieneathlthe r picture^his'[nai^^^.?:y r ;
:"£OBt.IGATIONi; OFiITHE-.: STATE.-,^ -
tfeTheY greatefctV bbUgation fotKa.% sbv^^gffl
; State v isUtb); ltsTchildren;s:said:rDr::vßuti ■
; trick; •; taking : up |;_tlie.)'_Uitead fbf \ hisT inf or-; •
mal* address. riThf :inan.-iwhotbec6mes"isurj
pe|*lntendent^ of 4 a
;sumes~aTr>£!J3onsibUity;secbnd!bnly^^^
sacred" calling of ,tne- minister. -- r,
pA Dxvl Buttrick \ dweltlbriefiy ? afad % earnesti
; &£9 **$'*? ! KUperlntendent i iti
; haye^ fc^ilyrfajCTiasihg > knowledge "of vifee '
situation in : his 'coTfnty.vlHe Vspblce' of sthV
Ipqwerlvbf I thisFl^eat *bddy '/of ! >U7iVirglnia*
aducAtor*.
.ference. '.between ; sivlnr 'whatftohe^haa 1
;aria ; gJVing;bn4'>i:E«lf;^ Consftcrated ? tb-Ith*'
;causs J{6f education-^ that ; lfc i what S every i
tsuserjlntehdeni; should be. ~^v^
••i;anS"a?b«m6crat." Dr. Buttrick'
jamld'ajip^aufceiit^thA^nd^fhrtltan^Hi 5
I» ■■aißOj a mtntttw. 6f tj« doip«i:; Bat-K«
.■' The fon:cill 'kti thli ; point : .bowed : toii
l^w^-flv^-/co_untlM-;.tr«ri - rtphMttttdJ:
by; their ; superintendents,; as follows:: .
'■-'; Acc'omac. . C ; 0. . " G. . ' Joynes ;
; city,|K. Keinper ;iAlleghany, '-'-W. SWV- Pen
dletbn;::Amelia;" W. "E.. Griffith ;Amherst, :
I C". L. " ; Scott; 'App.omattqji, ' J. -X.; Hannah ;
a^ugGs'tajf E.v : O. 1 'JPeale ; j Bedford,'-' John ■£.
; -Rilej";-" Bland;': D.;"H.; Muhsey;; Botetqurt,
Caiy|^Brecl«lnrldgeVX'Bruriswick,".L, George
R. |Blickf; 'Bachanan,^ Thompfidn ; Belcfier ;"
-.Buckingham^fJoSh^jtv.TwVmaiV-^'Camp
bell;-'- D. ':''- J&mes ;• Evans ; % Caroline,:" John
iW'aShlngtdrir^Ch^lotte^CharlesjC/Paris;
Chesterfield,V^ r . "Aiißlankihgship;: Clarke;
Confad;>Kownslar;].Culpeper,.: James .--' M.
;' Beckham ; ; Cumberland;-* Charles cW."; Dick*;
inson ; ' Dlckensoh, ' J.V H; Long ; l Dinwlddle;
E: 'C; Powell; i Essex; Edward 1 R.Balrd?
Fairfax, ; M. D. Hall ; Floyd; P." F. ; Shel
ton;V-Frahklin; -.H. ; \ Dalton ; Dillard ; i Fred
erick.'< M." ; M.'* Lynch \ JFfedef ick'sb'urg,« B.
- P; ; iWillis; j: Giles,-: Charles J A^Hardwlck;
i-Gloucesteri'vWniiamiFA^ogg^Gbbchlarid^
tEdwihuG.ylHolland;^ Greene,- George:- B.
'Jennings^:-;-; Grgenesville,'-;. Henry- -Maclln;
Halifax;- Thomas;; E. }Barksdale;:' Henry,
, \WJs":G:'-: '"-'■, Shackelford; King ■ and" Queen",
* John f, Temple; .-Princess :; Anne,' . 0. .- B.
;" Mears'; ; ; Prince ;. William,'-. H. • M.' Clarkson •
Pulaski, C. Guy . Larew;; Radford: .C. W.
Lucas; ; Richmond city; "Williams F. Fox;
Roanbke: city; ",B. "Rust ; . Roanoke j county,
R.vC. 'Stearnes; Rockbrldse, ,A ;.. Nash
JOhnstonT/ Rockinghami : Gebrge '-. H. -::■ Hul
.ve>:;kßussell,)W.^L; jPatton;: Scott,': W/iD;
Smith; Sheriandoah, 'li.l. B/^Mclhturff ;
Smyth.-B.'E.vCbpeuhayorjr Southampton;
J= F- :. Bryant;"; 4 Stafford^ - James<; Ashby;
Stafford. -F. H. Smith, Jr.;. Surry,^George
>T." 'Clarke; ;Tazewell,- P.-. H.- -Williams;
•Warren, Gibson 'E.- Roy; Washington,
'William : J.^Edmondsbn; Westmoreland;
,Thqmas ; Brown;: • Williamsburg, H.i .N.
Phillips ;'. Winchester. M. M. Lynch ; Wise;
; RieTiard L". ■"■ Counts ; ' Wythe. ; George |R.
Huff ard ; .- Louj sa, - Frank T. .West; Lunen
burgV'i: Richard > ; H.: May \ '■_ Lynchburg, • E. ■
"C- ; . Glass; •/: Manchester, .:D.;, 11. ; Pulliam;
'^Matthews,. Thomas B. Lane;. ;Meckleni'
h hrg; .'-'Samuel -L; Graham ; . Montgomery. '
J. -;H.' ; . Stephens;; ;.lvew -. Kent, i Gj&orge": E.
.Flshjbr;;:. Nottoway;i Th6mas:r.E.':i:Royal;
Page,: Charles . E. ; Graves ; Pittsylvanla;"F.
