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V i mi A i and? at af If M 5 V a Clu1fc . it KJ uMFlhln " r '. . . Li . JUL- - - ' V ' ShepJ theiw to JiEW SERIES. VOL. 15. Xo. 44. , More tourists arrived in Henderscn ville yesterday than during any other one day of the present season or dur ing any one day of last season. - The Carolina Special, which practi cally unloaded all its passengers here, was jammed full to its capacity. At Columbia and other stations along the line crowds of wouldlbe passengers were left at the depots, un able to get aboard the , Southern's crack train. The crowd at Columbia alone was estimated to number not less than rne hundred neODle. . Train No. 13 carried the largest number of passengers since it has been running, and again most of the crowd stopped right here. One hundred and four trunks from No. 13 were left at this station the largest number ever put off here from any one single passenger tTain. This- is the story of every train from the South loaded to their full capacity until they reach Henderson, ville. SHORT LOCAL A number of Hendersonville couples attended the cotillion at Tox. away Inn last night and report a pleasant time. The orchestra at the Gates has been increased by the addition of a new drummer iThls : mikes . theLPrchestr number five men now and they are all good musicians, furnishing an excel lent program at each concert. Mr! and" Mrs. Frank Dunphy, of Cin cinnati, O., who have ben spending several weeks here have returned to their home. Miss Louise Davis of Asheville, af cnniiin? some time with friends here returned to her home a few days j ago. " Mr. S. T. Hodges is spending today in Asheville on business. Mr. Hicks barren has been brcught j from the hospital in Ashevile to his home here and is still in a very pre. ( carious condition as the result- of his unfortunate accident several days ago. j Placards announcing the coming! Chatauqua have been very generous ly distributed over the town. j The season for the large excursion j imr.4- Tiora nnrt "manv are again . expected this year. Hendersonville always welcome such excursions and invites a close Inspection from those loojrfng for something worth while. , The "Pot" in yesterday s cartoon did not mean to convey the Idea of a "Jack-pot" by any means, as some have been led to believe. However if any individual feels disposed to raise the'ante" of any of the contributions he is at perfect liberty to chip in and raise the limit. . Miss Dora Summers, of Washington, D. C, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. J. Steven Brown, at her home on tne Flat Rock Drive. -. TO-inio anA two. children reached the city jeJ "be here some. tune. """""-..r staying at the Kentucky Home with her husband, Dr. J. Roy .Williams. Miss Dora Foster of Tryoa, who has been very sick for several days is very much improved. Miss Foster is a . daughter of Mrs. D. E. Hyder of this county,' and has numerous friends who wish for her a speedy recovery. Mr. M. W. Mason one "of the leading real estate men of the south is spend ing his xvacation . in this city,. and while here he will look after the in terests of the Hyman Land Co. Tnis company owns a very fine plot ot land in the city which will be sold at as tonishingly low prices for the reason that the owners, have such extensive give this their attention. Mr. Mason .jii MC;ia hore temooraniy is W llO Will I toiu " ' , well known .through his great deeW onment enterprise In tne bouui a. SKSSh hiwriting in Rgmond and Norfolk' papers in Virginia ana the Columbia-" State.: He .will. take . t- -mi-ntr tf. few Temain. pieasure iu iij"& - ?Ml Ing lots of the above company which he has been authorized to closest during Ms stay here. Fe may he found through the office of Ewbank From Hendersonville on there is invariably sufficient seats" for each passenger to occupy as many as he pleases. One coach, with every seat full and people in the aisles' when it stopped here, carried just seven passengers when it resumed its journey. Another train arriving here yester day, unloaded two full coaches here completely. Not-one was left in the two coaches when the train pullec" out. It looked decidely lonesome. Something like a picnic ground in the winter time. The Southern . Railway passenger department states, officially, that the travel over its lines from the Soutl? to the mountains of Western Nortr Carolina has increased forty per cent over last year's business. It has also stated that more tickets are sold to Hendersonville, during the season, than to any other resort in the mountains. This means, therefore, that Hen. Mr. Frank T. Graham connected with the C. T. Williams Realty Com pany of Columbia, S. C, is her for a few days atthe Kentucky Home. Dr. Howard Lee Jones, pastor Cita del Square Baptist