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Henry Clecg. a oce-anaed negro, was thrown from a baggy la Pitts boro late Sunday easing In a raa away and very leriouily hurt. John Strader, a young man of For ayth County, near Winston-Salem, while out hunting a few days ago. ac cidentally shot and killed himself. Conductor Charles E. Russell, of Kings Mountain, was very painfully Injured In the falling of a trestle at the Lowell cotton mill September 29. Deputy Collector Merritt, together with Deputy Marshall Jordan, cap tured a ninety-gallon still In New Light Township, Wake County. Satur day night. The large building known as the High Sanitarium at Southern Pines, was destroyed by fire during a thunder-storm September 30th. The loss was about $7,000. Mrs. R. C. Bell, wife of a well known conductor on the Southern Railway, was seriously Injured in a runaway accident near her home in Spencer, October 1st. A special term of court for Robin son County was ordered by Governor Kitchin for the trial of civil cases. Court convened October 1st and will last the remainder of this week. It Is rumored at Hendersonvllle that new evidence has been discover ed in the Myrtle Hawkins case and that it will be given to the grand Jury when it meets next week. The town of Tabor suffered from a most disastrous fire Tuesday, Octo ber 3rd. Nearly an entire block was destroyed and not a particle of insur ance on any of the property or goods. The house of Mr. Howell Swann, near Weaverville, was struck by light ning Sunday night, last, shocking, though not seriously injuring, Mr. Swann and several members of his family. Reports from Troy, N. C, state that bonds are to be Issued for the purpose of erecting a modern school building for the Troy graded school. A high school department will be es tablished. Great preparations are being made for the celebration of the thirty-first anniversary of the battle of Kings Mountain next Saturday, October 7th. Speeches will be made by prominent speakers. Mr. C. C. Brown, of Troutmans, while working at a cotton gin near Statesville, had the misfortune to get his left hand caught in the machinery and so badly lacerated that it had to be amputated. At an early hour Sunday morning fire destroyed the garage, together "with an $1,800 touring car, belonging to Mr. E. C. Prince at his country home near Goldsboro. Both we cov ered by insurance. John Simmons, white, and John Ryhne, colored, died in a well at Bridgewater, Friday, from the effect of gas. Ryhne died first, and it was in trying to get the body out that Simmons was stricken. "N n 1. X OAlt. 1 1 1 A. vii ucftciuuci wvbu, nunc irub hunting, Cifford Adams, the eleven-year-old son of Mr. J. B. Adams, a prominent citizen of Jonesboro, was shot by two colored boys, aged thir teen ana iourteen years. Dick Prevette, a bright young man M M m . oi tweaiy-UTe years ot age, snot mm self in his room in the Central Hotel, North Wilkesboro, on the night of October 2nd. It is thought that des pondency was the cause. The gasoline boat, Edna Mae, own ed by Mr. T. S. Meekins, at Manteo, blew up, caught fire, and war. totally destroyed September 28th, destroying all mail and freight, and seriously injuring several passengers. Isaac and Doc. Franklin, two Burke County men, have been lodged in jail in Newton by Revenue officers in default of bond in the sum of $1,- 000. They are charged with making illicit whiskey in the South Moun tains. C - The body of a Miss Gilbert, an op erative in tne Knoae island Cotton Mill, Spray, was found floating in the mill race at 1 o'clock, October 3rd. As she was subject to epilepsy, It is supposed she had a fit and fell into the race. Jeff Davis, a white man about thir ty years of age, was found dead near Roslln, on the Virginia and Carolina Southern Railroad on the morning of October 3rd. His skull was fractured, and it is believed he was asleep , when he was struck by a passing train. . Governor." Kitchen on October 3rd granted four pardons and one com mutation. Those pardoned, are Char lie Pruett, convicted of false pretense in Burke County; Luke Hammonds, convicted of robbery, in Forsyth County; Will Redfearn, convicted of murder in the second degree, in An ton County, and