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,v , M v 4 , , . , SHIPMAN & OSBORKE CO. HENDERSONVILLIVN. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, :100ft. VOL. XV; 170. 3 : EX-GOV. AYCOCK DECLINED IT. Distinguished Ex-Governor .Says Ho Cannot Accept. Appointment - as Commissioner to Brazil. j - wasmngtoiv.u, c, .April" IT. --Ex- Governor Ay cock has declined appoint meat as one of the commissioners from tne United States to the Pan-Aaierjcair Coneress, which meets in Rio Janlero, .Brazil, In "July. - Ihe refusal of the former governor resulted after telegrams from both 'tbe ,,. North Carolina Senator, which were sent to him at (roldshoro, 'assuring htuj that the'appointment was non-partUao, and that his selection was a great, hon or to him personally, 'as well as to the entire state.- The reasoob that prompt ed Governor "Ay coclt to refuse the hon or were altogether professional. "" - - Senator Simmons, who notified the ' former governor by long distance phone last night that he .would be tendered the appointment," called at the White House: this morning to express' his ap preciation to the president by reason of the selection of one of North Caro lina's most honored citizens for the i jq ' portant mission abroad. ;. The president again expressed, bis high regard for Governor Ay cock as a man,- and as an American. Shortly after leaving- the White House the senator received this telegram from t&e governor, apprising him' of bis determination to decline the nomination: - , ', ' "Please assure the president of my deep appreciation of his - kindness. I am, however, so situated that I cannot accepu' - In view of the fact that the com mis sion had already beea issued for Gov ernor Ay cock's appointment. Senators Simmons and Overman, after a confer ence at the capitol, forwarded a tele gram to Goldsboro, " urging the former "governor to aecept, assuring him that -the appointment was non-political. This reply soon came: "Was .aware position non-partisan; deeply appreciate great honor. My reasons for non-acceptance areDrofes sional and non-political." Tho president had already decided to appoint Van Leer Polk, of Tennessee a member of the commission and there is a probability that Hannis. Taylor .may be chosen in place of Governor Aycock. . Senator. Simmons remained at ' the -White House ? and discussed with the president features of the rate bill. The president is said to be determined in his opposition! to a full court review. News & Observer. -.; A JJ jB-a fcM ,. M EL r lionclarsonviile - - , ------ o , . f -- - : - . - " ; - '" -- :" ? " "- - - : .V (h'' " -1 ' ' -, - . - - -'--.'' - y'r" , " . - -JU - . " ' " - V: " " --'- V '7--j: h : -l-r- ' ' -' ": " '". i it I s ' 1 J- . , l J - ! I . : - i - . -. - - - - - " ' - . - ; - . I " . I ' -. - . r- . The progress of GREATER HEN- D ERSON VILLE is in no way better il lustrated than by the above handsome . -": picture, showing the Confederate" mon ument, a small part of the Hotel Gates, and the massive, imposingCourt House, said by competent people to be the very finest court bouse inNorth Carolina. - When a city can show a group of solid, substantial buildings like the above, it speaks louder" than words of the pro gress it is making. , , - . .' ' A walk down beautiful Main street gives-added force to the conviction that Hendersonville is now on the very edge of the bicsrest boon of any city in- the state. Everywhere are there scenes of building - activity,- the, - store windows present a handsome appearance, .the merchants are busy; there is no idle la bor, and one would have to go far to find a city which presents more of the out ward si gas of prosperity than Beautiful Hendersonville... Djn't tie a cough or a cold up in your system by taking a remedy that binds the bowels. Take Kennedy's Laxative Honey and Tar. It is different from all other cow gh syrup?: It is better.:" It opensr the bowels expels all cold from the system, relieves coughs, coldsr crOnp, wboopiog cough, etc. - An ideal remedy for young and old. . Children like it. Holdhy F. V. Hunter. .