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Mr. and Mrs. Longworth Arc
Royally Entertained
After Dinner the Party Went on
Quarter Deck to Witness the Ulu
ruinations. Kiel, By Cable Emperor "William,
when he was certain of the day on
which Mr. and Mrs. Ijiigworth would
arrive here, telegraphed to Princess
Kit ! Frederic k asking if she could not
eoriie to Kiel at once so that Sirs.
L'igworth couhi be entertain-
(i aboard
Kr: i" i or 's
is the
the Hamburg, .the
improvised yacht. It
ctniMTor's rule
iirv r to invite women on hoard his
i'-- 1 unless the empress or one of the
i!.,"-rial princesses are present.
Kinpress Augusta Victoria, it is un
iic!!udd, desires to remain near the
ciuu!' princess, and Princess Henry
i.f Prussia is taking a holiday in Ha
uria, and Princess Kitcl Frederick,
who also is a, bride, had arranged to
u on a cruise in the Hamburg with
I he imperial party after the regatta,
but ujH.n receiving the emperor's tele
gram she came from Potsdam iinmed
iatetly, ariiviring here Saturday even
ing with Prince F.itel, and Mr. and
Mrs. Longs worth were invited to dine
with the emperor.
It was quit an American evening.
Besides Mr. and Mrs. Longsworth, Al
lison, Howard and George Mott were
present. Princes Kitel was amiable
and Fmperor William jolly and com
plimentary to America and Ameri
cans. After the dinner the emperor and
Princess Eitel with their guests and
the emperor's staff, went on the quar
ter deck of the Hamburg to witness
the illuminations. The club house, the
hotel and other buildings were out
lined in electric lights, and the 1G bat
tleships, 10 cruisers, 12 merchant
ships and 100 yachts in the harbor
were strung with incandescent globes
while many searchlights played about
made a gorgeous scene. Just above
the room in the hotel, occupied by Mr.
and Mrs. Longworth, were the Stars
ami Stripes in' colored lights. A great
assemblage from Kiel and neighbor
ing towns crowded the water frount
to witness the illumination.
Mr. and Mrs. Longworth were de
tained by Emepror William until after
II o'cleok. The illumination ended
with every warship sending up blaz.
inir rockets.
To Mark His Grave.
Bristol, Special. The success of
Congressman Brownlow's bill to es
tablish a national cemetery at Greene
ville means that the grave of Presi
dent Johnson is to be properly cared
lor by the government after more
than a quarter of a century of neg
lect. The bill provides for the care
of ten acres of ground surrounding
the grave. This property will be
taken in charge under the usual regu
lations governing national cemeteries
and will bo converted into a beauti
ful spot.
Last of Hearing.
Washington, Special. The last of
the hearings for the present by the
Interstate Commerce Commission in
connection with its investigation into
the relations of the railroads with
the coal and oil traffic was held here
and marked the practical completion
of the inquiry as regards the Eastern
bituminous fields. Hearings will be
resumed in the fall. The commission
in the meantime is preparing its re
port on the facts developed for the
consideration of Congress.
Fatal Crash on Coast Line.
Norfolk, Ya., Special. In a rear
end collision between trains on the
Atlantic Coast Line at Ahoskie, N.
C, Engineer O. O. King, of Ports
mouth, Ya., and Brakeman Walter
Carter, of Windsor, N. C, were kill
ed. Conductor Meacham and an un
known man were injured. The acci
dent happened while one of the
trains was shifting cars. The en
gine of one train and six cars were
badly damaged, as were the caboose
and six rear cars of the other train.
Murder by Millionaire.
New York, Special. Stanford
"White, a member of the firm of Mc
Kim, Meade & White, architects, was
shot an instantly killed during, the
performance at Madison Square Roof
Garden. The police state that the
murderer was Harry Thaw, a mem
ber of a well-known Pittsburg fam
ily. Child Shot to Death.
Marshville, Special. While play
ing on the bed with someother little
children Thursday morning at 10
o'clock, little Dolly Harrill, the
three-year-old daughter of Mr. Sid
Harrill, was shot and almost instant
ly killed by the discharge of a gun,
which was in some way dislodged
from the position it had in the eor-
T&kiBf for His Text th Statement
That He is Beinf Described as
Conaervatfyt, Nebraakan Declares
That Radical measures Afainst
Prirate Monopolies Are Neceaaary
to Sav Legitimate Wealth From
Trondbjetn, Norway, By Cable.