B. ; Watson; Prince .George; rßenjamiu Fea-
'ner.'--..'..L r-'.:■.■.r -'.:■.■. : i' -■ "r 1 "^""/:' ,^v s;; ?-'" 1^ : .
TOPICS^TO BE .DISCUSSED^ "?■[
. . A- Committee fqn. " : topics .for discussion
Vwas^ippoinicd,:; consisting of ; Messrs. E.
a Pealed M. M: : Lynch, ■; F. W. Lewis, -. F."
B. -Watson -arid- William :F; Fox.; This
[committee retired for. a* few minutes and
the '.conference u'deybtednthe-5 interval -to
shaking .-hands with; ; Dr. Buttrick, to
.whomiieach delegate was personally ih
'trodueed.;by^Drv;Southall, ;, ';,.:- .-' :/ . -.■-■- :.;
- At^.the' end* of -the recejss, "Mr. .F.ox.re
! ported -for the -committee, ' briefb'.- ou tlin
\ ing;': the '; proceedings'." "and , then . "the * con
|:' ference adjourned about 1 :30 "until . 3P. M.
VIRGINIA'S SYSTEM V
v i^OF SCHOOL TAXATION,
Tlieoretlcally;: It la- Excellent, vßnt
; the -State [Has Done as Little ;, :
. \ as Possible.-. ■'■-,': : .' ■
.^Mr^^'ir:':- : p.' i ?:Hail,VEUperintehde'nt>of
■schools iri' Falrf axl . spoke at the r afternoon;
session," which .began' at 3 o'cldck; on the
subject-, of taxation' for." school 'purposes.
'He j defended the system . in .vogue in V ir*
ginia, and quoted the venerable Br.-:; Ruff-.;
ner ' in support ! of his^contentibn. , . , ' ;-,- . ;- ;
•ißut:what;has the Legislature; done un
der- this f system?'"' : he asked, and : replied:
: "Just Vasilittle as ',, possible." ;.; Under ; : th-y
oldiConstitutibn the -assembly;, Was :".autho£
"rizedi>to'i; place the rate . :; anywh6re.vfrbm
■ one "to rflye? mills. -The --"fixed^ 1
thej v tax--at bne.-mill;.; "Could s,they,;,h"ave*
■done';less?'V- ! inquired -the-sjeaker. .'The
'Constitution "required , the; levy -of ; one;
mm/:,:,::^' : ,;.;::'> ,.: ■: ■":'_'. '.v-^x:
Discussing- local ? taxation, " Septerihterid :
ent--Hall ' said: ; the- Legislature -. had .done
t eveni! less;.' fixing the maximum" of, local
■ taxatifin ; at the ■minimum \of State taxa-
Itioh-^one^mill. .- ' .<^_ ''S. '.;, '■"■ . '■'/- :■;.;- "■'■.'
ViDr^v ßuttrick: .; Has the present." Legis
latufe^'efi'actedV laws, putting -into effect'
'the|new?Constitution? . • : : ; .'\'.\; .:". I,
sMrr^Hall:;iTlie?"rate';j : 'o'fXta'^tiqn.i\h'as'.
,'not ;.fyet>ybVen j:ch.anged.3, We '■■ still. '• impose
ibnef niill ,i for "..State, 7 : county; and I district,
;V ; r .>' -^ ','.'-..''■ ; . '-vC -■"-'•-'•■■
: - i 'Continuing^ > Mr. ;-Hali ■■'■ criticised 'the; ac
: tion';Of:ma^ny;c_6untiesMn:fixlhg"the:schobl
:rate;i ; : not ; at.'bne mill, as > allowed i by -the
jLeglelaturevfbut "-. kt : a '."fraction, of r a :mill.'
y - Replying ; to :: MrV ; Puiliam;^ of:Mahthes
;ter;^ Mr. |Hail Vsaid : : that j; Fairfax f; is
:levying. orte ■■ mill ; local and would j
ybe^WHUng '-. to 'increase \ the:; rate" ;to >a^ iniili [
fa"nd^xhalf,:;t6 tproioiiglthei school "term'
to: seven, or eight month*. ,' -
;-:]M£ ,: Kall,^ hd wever^ : advocated "\ incr lase
,'of j. the> Stateif ate; r as i the imistt equitable:
■■ solutlon v bf "the - probleiai. .Th6;=^^Legislature
JallbwWgSthev^ttes;rttf>;ievy^aaShiSb?as^
: three mills • of " local- taxation. -• - '
o^Who f. ii f brj. this?condition
:xvhifeh^ brings i; : our:: friends ;frqm>ab"road'i to:
help i ;u"s? ii sentiment^:: g*entlemen; ;
Who -is ;,- responsible^ f6^ this ;j sentiment ? ,
; Have U the :iuperlhten(Sents done:
. their-.-; duty ?,f, ; Haye^they|lab6fed 1 ta^buildl
£P|^Properlsem^
!Schools?^,Then^if^vha^n^^?w^sn^uld:
i^! L jyii?. u .' r i official ?^ads;cut is o« 4 ;^we^itnust
r. turn iqver^ a* ne^rj leaf .* j : -g. . --:;-a
v:;iMr;:; Hall-;b'esonglit|^f fmembwijto^^
yvqc£te athej fixing J of rai &mimum^rates of ;
i^J^^^w^^^j^ongoufflci^jit^toSaaefiuately"
imeetithe'SFeq'uirerawtsCbflthe^^situahbhl
.TROUBLES I JN^yAEtOTLJS
> ; iDr-t Gavfci Rawls.- of.. Me- of ■ Wight
defined the; trouble tn' his section of tae
l® t ~^j*^- to *l^s' B \'?^l*lwwliarXft6nidi*i
l* 10 -" : |.?ffc. a ffairs:%The'|iujwrvlsor^-3h^^^^
changed i tho \ local \ Xtvy \ asf tol red'ued : - : the~
: 8cb 5°. 1 ,^ t « 3 c-.to '5 c*nt9.. Hft waitfipS
P]^«M yytfiA ; he • rc-li tf <JV a .; demand .ne
.had made upon '.the supervisors foriha
.-ißMlmuiiL "-lsvy Q f, » cents, thrMteafhir t4
T^^^ i *^ii^^^^^ 3^*^ !i ®^^^fe
had its ef?ect," "said / Dr. ;ilawl3,.where- ;
upon) there \va3 a clapping- of; hands. "ap-,
.plauding-'lthe:- determined ' sti.Qd_"he;"had
ta^h^at ; a' critical juncture/ : ;^;:?: ■>. '-.; ' .'.