- ' - - ; Henderson Man For Cdhgress." Tha socialists of Asheyllle and West ern North Carolina intend entering the arena of politics this year and at gathering of the faithful-fewyesterdiy afternoon nominated a full ticket from congressman down to. town constable. There was no contest for places on the ticket; there was a lack of strife and the honors "went to whoever wa9 first mentioned. When the socialists assem bled a count of noses revealed the fact that there were enough present to fill all the places on the ticket and the business of making nominations was Un dertaken. As the nominations proceed ed those who were declared the nomi nee made short addresses commending the principles of socialism and pledging their hearty support to the cause they had espoused. The convention yester day afternoon voted to give Erzistance to the:. unions at High" Point In their fight for recognition and against 'their former .employes. Following Is "the ticket nominated: . ' 1 .For congress, E. R. Israel; represen tatives, S. y. Beale and F. L. Shuford; solicitor, W. P." Bryant; senator, J. B. White; sheriff. B. P. Landreth; regis ter of deeds, E. Westall; treasurer, Arthur Penlabd; tax collector, E. li Hayes; clerk superior -'court, J, G Muore; auditor, N. K. Holccr ls; coro ner J. F. Campbell; xjommissicaers, G," vv.-Wrenn, chairman; S. B. Elshop, C. B. Bishopj'C. B. Jones, Rolcrt Tay ler, Hufus Anderson, and Rol rt Bark ley. Gazette-News- . . i' - f - . ." i - x"'v All smart up-to-date women of to-day, Kuow- how to bake, wash, sing aud to pkj; W -' - - 4 . .. - Without these talents a wife is N. G. , ; Unless she takes Rocky Mountain Tea. Justus Pa inn i y. . - - ' " - Hewitt and Crawford. 1 .A new candidate for;" congressional honors Hon. F. R. Hewitt, of Ashe ville, wasrhere this week, making acquaint ances and seeing the dear people whose suffrages he Invokes.'" If the.race were made upon the good looks of the four aspirants, Mr. Hewitt would be aneasy winner, for he is a handsome and mag netic man of fine physique, and the oth er three do not -boast of their beauty. : - The democrats and' some of there publican of Rutherford are enthusias tic for Hon. VV. T. Crawford and he will probably be the choice of Ruther ford delegates tq the congressional con-: vention. - Of Mr. . Hewitt they kptir nothing," yet.' he is la business m'sf candidate-' He has never held aiy -political office and has never been before the people until this . time. His pro fession has been an engineer and is now a successlul talc miner. vHe claims bis race will, be on a high plane and will not stoop to the dirty tricks of politic lane i Rutherford ton Sun. : Handsome Almanac Free. J Farmers, who- desire the handsomest almanac eyer published, are invited to call at the , big barns of the Claude Brown' Company. Mr.' Claude Brown has a supply of Rtudebaker almanacs and other advertising matter of these famous wagons which he wishes to get distributed amongst the farmers of the county,: and he says- it is well worth coming some distance to get some of it. Mr. Brown also announces the arrival of a car load of the?e celebrated Stiide baker wagons and buggies, and 6tates that still another car fs expected next week; , --.'" . GuJjcr's Letter hro. 2 " . ;r ; " Congressman Gudger has issued a circular letter No. addressed again to "My dear Friend,' in which he'says: . ' When I waj first nominated the dis trict was in the hainda of the republi cans and they reljnquished it1 after a desperate'and bitter tight.' - " .; Mr. Gudger; kndws that the constitu tional amendment dlsfanchised 43S0ne- i gro voters In the 13 counties composing I the 10th district in 1S01, according to ' the census of 1900i.. Doea he think the f people have forgotten it? ; Mr.' Gudger knows - that Madison county wa3' taien :out 'of .the; district with 1000 republican maiority in 1001, for he was a member of the legislature and helped to takre it out. - Does . he think the people have forgotten it? Why does1 Mr. Gudger persist in ig noring and concealing these plain his torical facts? . ' j -,: He ' ouijht to rejaember - Lincoln's terse saying; - "You may fool all of the people part of the tfme and part of the people all the time, but not all tbe peo ple all the time i - Therpeople are keeping tab of these things. And they know that Mr. Gndg er entered the race for- congress la 1902 with a clear cut democrat majority of 3000 and that he was elected by only 183. They also know that Mr. : Gudger received 2238'votes less in the "13 coun ties of the district than r Mr. Crawford received in the same counties in 1900. and 1348 less In K04 " v .- -, . ; " And why was It so? Democrats are asking this questionj and they will ans wer it in the next congressional con vention. Democrats r want a candidate who "will fight republicans instead of defending them when they are charged with crimes. ; Democrats want a candi date who , will rely j on the loyalty and entnusiasm of the rank and file of his own party instead of 'the friendship and good will of coteri of republican lead era r-Way ntsville t ourier. BLACKBURN - " HOT GUI LTY." Court Directs Jurcrs to Vrlb Th:t Verdict Upcn Ezzh ct Ch-rj:: . Against tho C:r.Trc::nn. - Joke bn" the Teacher. A. teacher in a country "school had a elaps ot young scholars; before her in math- emafJcsi The examples were m addition and the following illustration was