William J. Bryan has arrived here
to attend the coronation of King Haa
kon. Mr. Bryan, taking for his text
the statement that he was being de
scribed as conservative, said:
"1 am not responsible Cor the
phrases used in regard to me; but
I am responsible for my position on
public questions. That tosition
ought to be well known. Take the
trust question for instance, as it
seems uppermost just now. My po
sition is, that private monopoly is in
defensible and intolerable. That
was the Democratic platform in 1900
and the plank was incorporated in
1101 and it is the only tenable posi
tion. "There is some talk of controll
ing the trusts you might as well talk
of controlling burglary. We do not
fay men shall not steal a little bit,
or in some particular way, but that
they shall not steal at all. It is so
of private monopolies. It is not suf
ficient to control or regulate them
they must be absolutely and totally
destroyed. Corporations should be
lontrolled and regulated, but private
monopolies must be exterminated,
root and branch. Now you can call
that a radical doctrine. Yet it is
more conservative to apply this rem
edy now1 than to wait until predato
ry wealth has by its lawlessness
brought odium on legitimate accumu
lations. "What used to be called radical
is now called conservative because
people have been investigating. The
doctrine has not chanced but public
sentiment is making progress."
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan will spend a
week in Norway and will then go to
Terriffice Storm Sweeps Over Por
tion of Orange County, Causing
Thousands of Dollars Worth of
Damage to Crops.
Durham, Special. From parties
who were in tiie city today particu
lars of a hail storm that did great
damage in the northern part of Or
ange county Tuesday night were
learned. The loss was something
fearful, large planters losing every
thing. The hail belt was from three
quarters to amile in width. The
storm did not last more than 15 or
20 minutes. In that length of time
thousands of dollars worth of prop
erty was destroyed. "In some
places," t;aid Zlr. S. T. Pittard, who
lost his entire crop of tobacco, oats,
cotton and corn, "the ice was piled
three feet deep yesterday morning
This was in ditches, or places where
it was rifted.'"' Continuing, he said
that yesterday morning one of his
neighbors gathered a guano sack full
of the hail stones and carried them
to Hillsboro, a distance of 11 miles.
"When he reached Hillsboro," said
my informant, "the stones were as
large as guinea eggs. This gives you
some idea of the size of the stones
when they fell, these being gathered
after lying on the ground all night."
Telling of sorjae of the losers, Mr.
Pittard said that he lost his entire
crop of tobacco, 90,000 hills; all his
corn, oats and cotton. Fate Cooper
lost from 80,000 to 90,000 hills of
tobacco, Joe Hurst from 50,000 to
00,000 hills, Rufus Wilkins 35,000
hills. John Saterfield, D. L. Wells,
William Ellison, Will Wright, Chas.
Wilson, Mi's. Anderson and numbers
of others lost practically their entire
crop. All of these pirties lost corn,
cotton and oats, in addition to the
large loss on the tobacco crop.
The first hail belt was 11 miles
north of Hillsboro, near Carr's post
office. Here the belt was little more
than a half mile wide. At Caldwell,
a distance of nine or ten miles, the
loss Ayas fearful. The average width
of the belt was probably from three
quarters to one mile. The storm
went intowards the" western part of
Person county.
One year ago this same section was
visited by a fearful hail storm ana
wind storm and the damage occasion
ed to the tobacco crop was fearful.
This 3'ear some of thoe who lost
a year ago are again losers, but in
most instances the stcrm belt was
a little removed from the old belt
and the losers this year ,as a rule,
are those who escaped the destruc
tive storm a year ago.
Mr. Pittard said "that he did not
know what the farmers in this belt
would do. The oat crop is not worth
cutting and the corn is left stand
ing in many instances without a
single blade left on the stalks.