church, Charles ton. S. C. and one of the foremost di vines of the South was in the city yes-J day. - Several of the bo7sicjw on a camp, ing party at Edney ville "were here for some little time, yesterday. ; - Hamilton, Ont., Aug. 1. Eight lives were lost this morning in a fire part ly destroying one of the main build ings of the insane asylum. There weie 800 patients in the building when the fire was discovered. The well trained fire fighting corps, the coolness and bravery of the, nurses' and attendants, averted a more fright ful loss of life. There are four buildings in the group of asylum buildings. The main building is a four-story structure. Women patients, numbering 350, oc cupied the west wing. The remaind er of the building was taken up with the men's wards, containing some of the most desperate- cases in the asy lum. The women were removed easily. The situation among the men was more serious. About' a score, driven into frenzy by the stifling smoke, fought off the rescuers . with fury. Some of these after being rescued broke away from the guards and fled back to the burning buildings, to be incinerated alive. MILLS SHUT DO WN ACCOUNT" DROUGHT. Carolina Plants Forced to Snspend Operations for an Indefinite Period : Charlotte, N. C, July One hun dred and- fifty-two cotton mills in North and South Carolina shut down today because of the drought. Kentnckr Crops Ruined. Louisville, Ky July 31 In many sections of Kentucky, especially in the central and eastern portions of the state," the worst drought known in years is playing havoc with the crops. ' . T fvprai counties streams ana cit- erns are dry and drinking water is scarce. Fleming 'county has canea upon neighboring . counties for help and 10,000 barrels or water nave uwu eTiirnPfi thftTR. Tobacco and all other crops have been severely affected and will be weeks late it not entirety ruined. It has been five weeks since any rain of consequence fell in east prn Kentucky and some :of the cele hmtpr! blup. erass is looking very brown. 100 CONVERSIONS. . "Raiircfid Jim's" Success as an Eran frpHst, at Spencer. SnPTip.er--.Tulv 31.-Sunday- was a roi latter d?v in Spencer on account of the big revival being- held here by no.nmaH HmM Smith of St. Loins. X,Gblll Fojr services were held under a? big tent and several thousand people heard excellent Gospel addresses by evaneelist. About one u;,Ar.aA priTiversions have resulted from the meeting which is one of the best ever heldtn bpencer. llEXDERSOXYILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, v x dersonville's crowd, now, is almost double what it was last year .thk time. - 5 The annual excursions are adver tised for August 16. - If Hendersonville has fortyper cent more people now. than it had las year, what is going to be the condi tion of things here when the excur sionists arrive? ; J Henderson ville's superb hotel and boarding house accommodations a(re going to be tested this year as nev'er before, and when the season closes there will undoubtedly have been Act less than thirty thousand visitors Jin Henderson county during the sum mer, f Hendersonville, THE Resort cfthe South, the playground of a great p.art of these United States of America; Is fast coming into its own. ' When its incomparable natural ad vantages are more fully realized, it will be one of THE resorts of the world. SITUATION IN CHARLOTTE NOT YERY ENCOURAGING. Crop Conditions Becoming -Cntiiai utiier Toinis no ueuer uisease Dreaded. i Charlotte, N. C, Aug. 1. There! was no improvement in the drought situa tion in this section today. Four addi tional cotton mills shut down 'near Gaffney, S. C because of low water iu Broad river. An accident t4 the auxiliary stream power plant, .. -fhich supplied power' for 152 cotton mills, nas postponed indefinitely, the-jeyinp-tion of current to these millsrand It may be a week yet before the mills can be operated. Reports fro mthe cities and towns in this section are no mQre encour aging. In Salisbury the water sup ply problem reached an acute stage today and in other adjacent towns the situation is no better. Crop condi tions are rpidly becoming critcal. The light showers of yesterday were local and attended little relief. In Charlotte there has been mark ed improvement, though regular ser vice has not been resumed. Water is eingJiaaled from surrounding towns, wLieh have proffered it in tank tiains, and is being pumped directly into the mains. While the authorities are straining every effort to reach a dis tant stream which may give sufficient supply to tide over the distress. Asheville, 183 miles away, is sending a tank train tonight to the stricken city. The ealth board is observing ex traordinary precautions to avert dis ease which has been, the most dreaded feature.. Virginia Suffers Also. , Lvnchbure. .Va.. Aue. 