offered by the teacher: i "Now children, if I sh6u!d lay four eggs oa; the desk and Sammy," she poiuted to a freckled faced lad at the head of the class, "should lay three eggs on the desk, how many would be there? V The bad boy of the class who was at. the foot and had listened intently shouted, "Go on SamI take her up. I don't think she can do itrLouisbure Times.'' v Greensboro, April 0. Ccnrc;z:-n E. Spencer - Blackburn 'stands t z quitted today of the chare 3 C:l against him by A. E. Hcltca for tc;:; ing fees for appearing before thi inter nal revenue department. Tha ril2c-5 kind of excUamenfc and joy ezzzzi to prevail throughout the, city. TL couit directed the verdict cf , cot piilljr to be written by the jury u pea til cf tha Indictments. Congressman Bl&ckburn is being lionized, and' everybody is eager to shake his band and to con gratulate him. The defendant . shoe hands with all the jury and Judga Gofif, and with tears in bis eyes thiaksd them. ' - - , The trial was resumed promptly at 9:30 this morning and Judge Lewis im mediately began his speech to the jury, -closing the argument for the prosecu tion. K He said that Mr. Blackburn .was primarily responsible for thV case be ing in the court and that if he had never violated the statute but remained ' true to the trusts of - his . constituents he would not have been brought to the bxf of justice. . He was much surprised be cause the attornevs of th "dfer.2a stated that the lack of evidence! w&r- -.ranted a directed yerdict fronj the judge to the juryconsidering the evi dence given in the case. The latter part oi his speech was given to vindi cating Mr. Holton for his action in the matter. He concluded at 11 o'clock. ' Judge Goff asked a' few; minutes to look over the evidence, and then deliv ered his charge to the jury, the closing words of which were. "I therefore t dir ect you to rentier a verdict of not guilty on each and every count. ' -'- - - -V- The applause was terrific, in spite cf the efforts: to control' the j&udiecca. Judge Bynum's speech yesterday s was one of -the best legal arguments ever heard in thisxity. " ' " ' ; "Nothing will reheve indigestion tLit ia not a thorough dlctacW Eodol Dyspe. sia . Cure dijssts what you e&W -and allovri the stomach to Test reenperata ror strong agaiu. A few doses of - Eodol after meals will soon restore the stomach' andj digestive' organs to a full performance o their functions naturally. Bold by F V. Hunter." - o .. - ' '.'"'- ' - -r -- '. -. - . a- j. -.--5. - m t 1 "T hkwmbm ww. oefiraenmnis ! mB!S a.'!!."ag!!!!',q ""Iw""." g'??11 1 BfT""" """""""" ':rL::.-rjrrllme yWSM - 4: '1 l5?ans.u0fwaer,t k Y.'here pressure waierfs used " ") : J top,e P,nl.r,. :J this malleabla ircn pin-extensicn ,r TW DCJhng, while brcaksl f, ws!er front, which has nore . Jv, w cooking. When waisr hcalin3 sarface than any - . . ? M"wUi Gets too hot reservoir ;L . . ihc ss,?fSIc$ vuniance rJ hi i rA U - 1 can be moved away J i,Jj;,fu V Li 1L In from fire by shifting- H fi'JI '.5 V hvsW ---2 ' ta leaver shown. A I ' PrU lha kOKa II lakes tha ? - A" J - --"-V P,ac&cf reservoir. . -. ' lA AprSE SO 3C - - We heartily invite our friends call at our store - any day during this week -;where we are" .V - demonstrating tht superior quality of the : : : - The MAJESTIC MALLEABLE and steel range as formerly turned' out by the Majestic people has been considered throughout th whole country par-excellence, and far ahead of any other ; ' i range made.- But with the NEW. CHARCOAL IRON BODY in place of steel, niaking it double its value, and the fact that it is the only range in existence 'made "of Malleable and Charcoal Iron vou can readily . see that if quality is considered, the Majestic leads by-a big margin." WE WANT YOU, TO LALL at our.store this weeic.-ana let us explain tms new ieatirre: jCrlAKLOAL IRON BODIES; let nc pYnloin whv ir ic f-rirjf mntfrial fnr ranap KrHic anrl inriHnf-olKf ..;wTk 4- . . J . ' ' ranges :We want you to call if you intend to buy or not, as the information gained will serve . : ".' Come auy day during this week and have buttered hot biscuits and hot coffee. - Biscuits' baked on a Majestic in three mjriutea i while you wait ' -' , .y : ' " - ' . . - - ' . ' other ...... . i you -.in "' ; IHIABIDSOME SST0IT WI1E. 1 " .With every range sold during this Demonstration we will givd absolutely. FREEona eet of MajVstic" ware worth every cent of $7.50. ' This ware is on exhibition at our store.; Everything jaseful, ornamental and dur able. - Come in and see xt aud you will agree with us that it cannot be bought for a cent less than $7.50, and cheap at that. , . .". .7;- - ' . ' . - - ; - - ; , - " Oomo In any day, vou arc vclcornb vhollioryou intend to buy or no: t & A .