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SPEEDIfJG OF MlfeiillJSJ MEWL Fast driving of AutomoBilisfs and narrow ness of sorfie roads brings an objection from a yearly visitor who has ha seve- fal thrilling: escapes. : To the Editor: For ,jthe past eigh teen years I have enjoyed thej&eauty and restfulness of this mountain country in the Summer time and with a feeling of absolute security for my family while absent from tnem in me , cfty during the week. But this feeling of safety and secur- . . 1 n 41 .3 -m3 JIJ: uS received a sseveie jun. uuuug fs& year or two, aue enureiv w the" xatent of the Automobile into this mountain country, and the mat ter has become suddenly so serious it eems to me it is either up to tne coxiaty oficials to regulate the matte,. Or the owners of horses must of necessity trade them for automo biles cv change their Summer location Cb? some other place either too remote Authorities haye provided roads suit aSlteftfir tkefy operations, and will en fiECKPtK regulations necessary to the safety of all concerned. It can hardly be possible that I am alone in the lively experience pas sed through last season here in the mountains, and the repetition of which .had apparently begun again fhte season, and, hoping to influence fst same degree a change in present conditions, on behalf of my own fam ily and t'.-cr many others now in the mountain, 1 am going to illustrate my nt by referring to these- exper iences: ' Last year, as uusal, my family came to the mountains and a good driving horse was sent across the country for their Summer use. The horse had been constantly driven over the broad streets of the city without any atten tion to or fear of automobiles. A few weeks later I was met at the Hender sonville station on Saturday after noon by my wife and daughter and started for home over the Kanuga road. Just as we were nearing the ton of the first" hill outside the citv an automobile served warning that it was over-taking us and the horse was pulled to one side to allow it to pass. The grade was steep ana tne Toad was wet with a light rain which was falling, and. without warning, Just as the machine was passing, the driver threw - on his low gears and opened wide his muffler emitting right In the horse's ears the roar and buz zine that only an outomobile is cap able of. My horse was off like a L This, of course, was the grand cli max, I sold the horse, one of the fin est I have ever owner, for half price, and drove the old farm horse the rest of the Summer, and considered my self most fortunate that no member of my household had been .killed or sev erely injured during the events: This season I began again, and sent to my Summer home another fine driving horse, one that had been test ed all winter in the city as to automo biles, and considered perfectly , safe to drive anywhere. All went well for a time, but a few days ago, my wife and two children were driving to Kanuga on the cross road from Flat Rock, a road which is very narow and has many sharp curves. They had no thought of danger for the horse had paid no more attention to automo biles than to any other vehicle, sud denly around a curve, right upon them came a big touring car at a point in the road where there was no possibility of turning. out for it, and the machine ran up to within six feet of the horse's head before it could be stopped. The animal, like any human being under similar circumstances, thinking he was to be run over, jump ed out of the road, then whirled about among the trees, back into the road again and ran full speed for a mile down a rough mountain road, the two children holding their mother in the buggy by their united strength while she guided the riin-a-way horse around the dangerous curves of the ?ad until finally the horse was un r control again. Now, it is almost a miracle that my amily have escaped with their lives luring these experiences and I feel ' stly entitled to enter a most vigor us protest against conditions which ave became a grave danger in a for merly safe and enjoyable country. The first experience described was caused purely by thoughtlessness of i driver who should have reserved lis excessive disturbances until' he had assed by a spirited horse.' The next was a wilful, criminal neg ect of the laws of the state, and I ave a case in the courts against the nan who committed the crime and mined my horse, and which I expect o push in the interests of the com munity. be third case was simoly the. re rocket and for three solid miles ran suit of the' second.. The automobilist down the road in spite of every effort-was strictly within his rights, but the to control him, taking the sharp '".orse could not forget former exper- curves of Osceola Lake at full speed rnces. The fourth and last was not between the high bank on one side the fault of the horse, for he was and the lake on the other, and on the tvov.erhly trained. It was not the last sharp curve just beyond the lake nult of the automobilist, for he was meeting another machine head on and winning at moderate speed and sound- FRUITDAND MISSIONARY MASS MEETING. ., ' Friday, Saturday .