Charles Perry, Tided of selling liquor in Durham County. The commutation goes to James McKinney. convicted of mur der In the second degree In Mitchell County. Mr. J. Gray Tolar, victim of the murderous assault at McDonald on the night of September 2nd, died at the Thompson hospital In Lamberton on September 27th. That be lived to long U rather remarkable, as his skull was cruihed by the blow which he received at the hands of te ne gro brute. The Jury rendered a verdict of murder In the first degree against Taylor Love, the negro who killed Fred Morehead, also colored, at the house of Jeff Lackey, near Hazel wood, near Waynesville, Haywood County, about two months ago. He will be electrocuted the 24th day of November. John Casey and John V. Cooper, of Goldsboro. charged with robbing the trunks of the passengers, while they were In the employ of the Nor folk Southern Railway Company, plead guilty at the opening session of court in New Bern, October 3rd, and asked the mercy of the court. They were each sentenced to six months In Craven County Jail. Deputy Collector W. W. Harkins captured a one hundred gallon steam illicit distilling outfit near Tuxedo, Henderson County, Monday, October 2nd, and reports have been received that Deputy Collector W. A. Hen dricks has captured an illicit distil lery in the Smithtown settlement dur ing the last few days; also Collector J. B. Ensley reports the seizure of a distillery near Cowarts, Jackson County. AN INHUMAN FATHER. Thos. F. Farmer Will be Returned to Durham County for Trial on Several Serious Charges. Durham, N. C, Oct. 4. Officer Williams of the police force left yes terady for a small town in Florida where he Is to receive from the of ficials of that place Thomas F. Farm er, wanted here for a crime against his own child. Farmer is a native of Sampson and nearly sixteen years ago he left his wife and the girl who was then an infant. After dodging about for fourteen years, he tired of the life and asked to come back to his wife. He conducted himself in a suspicious way here, though he had promised to behave himself. Later he left, stay ing here but a month or so, taking his daughter back with him and fin ally sending her back here again. In the meantime, the poor fool kept up a correspondence with his own daughter that read like a love sick swain. His injunctions were to tell nothing and believe in him. He declared his love madly. Those let ters fell into the hands of Clerk R, A. Harris of the Recorder's Court, who worked the case up and secured the evidence which is now held against him. In the meantime, to return to his long absence, he had married two more women and carried back his daughter to live in the incestruous relationship as his wife. In the early part of this year a child was born to her and she has supported it by working in the mills of Chapel Hill. He will be tried here at the next term of criminal court SOME SENSATIONAL CHARGES. Warrant Issued for Robert L. Lam beth (of Thomasville. Thomasville, N. C, Sept. 28. A warrant charging Mr. Robert L. Lam beth, a prominent furniture manufac turer here, with having carnal knowl edge of Miss Marguerite Moffit, the daughter of Mrs. D. C. Moffitt, was is sued by a justice of the peace here yesterday at tho instance of the girl's mother. Miss Moffit is now twenty years old, the alleged crime having been committed over six years ago. Mr. Lambeth gave bond in the sum of $500. The Lambeth family stand high in social, civil and church life of Thom asville and Davidson County, and the Moffitt family, who live opposite them on Salem Street, havo always been re garded highly for "Jieir honor and integrity, and, like the Lambeths, have lived in this vicinity all their lives. Abe attorneys have been employed by both sides and the case will be a hard-fought one from start to finish. Mr. Robert L. Lambeth, with his elder brother, Mr. John W. Lambeth, has also been indicted in Guilford County for conspiring to have a crim inal operation performed upon Miss Moffitt, it being alleged that they made a trip to High Point and made a proposition to a physician there. Large Tobacco Sales at Mebane. Mebane, Oct. 1. The opening sale of the Planters Warehouse of this place for the sale