'■ i} Superintendent 7; !'" ■ of;: .^Elizabeth :
attributed the healthy -school; sen
• timept-iir his county , to a .fine 'board .of
'trustees fanfl atcorpsof i excellent "■ -.women;
"engaged :}as-i teachers/ -. in '"the fifty^sis
■ £cho6lfe : at' salaries ranging from.s7s ' dowri. I
,T.he>:&verage -length .of : ', the i; scliboi -term
• l .|s" a fraction over ; seven- months. - "Good,"
■e3ac3ilat^ ; -Dr/-'Bul j trlck f -?as: ; ;air.V''WUlls
concluded.', ; . ; ' V.; - .\- : .-..:.'-. "'.'■:'-■'.- .-,.'.
• 'Mr.' ; Frank West, .of- Louisa; asked for, a
definition 7of .the; term i "local * taxation,"'
.which ; elicited an ; explanatory_stateinerit
.from) Dr.! Buttrick, who also { added this'
Interesting, paragraph: , . - ." .; .:•..>
-i'vj'There -seems- to :be an impression that :
.some'u-here in.the caves— the caves of the
' wind,;^ .maybe— there is ; a,> vast V. sum - of
jnfbniiy'n.tb. be .'used "to; duplicate any. sum
..raised ;; T by/ local taxation, i\ ■. The . General
•Education Board-; has /never ;dreamedr of.
'niakiiig.Vsuch an. offer. It. -couldn't.; It
can- lie ; mathematically demonstrated-: that
; the Vast - ; capital *tock ,of the | Steel Corpo-; .
rationiwould not be. sufficient .to duplicate
thjs;6um that could be raised by. ' ; iocal
taxation right here in your State' of .Vir
ginia." .'.**".' " „
. :'- .The.Teports of superintendents then, pro-'
ceected. ■ ; One.- superintendent .', made ;the
: point * that only : < the wealthier counties
LhadUbeen. heard, from, ..'and;. expressed .the"
.•vvjs.hi that ''• representatives;' of the; poorer
i counties would tell .of .the conditions ;In
. their •; respective localities! .' . ' ' V : .
' , „; . i Campaign of Facts. ;;
: The subject of a campaign of .education
was broached by • several . of; the . speakers.
This" suggested;: to/pr. Buttrick; the emir
neht qualifications of ;■ Dr; Charles ',T. Mcf
Iver,:'of North Carolina, whom he declared
to""be,_the shrewdest: campaigner.: he had*
ever ' eeenl He told of • a recent; '-'campaign'-.
,qf ;f&cts,"; : which iDr. .; Mclver.. waged ,. hi
;'tb.e v int*erest._of .local txatipn in,; aUNorth
• Carolina locali ty. ■-' 'A "campaign : ~ of * facts.
' apd riot/pf sentiment," declared- Dr. 'But-*
• trick! '.'will greatly, advance, tbei cause.' of j
'education - : in . Virginia." -', He 'advocated.
sucli^a.6ampaign. ~- . . " -V: *
, Superintendent West, of ! Norfolk 'county,
' hoped. ythat the" Legislature would^aseer-,:
tain .Lie. sentiment of tlais; conference'' io
be in favor; of granting power to the coun-
ty and . district authorities ; to levy such
taxes as, the heeds or t£e~ schools might
lequire. v % / '"
Mr. .West, of Louisa; contrasted the jjpy*.
■ erty/.of . his county with .the prosperity "of -
\thqs£:: which ihad been; heard;: from., .The
'.'.'black; belt" complicated the school;prob
,lVm. there/. The: negroes •outnumber.vf he
iWhitesr piscTJSsing' local" taxation; -hesaid
the'; supervisors : took this Aground ;■ that :
.the -benefits jof increased taxation would .
.gblito/ the. negroes rather 'than _ tpHhe
whites, i: and, .therefore, refused 'to .show
liberality^ in .the fixing of the ; tax rateV „'' .
" "How are': we to. reach and benefit ?the
few; white ' people ?".-, a sked '■ Mr> West/i as
he sat "down. = / . _ — ' .-" V -. .. ; '
;: "It.was a,t this juncture - that. Mr. But-,
; trick made another significant ■remark:;
,''lt- is , just.such counties as : yours ■(mb
4tonlng.j.to Mr. West)\ that the General
Education Board ; is disposed sto help." . i.