& Sunday. July. 28-30. ; ' Friday nightPreaching by - Rev. . A. L. Latham. . 'v Saturday ;9 A.V M. Devotional . Service, Fins itogers. , - y o.3nJiftAdirfii More Laborers and a Greater Harvest, ' Rev. S. K. -Breeding. i;K ". ' .V;. ' . ' ,! V': il0r;0:20--6ur Great Need: The Old Time Religion, Mr, B. G. Collins, of "Conway, S. C. ':: ..''''. v ' ylO 20-10 :40 Ideal . Sunday School . Workers, . Dr.. C Few. - k , - V 10:40-10:50 Our Local WeedsFred Coston. 4 ' ' ; 10:50-ll--What a Layman Can Do, A. T. Lyda. . : ; ' , J 11-11 : 15-0jperatlh the . Purse Nerve, James VL Hill. V ll:15-Preaching by Rev. S. K. Breeding. V !i '. ; , DUTOElf ON THE GB0UJTD. ; .'v, ': ''i-- : 2-2:30 Consecration Service, James R. Hill. , , - 2: 30-2 : 45 Our Imperative Needs Rev., A. El Latham. - v 2:45-3:00 The Supreme Object of the Sunday School, Rev. J. S. Maxey, i ; . ' " . - - . . . of Danville, Va . : : . U 3:00-3:15 Cooperation, Rev. A. L.' Latham. 3:15-3:30 The Fact? of Foreign Missions, Rev. S. Breeding. , 3:30-3:45 Home Mission Work, Rev .S L. Mcintosh. . . . ... - 3:5-4:00 Prayer and Missions, Mr. J. N. Ross. 4:00-4:15 lAoney and Missions, Mr. Sam T. Hodges.-4:00-4:15 My Experience in Collecting, Clarence Coston. Preaching at night by Rev. S. L. Mcintosh. Sunday: 9:45 Sunday School fo. lowed by sermon by Rev. J. S. Maxey. Isn't This Proof EnougH THat B. : M ice is the" many to Ho pur f K:i TO WHOM IT MAY CCmCEB Dynamiters Elude Officers. Eluding he officer before he could get the necessary ..help to make a wholesale arrest, a crowd of men from upper South Carolina narrowly escaped being captured upon a very serious charge. Constable Staton of he Green River section of this coun ty has received complaint from many of the sportsmen, who enjoy nsnmg nthe waters of Green river, of see ing hundreds of dead fish floating down stream at times which was an evidence that parties were dynamit- ne the' river. Should parties be con victed of this charge it would be Ta penitentiary crime in this state. Judge H. G. Ewart, who had a Dill passed in the last legislature in reference to dynamiting fish, has taken active steps In securing the ar rest of the parties who go over into South Carolina before. the officer ;fr thls county could get ? assistant ; making the arrest Constable Sta- on has enough evidence to convict the parties should they be - caught and brought to Henderson county for trial. The sheriff of Greenville county has been notinea to mate tne arrests and in case he does requisition papers wil lbe asked for from; Governor Blease. Richmond, Va., July 22. The miss ing link in the chain of evidence' Ahlch the detectives have been forg igg in the case of 'the murder -of Mrs. Henry Clay Beauie, Jr., who was slain Tuesday night, five .miles south missmg being caught between this er his horn. It was simply the con. pjke while automobiling with her machine and the high bank at the 'tion of the road on which both par- hn'ond wo- .,innii thi- .ftomn side of the road by a few few inches. ties were traveling and which was too The horse was finally brought un- narrow to allow a possibility of pas ser control, but the narrowness of ""-ig. a condition which is strictly up rar escape was manifested when on o the road authorities of Henderson .xamination it was found that an im- -unty to remedy if they expect to jortant piece of the harness had been "io!d their trade as a Summer resort "fpped apart all but the last three fo- both automobile and horse own rtitches. If these had gone we would ers. ertamly Tiave been thrown into the The automobile has come to stay, lake or pitched out in the road. 