ot leaf tobacco was held last week and was virtually the opening of the Mebane market for th,Is season. There were sold 43,240 pounds ; of tobacco. . This tobacco came from Orange, Alamance, Cas well and Person Counties and every single farmer expressed himself pleased with the prices,' and not a kick was registered. - General Nerts Mrs. Theodore Rooserelt was very painfully injured by being thrown from her saddle hers at Sagaxaore Hill. October 1st. The Bologna Butchers Union, of New York, are on a strike for a nine hour working day. Their present working day is ten hours. Eight men were seriously, probably fatally, burned October 2nd by the explosion at the Edgar Thompson steel works, Pittsburgh, Pa. Eight children were burned to death on October 1st, at Heshbone. Pa., In the burning' of their home. Their ages ran from thirteen years to three months. A grand staad In a park In Abbe vilel, La., fell on October 1st, throw ing several hundred people Into pan ic, and Injuring fifty, breaking num bers of arms and legs. The bursting of a cannon at Spar la, Wis., September 29th, instantly killed one officer, two privates, and seriously, if not fatally, injured two other members of the company. The Rev. John Henry Alexander, fifty years old, and a well known Presbyterian minister of Southwest Virginia, was killed Sunday night by a fall from an apple tree near Taze well, Va. Lewis Cook, a young white letter carrier of Danville, Va., fell from his motorcycle which had become entag gled with a rope stretched across a street, fracturing his skull and caus ing instant death. Miss Pearl Matlock and her broth er, of Paducah, Ky., were killed Sep tember 29th, by some one firing into their home. Their assassin is believed to be a man named Joe Canady, who has escaped the authorities. Secretary Meyer has awarded to the Electric Boat Company of New York the contract for building four submarine torpedo boats. The con tract price will be fixed when the de partment decides where the boats are to be built. Condutcor J. C. Johnson, of an Applachlan Northern Railroad train and F. N. Holly, of Quincey, Florida, were wounded in a fight with a ne gro named Jack Leigston on Conduc tor Johnson's train on then ight of October 1st. In an operation for appendicitis on a young man of seventeen years at the Connie Maxwell Orphanage, Greenwood, "S. C, a few days v ago, a pin was found in the appendix which, semingly, had been imbedded there for several years. v Cromwell Dixon, the aviator who crossed the Rocky Mountains last Sat urday In his machine, fell one hun dred feet at the interstate fair grounds at Spokane, Wash., October 2nd, receiving injuries which caused his death within an . hour. Mrs. Katie Scales Wylie, daughter of the late Governor James P. Scales of North Carolina, died at her home In Danville, Va., September 29th at the age of forty-two. She. was for many years the adopted daughter of the late Governor A. M. Scales. Arthur Merton Whitton, one of the Spanish sailors who cut the Spanish cables In Malia Bay during the Span-is-American War to enable the en trance of Admiral Dewey's fleet, has secured naturalization papers in the United States Court in Norfolk, Va, i Oscar Hall, a well-to-do farmer liv ing near Anderson, S. C, was shot and killed by his eighteen-year-old son September 28th. The boy was trying to protect his mother who was being followed by her husband with a rifle. The father was Intoxicated. In an attempt to arrest Mrs. Sirel dy Barnett, at Gibson, Lee County, Virginia, wanted as a material wit ness against her brother, Chas. ' Den ny, on trial for the alleged murder of Charles Barnett, in Pineville, Ky., tnree men, relatives of Mrs. Bar nett s, were killed. The shooting was done from ambush and the guil ty parties are as yet unknown. In the United States Circuit Court in New York Monday, Abraham Litchenstein, head of one of the old est and most fashionable millinery establishments in New York, who smuggled in merchandise for profit, was sentenced to serve four months on Blackwell's Island. Litchenstein has already paid in fines defrauded duties to the Government $120,000 Earlier in the day Nathan Allen, of Kenosha, Wis., founder of the leath er trust, p and John