China Pays for Missionaries
Paris, By Cable. China signed a
treaty according complete satisfac
tion to France for the massacre of
Six French Jesuit missionaries at
Nan-Chang Kiang-Si 'province in
February .last. China $200,00 indem
nity to the mission and $400,000 in
demnity to the deceased missionaries'
families, builds a memorial hospital,
and punishes the ring-leaders of the
President Roosevelt Decides to
See For Himself
Announcement is Made at White
House That the Chief Executive
Will Sail on One of Navy's Big
Cruisers in Latter Part of October
or Early November, to See Wheth
er Dirt is Flyins Will Confine
Visit to American Zone.
Washington, Special. President
Roosevelt will visit the isthmus of
Panama to make a personal investi
gation of the work of construction of
the Panama canal.
This announcement was made at
the White Houe by Secretary Ixeb
after a conference with the Presi
dent. It is expected the President
will leave Washington for Panama
the latter part of next October or in
the early days of November. He will
be absent about three weeks. The trip
probably will be made on one of the
big cruisers of the navy, but what
vessel will carry the President and
his party is not yet known.
None of the details of the trip has
yet been worked out. Beyond the
bare decision to make the trip, the
President has reached practically no
conclusions. It is likely he will be
accompanied on the journey by Sec
retary Taft and Chairman Shouts, of
the Panama canal commission, but
even this has not been determined
Wants to See For Himself.
The President long has desired per
sonally to inspect the route of the
canal and to make himself peisoually
familiar with the great undertaking
of constructing the waterway. The
decision announced today, that he
will visit the American zone on the
Isthmus of Panama, was not reached
hastily but has been under considera
tion for a considerable time. It is
the expectation that the President
will be able to spend at least a week
on the canal zone, and in that time
he will familiarize himself with the
situation by a study of it at close
range. lie believes a personal visit
to the canal zone will enable him to
gather information that will be of
immense advantage not only to the
canal work itself, but to Congress and
to the American people. Above all,
it will enable him to handle with an
absolute knowledge of the situation
the great problems which will con
stantly be arising in connection with
the work of canal construction and
$60,000 Factory Fire in Atlanta.
Atlanta, Ga., Special. Five de
stroyed the plants of the Atlanta
Spring Bed Company and the Atlan
ta Iron and Brass Bed Company. The
loss is estimated at $90,000, fully cov
ered by insurance. At one time it
was feared that the tanks of the
Standard Oil Company, which fid
joins one of the plants, would be ig
nited, but quick woik by the fire de
partment checked the flames in that
Wages Raised at Fall Pwivsr
Fall River,' Mass., Special. The
cotton ' manufacturers of this city
have granted their operative a 11
per cent, increase in waxes. About
25,000 hands are benefitted. The new
scale, which will take effect July 2.
is practically the same a that pre
vailing previous to July 1. 1904. A?
the other New Kngland cotton manu
facturing centers follow the lead of
Fall River, ns a rule, the chance is
expected ultimately to effect all cot
tori mill wovkeys in this section.
Dr. Denny Re-elected.
Nashville, Special. The book com
mittee of the M. E. church South, met
here and re-elected Dr. Collins Den
ny, of Nashville, secretary. Rev. J.
M. Moore, of Dallas, Texas, was
electer as editor cf the Christian
Advocate and Rev. S. M.
Goodbye was re-elected as assistant
editor. Rev. L. F. Beatty was re
elected assistant to the Sunday school
editor. Plans have been prepared
for the erection of a publishing house
at Dallas, Texas,' and the facilities
of the "publishing house in China will
be increased.
Run Down and Killed by Train.
Roanoke, Special W. A. Hinchee.
aged 74 years, a former citizen of
Roanoke, was run, down by a passen
ger train at Lithia, Bete tout t coun
ty, on thVe Norfolk and Western, and
) instantlv killed. He was quite deaf
and failed to hear the signal as the
train approached.
Hit by Stray Bullet.