1. Reports compiled here today from counties contiguous to Lynchburg show that the effects of the drought are alarm ing. Some , sections report no ram since April, f while others - have not had sufficient moisture to wet the surface in two months. While the corn crop is reportedfair, other crops will be from a half crop to almost a total failure. Numerous branches have 'dried up, but no suffering has been reported because of the lack of water for domestic purposes. Some instances are reported of farm help leaving the farms for a livelihood. BRITT TRIED TO KILL HIMSELF. Tarhell Boy Comicted at Richmond ol False Fretense Attempts suicide When Sentenced. Richmond. Va.. July 31. As he was led awav after being sentenced to a year in the penitentiary for obtaining a diamond ting under false pretense. H. L. Britt, of Louisburg, ,N. (;;, a temuted tbdav to commit suicide by throwing himself from a second story window in the city hall.- He . was caught by deputies just in time, was pulled back from the window, sob bing -and crying, and-it was with dif- ficulty that he was restrained from making further effort to end. his life. 2000 Barrels of Sugar Stolen; Clerk Missinjr. YonkeTS, N. Y., Aug. 1 The police are searchme for James H. Gore. chief clerk of the National Sugar Rer finerv. for the alleered theft of - 2000 barrels of sugar, valued at nearly $50.000. ' ; "' : It is alleered -that Gore sold the sug ar a barrel at a time.-over a peTiod. of many months, pocketing the pre-. ceeds. 1 From ' the A?teo tchotcolat! comr our word chocolate. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1911. 1 I ' 1 LOOKS - LIKE BEER, j pT SMT.LLS LIKE BECrT) ( IT TASTCS mmmf nr HIST mm ur CAR LIE SPENCER MAN LOSSES HIS FINE COUNT Jil MABiUxi. SrVencer. N. .' Au i.Wharis re- r&rrteri iaa rale of the most" expensive and imposing farm mansions in North Carolina owned ana occupied uy n. Clay rGrubb; :a wealthy farmer and capitalist, near Spencer, went up in smoke at noon today.The fire orgi- nated in the kitchen and was of un known origin and gained much head way before being discovered. The loss to Mr. Grubb is about as fol lows: Dwelling totally destroyed;. $20, 000; barn and machinery, $1,QC0; pri vate school ct family, ?1,ono. To; fire was one of the largest ever seen ftiitsMe of a towto in this section-fif North Carolina. Mr. Grubb saved a valuable library but lost nearly everything else in the dwelling. His automobile was also saved. Only few weeks ago old St. John's mill on the Yadkin, owned by Mr. Grubb and valued at $1.,000 was burned. Mangled Body of Boy ' Clio&ed TVheaf Chute. Paducah, Ky., Aug. 1 When wo -men were sent into the elevator bins at the Empire Flour Mills at Metrop olis, 111., today to learn the cause . stopping of the steady now or wneai which had graauany siuyyeu, ered in the chute the body cf Jerline Inman, aged 13, who had been missing from his home, here since last Saturday. ' -. .- , '..1 Av. The lad had been playing aooui mt bins and presumably toppled in. - Ice Cream Supper. . An ioa rream suDDer will be given at Balfour tomorrow night for the ben rhiirrh. This supper will k-v o-wn af thp. traded school building - a . .. and all are Invited to come anu tujov the evening. . ... ( - r ciV.i of Mr. Hampton Hyder. nfr-uamntm Hvder one of the old- CGt Qr,fl innst. hiehlv respected citizen? V)f the county, died" at a. late hour yes terday afternoon at hfe nome in. ciur Ridge township. Mr. Hyder who had been in failing heaitn ior sume e'ral months was one of the nost con spicuous and best,loved characters in his section of ; the county. .He was over 80 years old and had seen sever. generations grow up ana paw hfi had lived a life or rm wau; J p , extreme usefulness ana ms ifoa be one long felt by the. community. Daily Herald Good Roads Campaign UNCLE SAM m DECIDE ACT The loag discussed proposition of builaing a street railway seems to have taken itself from : the - realms of mere -'iij4tijreL.; and abstract theorize ing and is-iiow .an assur edTTactr Those scoffers who have heretofore looked upba the feasibility "of . such an under; taking and thought of it is a pipe dream, a figment of; the imagination and various other things are now re spectfully invited to look on while the dirt flies. Work has -'-really be.gun, and a corps of men, horses, , shovels and other street railway building , appli ances have been tearing up the street in a prodigious manner. This work has heen started at the corner cf 1st avenue and Yashington street and is being pursued out 1st avenue towards Osceola Lake. The survey for most of this . work bos been made and actual grading of several blocks is now well on the way to completion. A still larger force of men will be put to work on this line, in the course of a few days and then