R. Collins, of Memphis, Tenn., organizer of the Southern Coal Company, plead guilty and were fined $12,000 and $4,000 respectively. Xever Out of Work. The busiest little things ever made are Dr. King's New Life Pills. Every pill is a sugar-coated globule of health, that , changes weakness into strength,' languor into energy, brain fag into mental-power; cures consti pation, Headache, Chills, Dyspepsia, Malaria. Only 25c, at all druggists. AuMiftAbfratunr.'imor uiuiv The M Cam White tie We Walk 13 la the lUtiMm Sartloo f New Tort Wa On of tit Heroes at Santiago. New York, Oct, 2. Unrecognised by a tingle person in the curious throng that rushed to his aid, Rear Adxntra! Wlnfield Scott Schley, U. 8. N., retired, fell dead la front of the Berkeley Lyceum on West Forty- death of this notable figure naval history of the Nation was for the moment that of an unknown man In a strange crowd. The Admiral sudden death is attributed to cerebral hemorrhage, which attacked him shortly after he, with Mr. Schley, reached New York this morning from a visit to Mount Kisco and had called at the New York Yacht Club for his mail. As the Admiral was walking through West Forty-fourth Street a passer-by, who saw him stagger, grasped his arm and tried to support him. Despite the stranger's service. however, the Admiral fell helpless to the street and a physician who press ed hia way through the crowd that quickly gathered, pronounced him dead. There was a gash over his right eye where his forehead struck the sidewalk. A slight fracture of the frontal bone had ensued, but surgeons who examined the body expressed disbe lief that this Injury in any way con tributed to his death. His identity was quickly established by letters and papers found in his pocket and from an inscription on his gold watch, which had been presented to the Ad miral by his native State of Maryland "For his heroism and memorable i service In rescuing Lieut. A. W. Gree ley, U. S. A., and six comrades from death at Cape Sabine In the Arctice regions on June 22, 1884." The body was later removed to the Hotel Algonquin, where Admiral Schley made his home while in this city. Bluejackets from the Brooklyn Navy Yard, who had been summoned, furnished an escort, their commander being Recruiting Officer C. M. Deva- len, who was with Admiral Schley on. the cruiser Brooklyn at the battle of Santiago. Arrangements for AdmirjJchley's funeral were completed to-night. The burial will be in Arlington Ceme tery. COTTON CROP IS EARLY. One of the Earliest on Record, But Not the Largest. Washington, D. C, Oct. 2. Indi cation that the cotton crop of the present season would be one of the earliest on record were borne out to day by the Census Bureau's ginning report which showed a total of 3,663, 066 running bales ginned prior to September 25th. This was 1,300,000 bales more than was ginned to that date a year ago, and 1,000 bales more than was ginned to that date during any previous year for which records have ben kept by the Cen sus Bureau. The largest increases in ginnings during the period were reported from Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, Ala bama, and North Carolina. For the twenty-one working days since the last ginning report on Sep tember 1st, an average of 137,703 bales were ginned. This was 44,000 bales more a day than in 1910, 34, 000 more than in 1909 and 1908; 81,000 more than in 1907, and 55, 000 more than in 1906. The report, giving amounts in run ning bales, counting round as half bales, with comparative statistics to tbe corresponding date for the past three years and the percentage of the total crops of those years ginned to September 25th, for North and South Carolina is as follows: North Caro lina 153,642 bales, compared with 46,051 bales in 1910, when .09 was ginned; 80,192 bales in 1909 when 12.7 per cent was ginned, and 89, 063 bales in 1908 when 13.0 per cent was ginned, South Carolina 339,111 compared with 160,521 bales in 1910; 285,401 bales in 1909 when 25.1 per cent was ginned, and 289,969 bales in 1908 when 23.8 per cent was ginned, - ; Durham Physicians Take Steps to Al- lay Pellagra Scare. A special from Durham to Sunday's Charlotte Observer says "At the meeting last night of the