Columbia, Special. -In a shooting
affair on Washington street near
Gadsden Thursday afternoon, Matil
da Fields, ar. aged colored woman;
was struck and seriously wounded bv
a bullet intended for a negro man
named Silas Payne. The shooting
was done by Walter Bailey, also
'colored, and was "the result ox a
threatened assault upon Bailey's fa
ther, a colored minister-
General ef Cosditicn of
North Carclisa Crop for Week
Endiag Monday, Jane 2-5. 2 06,
The weather during1 the fore part
of the week " part'y. cloudy ith
numerous thunderstoi rav while dur
ing" the latter portion. there .were
le cloudiness and fewer thunder
storm?, The rainfall over the State
as a whole was somewhat below nor
mal and was not well distributed. At
New Bern 3.26 niche was reported
which is much above normal, wihle at
Hatteras only 0.01 inch fell which
is much below normal, la Beaufort
county there is some complaint of
too much rain, the fields being fin
der water one-fourth of the time: and
in Montgomery and Forsyth counties
the land rains were so heavy as to
cause damage. In 'Chatham county
the land is rejioiwd as being badly
washed. In Burke. Davidson, and
Wilkes counties, damage by hail
which accompanied a thunderstorm
on the 21t was reported, which dam
age in places was severe. A corre
spondent of Montgomery county re
ports that after his report of the
week ending dune lih was mailed
n severe wind accompanied by a de
structive hail storm occurred on that
The average temperature for the
State was about normal. The day
temepiatures rose very high, while
the nights were relatively cool. The
highest temperature reported was DC
degrees on the 21st in Johnston coun
ty; and the lowest was 52 degrees
on the 23rd in Buncombe countv.
Third Annual Convention to be Held
at Kinston July 3rd and 4th.
Following is the programme of the
North Carolina Rural Letter Carriers'
Association, which is to be held at
Kinston, July 3rd and 4th.
July 3, 11 A. M. Preliminary Meeting
July 3, 1 P. M. Call to order by
President C. IT. Monday, calling roll
of Officers and Representatives, Read
ing Minutes, Report of Credentials
and Auditing Committee. Report of
Officers, Address of Welcome by
Mayor of Kingston, Response by Mrs.
1). Mille and others.
Subject. ''Relationship which
should exist between Postmaster and;
Carrier." Discussion by B. L. Hester
C. H. Baines and Postmaster of Kins
ton. Subject ' Insurance." S. II.
Rogers, J. M. Hart is, T. S. Royster
and others.
Subject "Penny Nuisances and
How to Overcome It." Discussion by
W. G. Gore, C. B. Satterfield, P. C.
Dillard and others.
Wednesday, July 4th, 9 A. M. Call
to order by President.
Report of Standing Committees.
Subject "Good Roads and how to
obtain them." Discussion bv W. G.
Foard, J. W. Hollifield, C. J. South
crlantTand others. 1
Subject "Does a Rural Carrier
Grow old." Discussion by B. L.
Hester, E. D. Pearsall, Oscar Sutten
and others.
Question as to Carriers' Duties,
Privileges, etc., by all Delegates.
Subject i Organization. ' ' Discus
sion by the Officers and others.
Adjournment for Photograph.
1 P. M.--Call to Order, Report of
Standing Committee, Report of Com
mittee on Constitution, Report of
Committee on Resolutions, Electing
Officers , Selecting Place for Next
Body Found in Well.
Elm City, Special. The body of
Mr. II. C. Braswell, who resides on
his farm at Upper Town Creek church
was found in a well and the remains
were brought here for burial. Mr.
Braswell probably committed suicide
while suffering temporary insanity.
No one saw him jump in the well,
but a broken window in his rooom
would lead to the impression that he
jumped through that an4 running to
the well jumped in. His body was
in three or four feet of water, head
Struck by Lightning.
Salisbury Special. During a hard
rain and electrical storm here Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock lightning
struck the rectifying house of J. G.
Broadnax and Company, located in
the southeastern part of the city and
set it on fire. The firemen responded
to the alarm but the building being a
frame structure and cotaining lanre
quantities of whiskey burned rapidly.
The loss iss heavy. The company will
re-enter business.
New Enterprises.
" Charters are granted the Tar River
Manufacturing Company of Louis
burg to manufacture anything- out of
cotton, wood or trraiu, capital stock
$20,000. Robert G. Allen-chief stock
holder; the White-Jetton Company to
deal in general merchandise at Lin-
I colnton, capital $25,000.