>■- Ke-. asked how -many such ;":. counties
there" were in the ' State, "to .which; Mr.
West, replied: • "About 20 per cent:V or
Uwehty. counties."; \:v . /v" - : - : ;
Superintendent Dickinson/ of Cumber
land, - jumped to the'; front and . made ■• aVre-f'
port's for, his ■ county; 'j'wlilch, he said, : : was
considerably.^blacker,; than .-^touisa;'. '.phly''
Nottoway was In Cumberland's class. The
county .tax is known' assth6 ; . teachers'.
•.building tax.;: Neither; .'taxVcould ; be- ap-;.
pliedfor the ; purposes of the other: The
.whites,' : one-fourth .of the population,^ paid
I six-sevenths- of ' the- total : ; tax": rate' ; f6Wair
purposes.; [; The v colored- tax v amounts'". to
$3,ooo.] the. white: to $18,000. The population
is : only^labout 9,otw, and, as said, > one-;
fourth'only are white! ; / - , ; ;
-;..,.•■-. Plan to Call It Local : Taxes.
; •'Mr. Washington wanted the cdhferenee'
:to;get down to:: business; to formulate a'
plan! f or '■- th6 {collection of } local >. taxation: ;
permits distribution;;
-of -the district school? funds as the : ldeal:
; school ;, 'authorities : think;;' b'est; '■'■ All .; can :
. go >. td f the ~ negro/ or, all to ; the white.^ or:
_be'; di\ided | between ; the; races Vat ' any Vatlo i
'determined; upon.; ; The , tax levying -pdwer, : l
:^he contended. Us in the i hands' of^the^bo'ard;]
(of ; 'supjsryisors, ' : -,but :it ;'i is ; an /ypeh'.questionT-i
i .whethervthe; county'Nboard jmu'st'first' in-H
struct thft; supervisors i; to make, the ; levy. v ::^ 'j
•' .I<:. I<: f-y&KJ suggested : : by.
Xynch*. "of tnait a ; committes: be '■■ I
'named % py s i the' 'chair; to ; draft ;av resolution'- 1
rmeinorializinif the Legislature to show; the :
|:Umit?brfllberaii^^.under^th'e f ih^*Cdn''!
t^itution^Mn^fegulating'^the'Jlevy;; of ■' all i
.taxes for -schdoi: purposes." " ' '-' : •
was r afterwards^ made!
\ln v-the*. f orm3;bf ; a y resolution- 7 'which ij was !
Iwarmly^ advocated 1} by; j; Mes^rsJ '? |
and: pbbi6, : :.bo^hT6f.;;whbm. recognized \ the^j
.present; 43 a. period: of drisi^iwhich iffofd^i
: edUhis;3iOnferenc6 !
; cb'rojs :1 P6te'nt Jin -.; the V adoptidri^bf •? policies ; j
j^affecting the schools of the, State." " " ' ~
|i : ;;;Mr.?>Westi;offered'the following, as a
I jsubstitute 'for" .Mr. i Lynch's Cf esblii tion^^ I
[S^^bl^^That^We;^tKe|c6Kty^imd}i
| ple^getbijrselylsltbi I
Kdo|eyejrythiAgiin|ourl power to raiseijth'e.
Vtaiatloii jtb';the ■ f [ufl-* amount' allowed j
by . thft ■ Constitution:
"2. .That, we raimorialize General*
t 'Assembly^ to'make r sufflcieht appropriation \ \
for. State ichbol, purposes."
I £t- W^Weit^lWlj^drew.v;' his X iaissStutil^ \
\ if ewj minutes ~l later^'wh.Mi'l Seer«tafy* Br "entf l
; an66«hced'!the ; recelptbf^toimitiomapmf- 1
!al|C6mmitteai :^6uld %hei pleased K|o^ Jie'ai 1 .
1 |^m|the* aupefint*ndents*| pohf 'tt&acg}ui?i
Xvjich-:' resolution, ' 'which' "ivasS'&lopted!'
;,iChalrman* Southali- appointed -oft.-th«
.cortxTtiitrit Metsrs. -^ynch ■ {chaSrnt*n),
t^^i^ adjourned 'fdr^ ■upper.; befor«VTei;
HbUCATIONi^iGR^:;:^^
iiswiiitwEsfioi
PIP*-:-. ' ' imammt* #w»ctt-^
Ittoßlemeitiryß^ncie.
S^Jvir ginia* school superlntend«Ata are^em-*
phaticT3nd : -tinanimou¥jtfStb!6|beii4ffttha.t'
ltheTe^u^ationß^l^;Segro;sKquld]be.con^
fin^d to the felemeatary branches and
manual training. " ' '
>>: Eachl'jSf .itheTll^superintenaents; of . the
;cities r aiid^ cbunti^sTof ) tii£- State cwas > ask^*
'ed^by.iitheligene&S**^^^'^**?^^^*^
"answer : J this V, "What^ educa'Uon";
•^uldKyOuisugffest^fbritheJhegro?"; :-'.: -'.
" Of Uhe '117. answers, nqfihalfia -dozen:
advqca.te « ; high'ej;¥^u^tiba^f.ithej: blacky
The "f .'replies '•! are|practically^u^nimdussin^
■the7hegative^^few^suggest|tb^\^uca>j
tl&n •; inithe"^ literacy? senseji might v berPurr |
Sued; by; the ■ negro, v^but'; at hia own, | and j
InOf'the State's expense. '- ■"*'
: - Here ' : are ;"■ a :f c w?>. answers, "which ; are
typical of all: ' -.