'I:nder proper conditions, it is a reas Ovr ep"-?! vrr-a most fortunate, but nably safe and enjoyable vehicle, but we found later that our troubles had ' "nder other conditions it If n grave Just begun. ! uger jo its owner, as witnessed bv The following week the horse was the tragedy on the Ashevilie road a under the saddle and when between Render soaville and Fletchers cn a very na-ro section of the road be tween tv'o 1 '.rbcd wire fences, an au tomobil' wf '. een coming down the . J . , I rrT j j? ie: )xt"t v. ais hand giving E' a r'or the driver of the automol rIe s.toj, but not the slight est att tic:' wPf?.paid and the ma- 'e -'T-vt -n at high speed, the e ri.ler of the horse was under the . machine. contusion 'on the How to Hake a Town. .One cannot make a town. The newspaper cannot do -it. But one man on a newspaper with the help of the wide-awake men of. the place, all pull ing together can make a wide differ ence In the place. Every man who succeeds in a town is a help to it. The more money he makes, , if he spends it, the better for the commun ity. The larger busl ness he build up, the more" he advertises, hence the more attention he bring to the town. A man cannot build up an honorable business in the town without help ing the country. The interest of oa r i8 the interest of all. No town w.r." become b business center so lone its business men rely upon a few merchant to make .the effort to bring trade to iown. Too often the men in a few lines of trade are about the only ones that reach out for cus tom. . Other merchants will wait, rXL til these men have Induced the peo ple to come to town and content themselves with trade that naturalb drifts to their place. A public spirit ed man should ask himself if he is do ing his part in attracting people tc town to trade. Salisbury Post. Ve beg' to state that -sre have had S. B. Mace", watchmak er and jeweler, oi Henderson ville, N. C- in our employee f or a period of about four years and his workrat all times has - given perfect satisfaction. ' ' " '' ' ' ' yV. ;He was also our watch inspector for the C & N. W. R. R. i Co., and proved himself in every - way capaHe anil efficient Mr.' Mace is also a first class Engraver and. ;we ''c6niider him i" far above the average watchmakerj lCTt speakof ; him asbeing iu every' particula licient and first, class Jeweler and we consider Him1 good for any contract that he would make The MORRISON BROS. CO. 'M ' V-:- " y ' hickory, : c. A of eiririgexaitpir JUST RECEIVED ' ALL SIZES Jr W- M piCK:- fei very For Those Who Wonld Aid the Pas- j tor. road at mg tro-. the leg ca?ne c tesult t t thvn a' while the to the ba hinv?elf a r?gT -automo?"'71 Interested d'r i 5 p f " n as he, ha g!vf,T ' rr?" hoT agai e v'ieelecl violmtljr in 1 wii 3 fence and ripped oen acTrs? "h" ' 'ze meanwhile cast ar 'own the road as fast - -me. The horse was t attention and brought id for about a month gtp up r:-r the shade of a tree nntil his wound could heal, while my family drove theold farm nag or paid livery bills. When able to travel again, it was decided iio give the horse one more trial, but it was an expensive experi ment, for the poor beast could not forget his injuries. It was again Saturday afternoon and the driver, to be absolutely safe, had a new curb bit on the horse and turned down a few days ago. and a terror to the mib- Vr.. as proved by the experiences just "elated. The authorities of Henderson cnun. v certainly want the Summer atron sre of all classes of visitors, the au- "mobile and the horse owner includ ed. If they expect tlrem both to con tinue in the same country it certain ly becomes their bounden duty to ren der conditions reasonably safe for all husband, was supplied this afternoon, when Paul Beattie. a cousin of Henry Beattie's, made formal confession to the police that he bought for Hen ry and delivered to him last Tuesday, the gun with which Mrs. ; Beattie was killed. The arrest of Henry Clay Beattie, Jr., followed during the lunch hour of the coroners jury. He was taken in charge by Detective.-. McMahon, who had secured a sworn statement from Paul Beattie that he had pur chased a shot gun for H. C. Beattie,. Jr., last Saturday. For what . pur pose his cousin wanted .the shot Ci:n he did net lenov.'. Greenville, July 22. Capt. W. E. Gonzales, editor of The State, ' who was injured in an automobile wreck near Fountain Inn yesterday morn ing, was brought to the city about neon and is at the Greenville in firmary, where his physician, Dr. C. This can bp don in th first ! uarie, said today, aner tnorougn -arties lace by strictly enforcing the law as I lamination, that there frre no in- "gs on curves on the roads which are i back of the head and bruise on r.sonably safe for travel. tne DacK just auove tne tnign. ur. vt, on many of the roads of this Earle says Mr. Gonzales will prob- rtv there can be no safetv until ! atly be out witnin. thenext two or the roads are widened so that an au-j three days- fomobile and a horse can pass with- " : out the automobile going over an em-' Typhoid