Coming to the Eejmtlicaa Suu
Convection- Roowvtll i&ttrtit4
In tht State. Tht potting of tht
Western Revenue District Under
Civil Service a Heavy Blow to the
Schemes of the Grafter. The
Keeping of the Office at Aihenile
a Blow to Selfish Ambition.. Con
gress Haa Done Great Work for
the People and Good Government.
Washington, D. C, June 2t, 1906.
Special to The Caucasian.
It is now expected that Congress
will adjourn on Friday or Saturday.
This ha been indeed a most remark
able session. It is safe to say that
more legislation that was aimed at
real and great evils affecting the body
ditic has been enacted than ever
before at one session in any Con
gress. These great reform measures
are so familiar to the peojJe that it
is unnecessary to rehearse them here.
The President has taken the lead
in all of these reforms and yhile he
has unfortunately met with a great
deal of opposition in his own paiyy,
but in every instance he has triumph
ed in securing substantial results, if
not all that justice required.
It is noticeable that the President
did not have the united support of
the Democrats of Congress in many
of these reform measures which the
Democratic partv has declared for as
their platform. The Democratic par
ty declares for many good things, but
the trouble with that party is that
it is not able to win victories and is
not in a position to carry out what
it declares for, and when it does ac
cidentally win,-' as it did under the
Cleveland administration, it utterly
fails to live up to its promises. Then
again, when the Democrats, who are
elected have an opportunity to united
ly support some great reform meas
ures, as they have had during the
past session of Congress, they refuse
to support them, or at least divide
their support.
The Appointment of Collector Brown.
The appointment of Mr. George II.
Brown, of Statesille, as collector of
the Western Difjict of North Caro
lina has been very favorably com
mented upon by the Republicans of
the State who have come here. They
all speak of Mr. Brown's high char
acter and business ability and pre
dict a highly successful administra
tion of the office under him. The ap
pointment of men of the qualifica
tions and high character of Mr.
Brown to Federal positions is fortu
nate for the party, no matter upon
whose recommendation they are ap
pointed. It will not only mean high
class government service but it will
impress most favorably at this time
a great mass of the independent vo
ters of the State who are outside of
the Democratic party and who would
like to join the party of progress and
Mr. Blackburn claimed the cred
it for the appointment of Mr. Brown,
but if be expected to use Mr. Brown
and his office for partisan and politi
cal purposes he will be woefully dis
appointed. The President did not
appoint Mr. Brown because Mr.
Blackburn wanted him. but he ap
pointed him because he thought he
was one of the best, if not the very
best, men to administer the office, but
at the same time the President de
termined that the office should not
be used by Mr. Blackburn or anyone
else to further their political ambi
tions. Therefore the President
promptly put the office under Civil
Service and instructed that no man
who was now in the offiee under Mr.
Harkins was to be removed except
for cause, and that no man was to be
appointed to office except for his
special fitness, and that he should se
lect such men regardless of who re
commended them. Mr. Blackburn also
received another very sharp blow
when the President decided that the
office was not to be removed to
Statesville but was to remain in
IV lilt
Taft and Cortelyou to Visit the
The State will be especially hon
ored next month by a visit from two
of the members of President Roose
velt 's Cabinet. Secretary Taft will
address the Republican State Conven
tion on Monday, July Oth at 8:30, and
Postmaster General Cortelyouf who
is also Republican National Chairman
will address the Convention on Tues
day afternoon.
Secretary Taft, in announcing hif
final decision to attend the Republi
can State Convention stated that he
had had the invitation under .advise
ment for some time trying to adjust
his other engagements so that he
could attend.
He had an appointment to addres?
the National Lawyers Association at
Put-in-Bay on Lake Erie on July II.
at 9 a. m., but found that he could
not reach this appointment if he went
to Greensboro on July 10th. He
1hen agreed to go to Greensboro and
address the convention. -on July 9th
Later on he found that he could not
mi !. list as4 rrar& Pnl-nB tit
Iser that) I h- ftrnn f July UtS.
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9 o'rUfk in lb tssermr.gr t 3 VWV
in lb ftrrtvjKn, Ual h rttW
ttrcd tbf K5blifa State
Tb fart that bth f thrr tlW
attend and ddn the tltmhlnma
State tontcntkm Ko th iutrrr!
tb" National Republican ,dnnntr
fkm i taking itt North Carolina a
the mt prvniiini; Sujtbrm RrjHtb
lican Mat.