Durham County Medical Association, a resolution was passed that no more cases of pellagra be admitted to the WatU Hospital until, an isolated place of treatment be prepared. This action was not taken on. account of the prevalence of the disease, as the reports showed that there are only twenty-one cases in town, and thirty- two only are reported in all of the county. It is neither an indication that the doctors here believe that the disease is contagious. But the re cent advertising that Durham has gotten has frightened those who pat ronize the hospital and patients sent there are always uneasy lest they contract the disease. The doctors will recommend fitting up the base ment of the hospital where these can be treated and be isolated from all other patients. If ex-convicts are allowed to vote in the Senatorial primary it begins to look like Simmons and Aycock, will have to organize their red shirts and come again. Clinton News-Dispatch. Farm Topics Rhode UUskS Ft. 0a warn day it was customary oa a certain Rhode Island farm to turn the hose water on the pic to cool them oS; at first they did not take kindly to this lanovaUoa. hut they soon grew to tike It Immensely, and finally they adopted the custom m toe iarg coacrvie suia ouui tor them, just as though they were en thusiastic "society folks" at Watch Hill or Narragansett Pier. Who say that pig are naturally filthy, and who before has realised that pigs enjoy the refreshing conditions of a morning bath? Frank P. Fogg. In National Magazine for October. Plow Drawn By Traction Engine. Mr. R. L. Shu ford has purchased a traction engine to be used in plow ing. It will draw to 8 plows at a depth of from 10 to 12 Inches. Num- bort nf fh lirmr firmrt In th - - - J - - - ; VJ T V- Suae are either buvinr this aodrnlComDuv ma thai if v . machinery or are having their plow ing done by men who have bougnt and who go about a neighborhood plowing as the threshers do. Vlr. Gordon Wllfong has been using a fc'earr plower on his farm. Catawba County News. Nine Ears in One Shuck. Mr. C. L. Triplet shows ut the big gest freak we have seen this season in corn-raising. It is a collection of nine ears In one shuck. Eight of the ears are not very large and they are centered around a good-sized ear, which soems to form the center or stem, and Is a well-developed ear in every way. The smaller ones are ill shaped and all eight of them would shell out about as much corn aa two ordinary sized ears. Lenoir Newj. About the Harvest Moon. ine peculiar phenomenon about the harvest moon is that It rises Im mediately after sunset for several consecutive days. This phenomenon is owing to the small angle made by the ecliptic and the moon's orbit with the horizon at this season of the year. It was first called the "Har vest Moon" by the farmers of the North of England, whose harvests were gathered about this season of the year and the bright light of the full moon for several consecutive days enabled them to work longer lti gathering their harvests. Chatham Record. BIG STRIKE ON THE HARRDLW LINES Between 20,000 and 30,000 Union Shopmen in Fifteen States Walk Out Demanding Recognition of Their New Organization. Chicago, 111., Sept. 30 The threat ened strike of the shopmen on the Harriman lines to enforce recognition of their newly-organized federation became a reality to-day. The num ber of men who quit in the fifteen States affected was estimated at be tween 20,000 and 30,000 by the union men, although Julius Krutt schnitt, vice-president of the Harri man lines, In a statement to-night, said the number was much smaller. Reports from most or the points indicated that the men walked out without demonstration and no rioting was reported. - Traffic was continued without in terruption and the railroad heads say that the shopmens' strike, even if ex tended, would not interfere with transportation. The strike order was general throughout the Middle West and in the South. The men had received notices from the international presi dents of the five crafts directly in volved and when the hour came they laid down their tools. - At New Orleans, where the strike already had extended from a strike of the Illinois Central clerks and the men had been out several