': i Supertiitendent Phiilips,i,of^Tork::L'4'Ele
nien tary ,.- branches : :" ■■: manual
ihigher; education iat his i own cost.".
■• : :Supefintertden^^^st^*ofnt^uisa: : ;''ln^
structiori^: ? in r: -the '• : ; three > ;; ; 'r*s'_' : -; manual ;
tAlnihg^State^tbAstop^tiiere^negro^q:
pursue : further ''education •at 'his; own ez- ,
■^ Superintendentf^ell^of [Sussex: v-"lhdus^
trial education."
rl : Superintendent f- Griffith^ \ ■■:.- of ': - Amelia :
"El ementa'ty\ branches arid .manaul; train
■-■•"Superintendent^
ford : r "Booker" T. .Washington's } methods, •
VhiCh .' Include" manual training, in its best
'sense:"': ■'■-'^.\-<--- ■■•''■-^■^'::{{~ -?■■ ■ •' J'-"-.:' -.■-'..
;•: Superintendent j'-Stev.ens, -of . Mont- :
. | . rt)BERT Q.:OGDEN/.
Wlio Innusxtrated theMqvi'ment :'WTileli Has. Had Such a Benefi
"■ /' cent 'and' 'Widespread jjtnflneri.ee.';-.';.; . .;•..'.
■U '■'■ ;■; ■ ! ■■ . . .:' -- ':■■': '•'""■. •;" -">/•:• -». '. "• '.' ..' • .-■■'" : ',■ -..-'-' . : . ' ' \\ :'.-
gom'ery: "Industrial.' training.*,'- -..;;. '.s. . .; ,:
Superintendent HLee- '. Britt;'. . off : Nanse"-*
mond :. '.'More industrial and Jmanual train-;
;^g than, academic instruction.'*;^ .;:'.;
Superintendent' -W/ G.'lChristian'.Ybf Mid
dlesex: '"I y Confess l l don't -know; What;
he"now^has;is;by^no;meanSithe;best.'% ,J
The answers imigot.cbe ■ spun out j lndefi>~
nitely, but these. suffice to ; indicate, thy
trend- of,-. sentiment- among the'-superin-,
.iende'n'ts^y : .They". ara -men of experience .:
men v bf ;-' and .their ; opinions
will carry weight ■ "with Mr. :.'■ Ggdeii - and
hife association when ' the general educa
tion: bdard?comes ; to .''consider'! the replies
of the-, Virginians; to . tha question It pro
pounded; >.;'.;;. w.: •--,:-; : : ; : ' ; . ':
GOSSIP: OFTHE CONFERENCE.
Personal . ai>^ Other of Tro^
>' minenit People In ■] Attendance.' :T.- 1
Among J th© superintendents -is George
E. Fisher,' but he i is] not a street railway
magnate. Mr. Fisher -Is from New : Kent.
■ Win(am "F - Fox,' the -Richmond; - su
perintendent.--mingled^freely:with the vfs
iting> delegates, manyj; of whom he :. had
met on previous 5 occasions. - v - J
A conference of- the superintendents of
the' -irst .:' congressional district . VwasTh'eld
over in one corner of the^ hall."durlng;an
intermission- -Eight ; superintendents I are
here fronr the" "Old First." ■;;;:. {: "y,
' Frank ~.T." superintendent ' of
Louisa; is one of . the aggressive members.
He- bobs with suggestions and , motions "at
the slightest' provocation. But what he
6ays Is usually sensible. ' ~ .- ""
-.'T^tyour speeches" be brief and to the
point,": was tho admonition f of Dr. South-;
ail/ih.Viis opening .'remarksi ." : - ■' .'■'• ■-'""<
: When : Dr.;.Southa!l v concluded ibis t -ad-.
dress ; ho introduced ; D^B^ttrjcl^b'ut^rnj
turning '-I- around •; founds no ': Dr. T- Buttrick;;
He had; gone r into the :ha.11," but returned
In a minute.' Dr. ; Southail • was equal to
the '■ ■'emergency i ini" the. i brief interval , of
absence--he;kept.; on talking. .' : . . :
■ Late •■; "arrivals at ~ • the :> N mqrhing ■ session
were ; ; Joseph >W.^'Chinn; superintanaent^of
■ Richmond county ; Gavin . Rawls. '■ superin
;tendent ■. of; Isle"; of : {Wighti ; and William ; S:
i Christian, 1 .. superintendent " of .- ; Middlesex
'county;;?.:;;:- : f~'\- :\'.:'-^ , ' . *Yio?P i
;.-.DrHji."^.-Wiiliam;'.j Jones, was riristantiy
recognized Twhen, he dropped in. during;tha
long; intermlsslbii:!-:^.' number of delegates
; snook his. hand. 1 ' . ■-■..'■
■'i.i .T he hßev.h Rev. Dri l Ev ■;,■; ,■ t. elgh * Pelli of the
;j6hns6h{ Publishing^; Housed v. was ,. prcisnt,"
mingling" among, the - superintendents.' " ; -■'-■•
There -i are'V.: two ■■: \ negroes • h ths:
: cbnf efence^-Wiiliam % :H--Hayes,^ principal i
:bf ;:;the L^; KeysyilleV-i Mission >; Industrial ■
Scnbql;iand"E^T:/J6hhßqn;.;the i head^bf :
100,000 BOTTLES^ FBEE.