Inoculation Has ProTen Suc bankment or the horse climbing aj cess, tree, and it is to this fact that I would , Norfolk, July 21. Of the forty-five especially urge the attention of the typhoid fever7 patients tranferred road officials of the county. I from the-St. Helna naval '. reservation Under present conditions there are to the Portsmouth naval hospital one many roads in the county over which fatality has been recorded. The tuiumumit;s suouia De aD-r , other patients are Improving. The -.olutely prohibited until they are wid- inoculation was extensive amone the men and the authorities assert this has checked the fever. . . . . ned, for in many' places it is an im possibility to pass a machine in the o?.d, and, while the automobilists " ovld be held strictly and legally , to ""nt for accidents carsed by core- --ner rr .criminal violation! of the side street near the depot to avoid laws of the road, it seems to me-, that automobiles and await my arrival, in case of accidents where the ma But on my arrival, both horse and chines . are operated strictlv within driver had disappeared, and, on in-, their rights, that the county should j suggested by United States Senators coutauuu, x iuuuu tua.L uii aucuuui ; uciu uulu mural I v anrt ipra 1 1 v rp- of the mud on the main street to the xmsible , for accidents, caused pure- cm auiumwuuc uau tuiutju v u , tut; uuuuiLioii or iiieir road 1VATS0X DOEST LIKE PLACE. Fairmount, W. Va., July 19. Sena WqtscTj bs no intention of seek ing the chairmanship of the Democ ratic national - committee, which war. station down this very side street and the minute the horse heard the sound of its approach, remembering his former Injuries, he was off like a flash, at about the "third jump the curb bit broke, the briddle pulled over his head and, leaving the road, the horse dash ed down the narrow sidewalk between a row of trees and the fence for about two blocks, then, at a cross street Jumped a high ditch, crashed through a heavy woven wire fence breaking the oak posts off at the ground and raced twice around the vacant lot, where my plucky driver jumped from the half wrecked bugsy and ' caught him by the head and held him. "?n'v roads in this county, then, should either, be very materially wid ened or should certainly be posted prohibiting their use by automobiles, Frr there are going to be other trage dies in Henderson County unless this ?s done. Yours very truly, F. C. ABBOTT. "Sunnyside," Flat Rock, N.,C., July 20, 1911 . : . Air. J. C. Kelly of Charlotte is here "r several days. Mr. Kelly will go to Take Toxaway after leaving here bnt expects to return and spend sometime 'n Hendersonville. Johnston, Overman and Taylor atN the dinner given in their honor at Sena tor's home Saturday night. . Before leaving his home tonight for Wash ington he said : "Under no circumstances could I consider that I. be selected for chair man of the national committee. Of course, I consider it a great honor .haye the Senators, all good Demo crats, express their preference for me for so responsible a position, but the thing Is out of the question. -My busi ness affairs would not permit of my paving the time and .attention to party affairs which the chairmanship would necessitate,; Ty T can not ermit my selt to be considered fcrthe place. I appreciate the kjnd words of those vho suggested me for the place." ' Pray for him. Ke needs your pray ers. Make this a part of your dally program. . ' Co-operate with him. His business is to work with you and not for you. To co-eperate means more than not to pppose. It means activity. If you need him, let him know. He is not omniscient. Don't take spe cial precaution to conceal your need in order that ou may accuse him ol inattention or neglect of duty. If you know of any sickness in the neighborhood, let 'him know. He has no other way to find out. Dn't lay claim to all his time and attention. There are others. If some new faimly moves into tlx? community and you would like to have the pastor call ,oh them, say so. Get the church and the kindgom on your heart. Consider what you can put into the church as well as whiii ycu can get out of it. The chvaO; is not kept for your convenience, as an organization by which you c. help save the world. Be a "booster." A booster r. worth a hundred croakers. In fact, the persistent kicker, so far as churcl. usefulness is concerned, is just one less than none. Love the church. It is. the worl'd greatest institution. If the eworld is saved, it will be done through the church. Christ began it. Believe in your own church. It just what you make it. Pray