more material evidence will be offered the incredulous. V , ... The city fathers need spend no more sleepless - nights devising schemes for making, the present cross tie pile more attractive nor m jnov ing them from sidewalk to curb then from curb to sidewalk, for they will soon me in the most attractive posi tion possible beneath two parallel lines of 'steel rails supporting some several electric cars. : o " : j Another Accident Reported In The Cranberry Mines. Raleigh, July 31. Commissioner of Labor and Printing, .M. L. Shipman has ' received notice " of another acci dent in, the Cranberry mines in Mit chell county, however not a fatal one: It seems, that a boy named Ralph Young, aged 16 : years, . had his; foot- crushed by being run over by a dump cart July 26 in the minesof the Cran berry Furnace company. He will be disabled for a month. Shipman recently made, an inspection, of the mine following a fatal "accident to one of the miners. ; ; ' Industry Spells Uplift of egro Race . says Washington. St. Louis, Julv 20. Booker T. Washington closed the -eighth annual convention of the National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools with an address here this afternoon in the coliseum. He advised the teach ers to get the confidence of their charges. To others in the audience he said that industry means the uplift " o"?I Pfiscenger Agent Gary of tte Southern announces that , up to the rsresent time the summer trave fo western Northern Carolina points has increased 40 per cent over any previous year. . In spite of such an un nrpRpdented influx, the wonaer at ai of the Tesorts is why people will con tinue to swelter in the lowlands. Thpro i amule room and splendid accommodations for thousands more. Charlotte Observer, v - SilBEGl $1.00 PER YEAR. SIERj (ST WjE.tT 15 BLTRj ) Washington, Aug. 1. Large display . advertisements in brewing journals offering to the brewing trade various kinds of chemicals for brewing and preserving beer, were produced by . John R. Mauff, of Chicago at the re sumption of the "what is beer" heart ing before; Dr: Wiley and the board of f ood ' and . drug inspection. lauftpxjesentEKthe National Cotju sftmer s's . leaeue and "northwestern ; barley growers. He charged that brew j ers' " letter heads and- advertisements contained illustrations of barley, malt ! and ,hops, when as , a matter of fact their beers were made or corn, rye and other substitutes. He said the reason barley was not used was because other grains were -cheaper and - "cheap beers" brought about "disastrous cheap saloons." When he declared a certain agent ol lone of the brewers association was traveling among the brewers, induc ! ing them not to use barley but other grains, so "as to affect the price or barley, Dr. Wiley interposed. "We ought to get the Sherman anti- i trust law after him," he said. Dr. Wiley showed keen interest in the ad vertisements of chemical companies informine the beer trade their chemi cals, were "natural preservatives' and . "prohibited by the pure iooa law, Mauffl asserted. "Why there's olI company claiming it can make ' beer out o cabbage leaves.' Wiley sugv gested ; prettj heavy beer, thougn cabbage beer." : . ; Maud Unhurt, Cycle Wrecked " When Mule and Machine lleet. Americus. Ga. July 31 Driving his motorcycle atgreat k speed, Fort Mc Afee, the , well-known baseball man, collided accidently here with a buggy - containing several negroes, which a frightened mule dragged across the road. McAfee shot like a catapult into the buggy, knocking the ocupants helter-skelter, but se riously injuring none and escaping injury himself. Both motorcycle' and bnzerv. were comDletely wrecked. The mule, whose name was Maud, escaped without a scratch. - v r Wide Awake Villages. It has remained for the town and WHAT BEER? village improvement associations to ' teach us what it means to have yard3 that are attractive from curbstone to alley. .They have educated children to have a proper regard no.t only fox the premises on which they Iive;; but for their share in beautifying the pub lic school groands teaenmg tnem.tnat when they deface its . walls, break windows, pull up its flowers and.de-''' stroy its trees , they are despoiling their own property, a very foolish thing to do, to say the least. A 3few Yfrinkle In Marriage Business Cincinnati,' Aug. 1 The city coun cil of Newport, Ky:, is trying- to break I up "marriage touting," a practice in vogue to direct couples licensed at , the clerk's effice to a minister. Two touters fought recently after' a squable over a pair, and the court- . cil has fixed a fine of ?25 and 30 days for "touting." : The Chinese cultivate an odorless onion. The Daily Herald" ..10.00 M. Mi Shepherd. .... . 15.00 W. H. 1 Justus ..a... $25.00 - . . , . . .- - ... - " 4 . , " ... & Ewbank.