■;Spec^f/li«trgemeh'i^'tet©reiHyiSm6^
;•■.-' ttiefCutaJ' for; Coughj,' Coidi^iarid^Ciu
tte**va&«'e&-'' 1 Ia 6Mler that n6ni;
• IM 1 ?^ J S7. of our readers may ;
feftt^^? have an#lStetf^
U^iilsiofJHyo^ shal ; trdab>;<fe^reihayc]
««.-. „■■;:'• made arrangements
eases, to send a bottle of their remedy
tc »ny . one -toailing them io"urTcoiipoD:'
;*^!S^gfv7><SJaruii poitwoice
:^ddir*i., arid wrlttTyiMli. nAn^bJ4 t S>;
06.v UjQiaei Bufldlag,- Itlwc*. N. V, c <■
rfo^^entlemen *.were s introduced ito^th| ;
extendedsthe^prtvil^gefof.the^floor.,^;
!"Cloya?is"the^school,v.sitor of tho.uea
aral-Educa-tional Board.
If you want to be a- philanthropist, says
KDooiey-don^ait till your, old age^Com^
: mence ■ early,^ and i-when ; you are , flf t> -may- i
' be you" will like it. " - . ~.
i ' :!'^a^^yo^r%^eads: !'^a^^yo^r%^eads D^ierVpg^
I Dr.T^uttrick Hast \ night-^lf c yon ,
! , I! commend; him; to you.- r He is the. pniiosq* \
i ; pher.^of l the' : age." ' __ >v -^i .'v.> " j
■ Dr. J. -'L,. M. Cu^jJ'^e veducaUohai;
fbishop .of States,':- as r l>r.'. But-
I trick v expressed ■: it^ ■?- Is ; broken^ein
health. : '^Write ' to \ him; In ; his Inflrmity. h
:advisedlthejspeakeir.j,v- : Z\ , ; " ". ■;-:^';:~ ";";.' ;; :
;-:-'^Tbm''inclqrp^ratto'g"ithe General ; Educi-_
tlonal AssobiatfbnShasrjust Con
gress >'and jrecaived I tha - xM'atiqnal : :< Exectt-
Uve'S > signature.^\%. -~^\ ; V -':-,'"■.;.^'^^-.r >;
ledlithe .applause
which 2 greeted ■'-. the mention 'qf ' Mr.^i?g-;
den's ; natiie. last • night ' " > ; : j : .- ' ■;. ; <: Z>;. :
The- /dbnbmlnational ; f schools. ..- which';
served , a - good ; purpose, . are passing away, j
lit} the North, to' be superceded by .tha s«k
cbndaryr schools, according to Dr.' -But
trick:^ He. is glad-!jt is so. • "V r - - :
•-; "We have : already dubbed ; Mr. Monta
gue, "the i educational governor,'', said Dr.
Buttrick . at the ! outset of his -address last
: eyening. .."..-.'. . ■;.; -'■ \>; . :-' - '"-. : .. ■■- : ' -■ ' '■-:'■),
. r! 1 ! have yet to meet' a more devoted; tfi
teiligent.'and inquiring body; of superin
tendents. 1 that the-CVlrginlans," that Is the
compliment Dr. Buttrick: bestows. -- . ;
"Mr.' Edward C. Glass. Superintendent
of Tthe -Lynchburg, schools perhaps Ihe
finest: in tho Stai.e,' arrived last night.
DR. ;._ CL'AJUiSOXj; THE ; POET, HERE.
Manasscs :. Superintendent^ '- Who
-: '■' Wrote «l«e>s; Statue VnyrelledJt ;.■■,,
' Dr; : Henry M. . Clarkson, the poet, is in
attendance on the Educational Confer
rencej.afi.".the. school (superintendent ."; of
: PrlMe i>William fcoahty. One ] of .his ; most
popular;, poems'.-" is "The" v Lee . Statue-'SUn"-,
iveiled.' 1 .This .poem /was prbnqunced by
General Wade Hampton as '-the best ever
.compbsed "on .the 'subject.- not | excepting,
even ' Ryan's L 'Sword ;of - Lee.* " " f
j The -Manassas Journal calls It "the best
poetical tribute ever paid to the" Souths
greatest -man." The Columbia <S. C>
; State v said : ;of , it: ;. "This /apothesis ; to> - Lee
•nill;" live" wttli Lee. : and Y that "means ;'as
lo'ng.as:^- southern heart "throbs." The
:poem'is' as "follows: '.'-' ..■'; : ; ,- ■::■
Tho' .victory, crbwneth' \ not thy ■ brow, ':.„:■
'-' i Thou S'stand'st to-day, unveiled. :
Type ! : of ; the 'manhood, thon,
:'r That:" ever : .-fighting failed.' . *,
jWen^may^tHhou^hold-lalqft'thy^head;^
: :>lmmqrtal . is k its^crbwn,- ; •"■- .'.'-; * v—
AndUhp' the cause thouled'st be ; dead. ;
;J Deathless -is. thy renbwn.v"% ;
'Twas Jthlne to stand, against the world,
of ' every: name. >"r -■.-'.' '.""■'■ s r :~.
And '< tho* rthy: battle flag >be - furled. > '•- :
;J f Tis>Teathed;wltlrfadeles3;fame;' _
L N6 ;brayer.; sou j ;/e'6r :. dared- be " f ree»" ■
"■ i' Or ; stood .in '- t strife more astern— ■, ■ .■
Not: Spartan" at l.Thermopylae'r " '■•■'.-
; 'Not Scot'at ;Bannockburn..v .