Epitome of Current Happeni&ft of
Interest Briefiy Told.
John Jowh Ktaa, who kUir.apptf-4
8-year-4ld Pmldie Mutb in Philadel
phia, wa sentenced to JU year in
the penitentiary le than 24 hour
ifter hi intt. .
The league of Republican Cluta
adjourned it Philadelphia eoarsHi
after adopting resolution aid c lett
ing ofiicer.
A t-eeret room full of plate and
other valuable, wa found in the
Bronx mansion of vUl Mr. I-ue
Malcolm Stenton, Jhm?, daughter,
Mrs. Alice C. I). Keunan, was luumi
mysteriously imirdnrd June S.
A man who pleaded guilty to grand
larreny, being ac-u.ed of making
away with $1(K),0K) worth of h!.,
was allowed to o free while nn t
conviet, who stole cents, a sen
tenced to six year in the penitentiary-
Mrs. John N. Hood, at Asheville.
identitied a photograph of "Iod
Douglas," also known as J. C. Caven
dish, as that of the man who married
her daughter.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Compa
ny is said to be prepared to aban
don the fight for the $10 deposit on
mileage books.
Two persons died in Brooklyn, N.
Y., after diiiking cocktails suojujsed
to have contained wood alcohol.
With a Democratic majority iu the
Senate it is thought improbable that
the new Republican Governor of Ohio
will oust many of his predecessor '
It is reported that great impiove
ments will be made in their terminal
facilities by railroads entering Rich
mond. The Republicans of the First Con
gressional district nominated Wil
liam P. Hubbard to succeed Capt. R.
B. Dovener.
Dr. Arthur Grattan Cabell, of
Richmond, is dead.
ine thirteenth annual eonveufum
of the West Virginia Bankers' As
sociation began at Elkins.
Labor leaders are demanding five
days' notice before injunctions arc
granted, a provisionof the Railroad
Rate bill regarding rates fixed by the
Dr. Elmer E. Brown, of California,
has been appointed United State?
Commissioner of Education to suc
ceed Dr. W. T. Harris.
Huntington Wilson, of Illinois, be
comes Third Assistant Secretary of
State, succeeding Herbert H. D.
Pierce, just made Minister to Nor
The House passed the compromise
meat inspection measure, whk-h now
goes to conference.
The House passed a substitute Im
munity bill, the Revenue Cutter Ser
vice Efficiency bill and the Naval
Militia bill.
Senator Knox spoke in the Senate
in iavor ol the lock tvpe canal.
The opposition of Reprensentatlve
Champ Clark and others defeated the
bill to coin abraded silver dollars in
to subsidiary coin.
The massacre at BiaUtok resulted
in the killing of about 300 pertons.
nearlv all of whom were Jews.
The lower house of th eRussian
Parliament concluded debate on the
agrarian question, and sent it to a
In the British none of Common
it was said that tullv the canned
meat fed to the British army in South
Africa came from America.
The American delegates to the cor
onation of King Haakon arrived at
Christ iania, Norway.
A cloudburst caused much damage
in the southwestern part of Bohemia.
The Senate passed the Lake Erie
and Ohio Canal bill after making sev
eral amendments.
The conferees on the Railroad Rate
bill have not reached an agreement
on the points in dispute.
Secretary of the Navv Bonaparte
has modified the sentence of th-
court-martial in the case of Capt.
Perry Garst, of the battleship Rhode
Island, which grounded on York Spit,
Virginia a few weeks ago.
Much damacre was done in Virgin
ia and West Virginia by Sunday's
Chief of Police Ren fro. of Dorches
ter, Va., was shot and killed by men
he eouldn't see.
William Lee the negro wanted m
Somerset county, Maryland, for as
sault, is still in the Norfolk jail.
Barto Rimel, horse thief, from Fen-
dleton county. West Virginia, jump
ed from a train while being taken tq
Moundsville Penitentiary.
Items of Interest Gleaned from
. Various Sections .
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jalventon, steady..
St Otiran, ea . .
Mobile, quirt . .
Savannah, quirt . . ,
rbarleton, quu t . .
Wiltniagtor,, teadv.
