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THURSDAY, MARCH 6th,. 1219.
FRENCH BROAD HUSTLER, IlEITD ERSONTILLE, X. C. linn i m iijim lnulH.Mlriffltllwf' "' .n - - i CL-ujIIXGS CHAIRMAN OF NATIONAL C03IMITTEE. Ccnnccticutt 3Ian Heads Democratic Granizatloa. Woman Suffrage En dorsed. Aggressive Campaign L'i.:imed for Western States. Vashrington, Feb., 27. Horner S. Cumi lings, of Connecticut, was elect-""- cci chairman of the democratic nat ional committee today and the com mittee voted a complete reorganiza tion for an aggressive campaign in 1020. ' Tlie resignation of Vance McCor EfrI: as chairman, tendered several mcii-hs ago, vas accepted formally vi'Ji a resolution of thanks to the re tiring chairman for his work. "A similar resolution was adopted in ac cepting the resignation of Carter Glass who resigned as secretary when he became secretary of the trea sury. . The reorganization contemplates " that the standing officers of the com mittee shall include in addition to the chairman, two vice-chairmen: a secre tary who shall be a member, an exe cutive secretary who may or may not be a member, a treasurer, who shall be a member, a director of finance who may or may not be a member, and a sereant-at-arms who may or lz-zz not be a member. J. Bruce Kremer of Butts, Mont., and Samuel B. Amidon, of Wichita, Kan., were named as vice-chairmen; E. G. Hoffman, of Fort Wcyhe. Ind., secretary; W. R. Hollister, of Jeffer son "City, Mo., executive secretary; W. D. Jamieson, of Shenandoah, lov.a, director of finance. VVilbnr Y. Marsh, of Shenandoah, I own, and Col onel John I. , Martin, remain respec tively as treasurer and sergeant-at-nrrr.s. The selection of vice-chairmen f rem western states was pointed to as indicating the purpose o. the com mittee to conduct a vigorous cam pcin in that section. The committee adopted a resolu tion greeting President Wnson on his return to the United States and con gratulating h!m on his v'iovercents Ei .e peace conferer.e, and another , :ng i .3 re!erai i franchise nent o. .omen- It also o.eaJ a nation v.."o woma.i ? auxiliary. 'ihe resolution favor in a: the en franchisement of women through an amendment to the federal constitu tion was adopted, 28 to 10, al'tr a spirited debate. The resolution was proposed by Senator joaes of New Mexico, a member of tbi commit tee and chairman of Uim woman " sufrragc committee of the senate who ur&ed the. committee to get behind the sufT i are amendment and to prevail upon .rmocratic senators r iier.'ill to vote Toy it befcrc the adjo .-nmenc of ihe p'esent congress J 1RIIEEL BRIDEGRi0 JS FAIL TO SHOW UP. ASHEY1LLE CITIZEN CHANGES HANDS Two New Jersey 3Iaids Left "Waiting at the Church" While Their Connelly Springs ; Fiancees Are Listed as a:,Iissing in Action." Got Something I I Want to Sell? R. V. 3I1LLER Jl EE TIN EN rU H SECONi) EEK Sold to Company Headed by George Stephens, Charlotte Banter Asheville, March 1. The Asheville Citizen owned and operated for ihe past 15 years by Robert S. Jones and James H. Caine, was today sold to a company composed of George Stephens of Charlotte, N. C, Charles A.. Webb and Haywood Parker, of this city. The new owners will continue-to ope rate The Citizen as a democratic daily and Sunday Newspaper. Mr. Stephens who will be president of the new company, has larg3 bank ing and real estate interests in Char lotte. Mr. Webb is United States mar shal for the western district of North Carolina and Mr.- Parker is one of the leading lawyers of the city. Mr. Webb has been for several years president of the company own ing and operating The Asheville Times afternoon paper. Portuguese Cemeteries. Instead of f headstones and monu ments, the cemetery of Lisbon shows rows and rows of tiny chapels ranged in long avenues bordered by cypress trees. The Portuguese are reluctant to -bury their dead out of sight, and these chapels serve as mortuaries for the coffins, which are placed on the shelves within. Through the iron grills the eye discerns small altars and flow ers gleaming through the subdued light of the interiors. Gloucester, N. J., Feb., 27. A double wedding scheduled to take place last evening in the parsonage of the First Methodist church, had to be called off because the two young men who were to have bee; grooms ktre not been sen since. They wsre to marry Miss Mary E. Braurit, IS, of 431 Cumberland street, and Miss Ella Grant, 17, of 436 Cumberland street. The two young men. are T Twrence Stevens, 18, of Connelly Springs. N. C, who was to have married Miss Brandt and Otis Bury, 18, of the same town, who was to have married Mis Grant. The two young men came to Glouces ter several mont.M ago tr m:. as riggers in the Puwy & Jones ship yards. They secure! board it th? Brandt home and met and -wooed the boarding mistress' daughter and the latter's girl friend, Miss Grant. At Christmastime they eacn bought the girls diamond engagement rings, which thev are warlns, and T.wvy gave Miss Crant a lavalier. The girls prepared and purchased their wee ding suits, as we 1 as traveling suits, because they hai ek)?