.Nor" ever wiir; thy memory die, I
;;. Wliilst- tongue or. pen ; can 'tell
Of .idaring<deeds r ;of , pulfpbse" high;
;:;For;Which:thy.;cour&ge ; fell t r - •• '
;And;£O^lnXstory;,thbu shalt stand -'-''-■
;?i- In;; legend; ;and";inv ibre; 7 :' " ' : .-*'.•
:The::idol;Ofithyrriative..lanc,' >. ' " "
: :.Tiil: time 'shall ;be: no more. - -' .7-;
CHAWGES^pRifHE BETTER.
PrlKldity ■. ot Temperature TLelkxt-v '
J^S^^i^^bg^^ljtK^^e^r •
■ w <^«^B^reauTyest«rdas'ito itaiv j
i^o^i^^a^hatigdjforJthft-Better-had^
itakenr plice ]in '• th©r»tat« -: of £ih&. weather- i
ibiOnfe jJseennesi 1 had '■ be«oi> takenVbu it ;
;; d * • ?&<* \ temperature ; that j had "pf evaJledtf 6r ;
■ mUd frigidity'
\ot j.the i atmoaplier*; made i «xc" ". rays Jot i £h£
■ sun is f e*l v. almost ?conipaire<3 - with
■^Kejpast^fe^tdayswSThere^w^k^a^ rile' T at
I "«if.?«««»iat j S {o'elbck i yesterfiiy i mbrn^
i?i4^|compared.^Vf^stlii,ir«adlris^t?ilie;
i^^^^^thelda^irtr^e^ahd^ih'efimiii
proveinent '. td^warmer weather rcontlmiidi <
during Uha day.
S^tStS«^<*the> Bnreau. fair weather
jandiwarin^^was^heifoVeiaitrgirenTouri
s f 9S:f for :teaTneiti twantyifdar*
iH^^of-t.e.ountry^^i
%gss*s*UUfcJ '-Portland, :Me.;-, w ii '™\
Parted- as on* at the-coldeitspatsiJriin^
* temperature^ •aegt^\
.UP '.ton.' :'Lak«ald<i: Ydunr« Pond/^t-^
:ft«wrVoir. and :&
rMxealSrMtwfdar.-" ■■ ■ •
hw monuments «baU wit whtaJSJrynrs
Tnarsday, 1 5th.
, . .
Coats A^aiM Reduced.
' : f ■■•-*; : /:'iTh£» TlmetoCwt^nd Lcjj.
:--•■ •' ' •' "
Weineeairpom space. Do
youlneedfaiCoat ?
v^'--V -/v" r :. -■'.:■—:'■■"',■.
. . . :;
i :^sisfa^^i r^so;ones forsio.'
|¥fx3^%d : $i3^sjacketi. v A« „ _
iantf^MoritalC^los'fof :; : ; :K-. 010 1 ,QQ
•^■$S^^^sio.QO''JadsKta' ; rt« nf .
for. : _. 1 Vd.UQ
' r |6:<K>;and:s7.sb jackets a^ Aq
f0r.........:.:..... #0.9(5
? Us<jo6 -Shaped; Jackets 9e .
for.;.:::.. 1 ;....-.. 1 o<i»sV
;GIRLS!--r. ' . T ; . ■ . : '
>.; 412.98 Reefers for 51.48.
i ■ $4^48 and $5-oo p>?g Coats a 9 * a
f0r>.;r:: : . . . .;:::..... . ■■". p4.y<s
■■■"! $5.bo 1 and $7.56 Coats and a * ft o '
Reefers for;:.:-. ... : .-.,. ■:.-.-. V»»*7Q
$830 land8 30 land $10.00 long a r -.
Coats for -'; v. -i . . : Ji J. . :^ : :- : . . OOJJy
$12.50 and $15.00 long n~ -.
Coats f0r ;;:.. v^v;i ...... 01 .^y
Wilimoßhoads t
HARD TO GET A JURY
The People of Hertford Don't
Want to Try Jim
Wilcox.
; HERTFORD., X.-C,. January 14.— <s pe .
claJ^)^Judgo i:W. , B. 'Council : adjournad
c6^rtTatf4;'6 f cfq"cfcVthlsj : rev«ning^? r At''that
time~~ the special venire 'was exhausted,
and ; ohe juror* is yet to be selected.
-special venire of thirty was
drawn ";and-;summcti4(l -ito appear to
morrbw7= morning; | From. >; these the ons
juror,:will be and then the eni
pannelihg;sOf the' jury "and tho taking ol
the;; ■ testimony ';.wiir- begin. Experts win
-be '-.introduced •. by jthe defence, while the
prosecution is expoctsd to utilize savara,'
new :;>'■;>; '; ;.
iln adjourning "court -tMs afternoon.
Judge : Council said "I Isarfi .- that several
.venirem'en • left the State to escapa ser
vice on ■ the jury. :A "repetition of this wilj
result i in; fsomeona's. being -Severely pun
ished: f 6r. contempt : of I court.?
J^There^is a ; : general .aversion to serv
ing' on ] the"; Jury, and \ much. \ difficulty -was
encountered in selecthis : qualifled Juror 3.
I The.Cluaker element gave.no. little trou.
bla; ln! not. interpreting questions put to
them by.; the .court. Many denied ha vLng
'.'conscishtiousl scruples" against capita]
punl?v : r»ent; v ; and yot would- continue bj
sayii.' ; that 'they did not: '■■-'oelieve-is
hanging folks." . \
; ;ThQ crowd in .and around the court
room .to-day ; was so great that Wilco.x,
whan, remanded to jail, had to be taken
through a rear -window. :;
.Attorney Bond .put in bis appearance
this: afternoon; and seems bat little Indi3
pb"3ed. T He will enter into the flght
CABLE AND RSNIGAR FAIL
Bec«slyeTSlilp ;'for_ f a Sresnflborq Ll
.':- I , ;«inor_Flrm— Court. Xerrs.