that,ycv may be worth something to it. Reverence the church. It is not a secular institution. It is not a center for social amusement. It is the hour? of God. Use it as such. Attend the church. , There is nc inspiration in . preaching to emnty seats. See that your pew is filled at every service. Guard your tongue. Your neigh bors are reading your life. A . cruel or unkind work may. drive somebody from your church. You may not mean any harm. But, you are re sponsible for the consequences of your words as well as the motive. Don't offend. Listen to Christ. "Woe unto the man by " whom offense cometh." Contribute to the church. The preacher cannot work on earth and take his meals in heaven. Church expenses must be met. Are you do ing your share.? If. you have any contention wit1 anybody, get it : straightened out; K you try and they refuse, you exeno ate yourself , If -you refuse, it : wi"; DecnaiKea up against you in tf -judgment. This is a blue pencil . crime. What will you do abort " - then? - ;' .( ' , ' .'- . Go to your pastor and say, "I -'. not know how much I can do, hnt am willing to do what I can.t Cor on me. Use me. ' ' , Avoid any display of clans disun ion in your, church associatir'V Measured by Christ's standard, go-v - ness is greatness, 'mere is. so litt'3 difference between the highest at? lowest that you have nothing to boar uu . ooicguaiu inn interests oi j ycur church along this line. " phone 310 vBROGK &; LANE Livery and Fee Nice Carriages, Saddle' Hon er, Surry s and Runabouts- ; :. Corner 3rd Avenu6 and Church Streets ; -- - - .M. 1 .J ... DQ't speak lightly of any one so cial standing or intellectual training. Unavoidable poverty is no disgrace The inclination to ignore those belov. your own rank is the most obvious symptom of empty-readedness. Larn to hide your aches and dis tresses under u e. - a.it;. people care much about your tooth ache or 'rheumatism. God can d-.. more with somj troubles than' t preacher. Try him. Use your pat tor when you need him. . (Appendix. Read these over care fully at least once a week.) The Lutheran Advocate. FORME B FOES Ox FIELD OF BAT TLE ' t Manassas, Va., j u!y. 1. Thin liner, of veterans or tlic Liii. o and the -Gray Vkitu haiting zieh, slowly advance:; toward each cti er aiii at ttc iiy' i-g c'asorl h:d? 'n fraternal greet ng r.t noon t?dy on the historic , Bull Ri.n battloield',- e 50 years ag cey cgeged ir- tbo first great bat tle of the war het.- een the states. This was ono of the crowninsr events of the Manassas peace jubilee ond was .witnessed by 6,000 people, including many prominent persons. During the morning the' old sol diers assembled at the lienry House, the center of fighting during the bat tle. " . - , ' TbcL address of welcome" was made by Col. Edmund Berkeley of the Eight Virginia regiment, to whijli responses were made by-Gen. George W. Gordon, grand commander of the United Confederate Veterans, and Gen. John E. Gilman, commander in chief of the Grand. Army of the Re public. v A souvenir, badge, the gift of Col. Robert M. Thompson, was then pre sented to each veteran. Luncheon and the "love feast' followed the re turn from Bull Run to Manassas, where the remainder of the program will be carried out. During the afternoon the singing of jubilee anthems by 48- young wo1 men, representing the states of the union, and addresses by President Taft and Governor Manh of Virginia will be features. Washington, July. 21. Over the same dusty roada that " 6 years ago swarmed with thousands of Union soldiers hstei Hpr to W'inf ton from the first battle of Bull Run. President Taft motored to Manassas. Va., to i speak at the semi-centennial reunion of the blue and gray veter ans. "'; -s-iys.q Bsaator Hartla ISiprgsialatiYi Car Ins of YlrgT rrfa, Ssgretary Httlea anfl Major Butt, accompalned tho presi dent. The speech vat Manassas will be made late , Friday afternoon. The presidential party planned to stop at Fairfax court house, Virginia, for luncheon . with. State Senator Thornton. The president expected to return to the white house in time for dinner. . ' " r JUStlCE:&:BRQGiL- 3 DEALERS 1NZ FRESH MEATS OF ALL KINDS Beef, Pork; Mutton, Lamb, and Sausage, Fish and Oys ters. : Phone or call at JUSTICE & BROCK, up to date meat market will serve you on quick notice. If you have arjy fat hogs, cattle, 1 sheap, lambs or chickens, to sell nhone 284. West College St. New "Rock mil" Halites Ranning, nidsl Stylish and Durable on Market JPatented Lqng-Distance Spindles, oiled without removal of wheels. J Patented Side Spring. 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