-ted to y.o en ajnne sermon, n i vasu'i that a Rvtat Jersey Sho , Pa.. Feo . 24. That the Old Book has the old rowc-r was evident yest-v b,v and last After a sol'd weeX of si'.iple sci iiuvc exposition to which the people Hatr ed with rapt attention and mucli pro fit, Mr. Milltr was greetr-d v:'.h a record audience last night. The l'res- byterian church auditori.r.n was j..K ed to the limit. F.ve:y av.iilai le aair in the Sunday school rooms was ca.'lot into action and in attempt to fina seats for all many chairs were rcn. manterd fr.r- i the Methodist church acrees th'e tfTfou And thru fcorae people were left, to stand throughout the service, around the nhU& Gibers found place on pu'.pu stairs, and still others, feelvng unable to stand i.w.i out the evening went home, it was indeed a re oirt audience assembled a any church s? vre m recent times here, to hear tha plain Old -a'.ry- Vho size of the audience? and the. keen in terest manifest va i a surprise to many, but not specially so to tiio.ie who know and really trj?X U:c- Living Word, for ro ver has reir ained in the Book from the beginning 3 ?ut right's presentation of the message will not soon efface from tht memory of ilose present. The spcav con 'i net e l :i genuine court trial with a mosi i m pressive seri es and if ai.y went our of the meeting saying, "My v. hat a! ) less call out another great assemblage The church doors will open at seven o'clock and seats wijl be taken m-tfi'e order of "first come, first served," and every effort wtl be made to give com fort to all. Remember the afternoon meetings. There was a steady growth of inter est in them throuhcut last weak. They begin-at three o'clock, sharp. Evening meetings at seven thirty.,, Jersey bhore xieram. Persia's Favorite Beverage. The great beverage in Persia is sher bet, Wliieh ts plemtifully supplied &iM of yhich there are many varieties from the bowl of water with a squeeze of lemon to the clear concentrated juice of any sort of fruit to which, water is added to dilute it. Only among the rich and fashionable are glasses used; in all other cases sherbet is" served in china bowls and drunk from deep wooden spoons carved in pearwood. Most people have a piece of furniture-, a farm imple ment,, or something eise which they have discard ed and which they no lon ger want. These things are. put in the attic, or stored away ; K ham. or left lying 4fe8edig f less and li -less value eacfc year. Origin of One Proverb. One obtains historical glimpses In proverbs. The familiar "robbing Peter to pay Paul" is said to derive its orig in from the fact that in the reign of Edward VI the lands of St. Peter at Westminster were appropriated to raise money for the repair of St. Paul's. WHY NOT SELL THEM? Somebody wants those very things which have become of no use to you. "Why not try to find that somebody by putting a want advertisement in THIS NEWSPAPER? . . . M A. ii -i ir"" .ii ""TrrwTWuTif. alil-"'J- journey. Last Monday they visited the office of City Clerk Uedfield and secured the lice-..i The groon.-s to- be gave th3ir a'.; s at 21. "Rev. J. W. Nickeisou, pastor of the Fir-Jt Mefiodit onuivh, was en gaged to perform tl.o ceromonT -Phiiadelpii'.a P-,3C"- Wisdom of Solomon. In the . proverbs of Solomon there is this bit of wisdom: "Though thou shouldst bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him." More than two thousand years of world expe rience sustains the accuracy of the Biblical proverb. Braying the fool in a mortar may not cure him, but it fs sometimes the only way of ridding the community of pernicious fools intent upon spreading the contagion of their own folly. WOIUT) WAR fKRA r ASSOCIATION CHARTERED New York, F,eb., 28. Incorpora tion under the laws of New York of the World Var Veterans' association, a proposed national organization for the purpose of banding together vete rans of all branches of the service, aiding them to obtain employment and facilitating their return to civilian life, was announced here todar The board of directors include Lawrence E. Abbott, chairman; Maj. August Belmont, Capt. "Archie" Roosevelt, Ralph M. Easley and V. EverittMacy. - m preacher?", there were many more went home with the word re-echoing j in their hearts, "What a wondenui Saviour we have." The afternoon service, when the speaker illustrated the message 'with certain blackboard comparisons, and pointed out contrasts between the dif ferent types of Christians, was one of j the most illuminating and searching meetings of the series. The meetings are on every afternoon ' and every evening up to and includ ing Friday. They will be held in the Presbyterian church. At the Monday evening meeting, the speaker will give the stor of the Restoration of the Jews to Jerusalem in its clear Bible setting. The recent events of war In which the allied forces wrested the Holy City from the hands of the un speakable Turk, will add greatly to the significance of tonight's study. 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