*GR^NSBORO,/ 'Ni-VCLv -January 14.'
(Sp«cial.)~The liquor .flnn-oJ Cabell '&
Renlgar ■ went into" the '.Sands' ot ;d re
ceiver late Tuesday, afterpfooh. . The.-re
ceiyersiiip' was asked ,tor hy'Mr. Renigar.
because, uf some "ilisagreemehr. which ha
:ha4;bid\wUh : h!3;piirtner;"bvert£e finan
cial affairs of ,the firmTl: Iryins White, of
.Winston, was appointed I receiver. -
' ;At .y. rae'eting: of .- th'e.rstbckljbldara of Uw
Guilfbrd': Lumber" : Co.', C. ki ". Reynolds wa s
elected ipreside'ntr;E.; P.'^'VV'liarton, vice
pxQsident,;and:^W.. D. ilendenhalC secra*
tary^ahd; • treasurer. "';•:. ;'."., ; ; : ' ;-, ". ; ; . . ""; , ..
1 /Na'arly.a.year ago,' in tha. Superior Court
of this ..county, Jesse Freetran; a colored
man. was . found guil ty of . bar n ": burning.
and sentenced to thY countyn ty roads for a
term ot. five* years. .Major C. M.:Starimaa,
his j counsel, appealed tiio case to' the Su
preme 1 : Court; ; which V sustained ithe con
ten'tjon v 3i ,,Freeman"=! • counsel, that tfcsrs
wsisi ;hoTiosal "testimony, uiior/; which c«.n
victiqn:could-be properly bused. Freeiaan
was]acora£^sly ; set" at '.in-ertjv Tuesday:
i.;iThe~-'Asheborb;: street : graded - schoo'.
whict; was closed for s^i-rral days because
.noTanthracite real iob!d be -iVcd, and t>a
:caus«i:.thfe ; : furnace /would not burn *o(t
coal;rTFili reopen Thursdaj-.
..; Stat* Insurance Commissioner James K.
,Tounge;rTeturhed : tb Raleigh Wednestlar,
after.; having jbeen hero for a day for tha
1 purpose 1'; of •'•; prosecuting IR. A. Caldwsll
colorad; ;for violating thbiState insurance
laws;-: He- procured a : true bill aguinst
Caldwell , for embezzlement, and the tle
fendant ;was-. arraigned *in the Superior
Court '^Wednesday mornins. ' The case wat
cpntinucd .until haxt tsrm r of court, ceriaii
iinportahtwltiiesses not-being present.
:' ; Judge ij Allen; ,Wednesday . morning in th<
Superior."'' Court i sentenced. Jarae3 G. Han
kins^iWhb,"the "~ : afternoon before, tai
pleadeaTguilty to r the:chafses o£ assault,
carrying.; concealed {weapoas, and injury
;tb- personal property. Tne man. was finad
$50 ;in > the •"L:" L : aasaal t ■ case. Judgment was
susperided In the;; other'three^ cases. H«>
bays 1 the s costs in all. three. Harrldna I*
Biei: Salisbury laundrymah who triad *o
shcbt';hlsVwife on.the straet at mMnlgki
Ih^Greehsbdro last fall. .
GIVEN TO DR.?.MAYB£E.
Smalt Child VTStbift Mother Bid ss*
'■■' ■*■■■- slee't -Her. ■■ Got* to- Society.
: : ;.aiattle' Trains, a: small white chlUl. af*
rtyedfori :ori* of; the early; "traini yesterday
rh;drning4frbm jllilford. /expecting w 6 *
,tnet : by-iher Smother. No ;ona. was a: t^*
train.T andiithe ■child's- mother:; cancot gj
located/ v The girl > was iin ciors*
byltfte'tpblic^iqfsfth^.Thlrd "district. 5«
was r aftarwards > placid - into tha cara of
■Dr^KW^X ; :aiayb<»>;;V;::.,;;. \. ■;• : : ' : .
■ Sh» ; says she was placed -with a sent!?*
nian^nameiiNelsonJ i .whb;'resldes v at.Mm'
ford,/and \that;'she '.was ;sent -by ;hini. to
! Richmond i atHha ''* request) of har nictS*?
:'-;fTh*s|clilld;%s^ f ound, "fal-. home soss"
Tnbriths!agd;oV^pr.-'WV^J. Maybe?, cf ti»
Childr«n:s ' Societjv : ,
jjyf^Mra^rila^^Eskridtse^lJesil. ;- .-'
P B^FORlD;^^^ January ; li.-iSP^^^
1 1 Mra.\"i itary;* EakrW«e. ? wfc ose ' <i*a sr. «"• "
icurredi Mondays nnear;r r ; Pepper* JFern*."-.* 1 ;
! sburlod jtp-day.ithe sK*v^ Jlercer Losaa.^ »*
1 1^V*vth6viH*:2 v; offlcifl tins- :^ > She : ; was* t-V .
widow of 8-hatoriEsltridge and leaves cc#
i[snnii?Mr. s |EagarjE3kr:dge.' . ;
I^^BK^MSfsa ' ' Ji " -!"aa ' the vßift?«
cures
1 ■ Wmi Kervcu3niSs,
Indis estlon
(rial will eonrince joaor itt ; t3l»

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