S'orfolk, quiet
Baltimore, hotmcal,
Kew Yoik. steady.
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Houston, Mrndy..
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Carolina Sammer Sited.
Wilmington, S--ial.- The i'ii : a
Summer School for Sumlav I
woiker o( nil rlt'ih it ti.r .!
Sinas and aln the Aliai.t:r at J
which ha been fu eioi! the
week at the Seashore Hotel, WitjiSa
ville heaeh, came to a rh-e with
what Wjj termed a elu: teovr;.t i.ii
erviee. The infinite rotoL.i t .1
largely by Dr. II. M. l!n Hi. (
Nashville, Tetin., fujierititeiidrtit of
.ra cing work of the Southern Mtl
odist Chureh, and hi wife, a j rtraty
sepeialist. The cUm have bro.,t t
between three and four hundred vis
itors to the beach and the m h i i
Glared to have been a pffit m, io m
in every way. Anion, the prom neM
teachers in the school were I'u l, 1J.
B. Carr, of the chair of (link m
Vanderbilt Cniveifcity : Dr. J. A P.
Sherer, the gifted president of Ne
lierry College, S. C; Miw Hid.i Noitlr
of the WashmiMcn public chw!, jnd
Rev. X. M. Walton of Crnec rhudi,
Wilmington. Excellent mnic he? !
furnished by the North Carolina in
ference Quartette composed of Mi. It.
M. Phillips of ItaN-ish; Rev. A. J.
Parker, of Wiltitiruifon; Rev. Euil.d
MeWhoiter. of Matton, and luv. J.
II. Frizell, of Sanford.
Officeri Elected.
Lake Toxaway, Speeial. The tenth
annual convention of the State Bark
ers' Association closed last week. The
principal bu.-iness ni the ek!i i
of officers for the following year. The
?Ieetion resulted as follows:
John F. Wiley, of Durham, !i
dent; H. J. Jackson, of Ra! i$rh; W.
T. Old, of Elizabeth City, and W. C.
Wilkinson, of Charlotte, vice-presidents;
W. A. Hunt, of HcmbrMJti,
secretary and terasurer; Chaile X.
Evans, of Wilmington; K. Sluder, of
Afdieville; J. O. Ellington, t.f Fy
"ttcville; Oeorpe W. Maslin, of Wnv
nesville; J. F. Watlington, of
wills; J. K. Little, of fireen ville, ki.d
J. S. Bradshaw, of Roxboro, ineirj m
of the executne eoriiiuittee; tlcnr
Stevenf, of Cbarlottee; W. O. Brad
sbaw, of High Point; O. S Coving
ton, of Rockingham, and J. V. (iruii-
ger, of Wilmington, debgaten to the
convention of the American Banker'
Association; alternate, II. I. Wwl-
bouse, of Concord; CP. McXeelv, e.f
MooresviUe; R. N. (Jrainger. of Nutti
Wilkesboro. and R. W. Taylor, cf
Morehead City.
Arm Torn From His Bcdy.
Greensboro, I'peeu!.--Eogne 0.
West was the victim of a mct hor
rible accident at the plant cf the,
Greensboro Wood Fibre PJaHcr Com
pany, of which he is secretary and
treasurer, Thursday afternoon, wb-r
ie lost an arm by injuries ntccsM'iit-
mg an amputation or the rreitber,
just below the right shoulder.
North Sate Newt.
R. B. Hewitt conductor on a car
of the Charlotte Railwav and Elec
tric company was instantly killed Sat
week by being run over by Lii owi
In the suit of the State Corpo
ration Commission to eomrel the
Southern Railway to retasii it lor
mer' schedule ; of RshigL n or
der to make connection vith the
Seaboard Air lJiue the mattes wa
finally settled by the State with
drawing its order and paying th
costs in the ease.
Postmaster Bailey of Raleigh, an
nounces that he is not apj''jng 0f
Friends of Chairman McNeill, of
the torjHJration commission ray
enough counties have instructed for
him to make his rcnomi nation cer
tain. The Governor appoints L. G. Dirt
iels, of Nev.hcrn, a director of.tke At
Iantie & North Carolina Railway
vice C. T. Watson, deceased.
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