days, two men received jail sentences for viola- Uon of Federal Injunction restraining them from intefering with the cosn- pany's property. Women Do Not Observe Their Heels Otherwise There Would be an Immediate Lengthening of the Skirt. "Women; who are presumed to no tice every detail of every woman's outfit, evidently never observes other women's heels. "Otherwise, there would be an im mediate and well-nigh universal lengthening of the skirt," says Erman J. Ridgway, publisher of Everybody's, writing in the November Delineator. "Quite evidently, too, women do not observe their own heels. Possi bly the other extremity exhausts their attention. "Perhaps the scarcity of full-length mirrors is the cause. Can mlladi see her heels in the bureau mirror? , If shec an, she must get a different an gle from the man on the stret." Democratic High Taxes. Lincoln Times. i V The State Corporation is busy these days hearing complaints from the People because of the high valuation of property for taxation. The people will r some of these days open thwelr eyes to the fact that we are being taxed to death as a Sitae. .1 haxxxt Coast u T- 1 cw New York. Oct 2 -cw ruth, cosns! for fL I Jr.. 41 CtS3tA2. . American ToUfro Css, ! cult Court asslag 5 mtercert&g wit tt Richardson Cosst ?x carries with It a coasw c tlon of the plans of & izr the American now propod. In his petition Mr. r... i what Is belitTtd la v solution tUct t. . ' 1 U rnarUed, show that tt t last tfc 7 bacco Company Is to u . ;.' 4 three corporations !a T moet unlimited capiui 4ij that rontrftl nt i ' remain w it a th m . stockholders of th 1 Z" v. t co Company Is to rsuiB i- ... . it will be for the par 5. tf off its bonds at maturity 4S oV; American Tobacco Corat.T .. trol $170,000,000 of states tht th 5 . plan has no efftuii prevent the compact eren ' the elements now unit4 frxsa wI retail v thmirh ArrAft .. the same interests as at prtvrt si Lion. Dallas AdvccaU. Only a few weeks 10 tu tw craw Dorrowea izso.ooo with tt$ to run the 8tate. If yoa er ai corporation and the ecmarj.. urer had been running the bzttm 1: a loss, wouia you not firor Uit tlon of another man to Mb git Qt business? Of course you ouli ZU same principle will apply to gtt ut county government How will you vote in 1S12? QETTEil iiikJ mwii Spanking does not cure chikirra welting. There is a cons tumbril exa tor this trouble. Mrs. M. S&astn, ft W, Notre Dame, lnd., will teed free ta m mother her succcssfol home treitacst, va Aill instructions. Send no dcct. itf write her today if your chUdrea tra&ty in his way. .Don't blarae the cLd. tU chances ars it can't help it. Th'i trt also cores adults and aed trztti with urino riiffiralrir by dzy c: tti McCall's Magazine and McCall Patterns For Women Have More Friends than tsv c magazine or patterns. McCalf 1 is tb reliable Fashion Guide cosih y a one million one hundred thori homes. Besides showir.;; all the !.''- designs of McCail Patt'.i cs, tact is brimful of sparkling sl-o-'t s r.t and helpful information forworn Smrm Mooy axi Kp la $rU H S tor McCau's Mira.e t - txw c cent a yer, including acy cm ci tit McCall Patterns tree. MeCafl Pattens LeaJ 3 simplicity, economy and aWibef -dealers ac'.l McCall Patterns tfcaa T nukes combined. None hither ifcaa i$ ceus. W from 700 dealer, or by biu inm McCALL'S MAGAZINE 236-246 W. 37th St, Nw York Ctf Norfolk Southern IteFid ROUTE OP TUB "NIGHT EXPRESS." Travel via IUlefeh (TJnloa Sta) and Norfolk Southern BaCW to and From All Points ta Rastern North Oaro lln. SCHEDULE IN EFFECT SEPT. N. B. The following schedaWtt' urea published as iafamatioa and are not guaranteed. Trains Eeave Raldgh 9:15 p. m. Daily PL press," Pullman Sleeping 0x1 Norfolk. . 6:15 a. m. Daily for Washington and , Norfolk. Br Parlor Car serrica between BaW and Norfolk. , . 6:15 a. m. Daily, except Sss for New Bern via Chocowisitr. lor Car service. . r 2:40 p. m. Daily, except Scs' for Washington. Trains Arrive Baleiu 7:20 a. m. Daily.; H:9 daily except Sunday and S:15 P daily. Train Tjem GoIdshofO 10:15 p. xn. Daily "Ntt prW PuUman Seeping Car Norfolk via New Bern. ,7:15 a. m. Dally for and Norfolk. Parlor Car betwf Washington and Norfolk. . 3:20 p. xn. Daily for New Oriental and Beaufort, Parlor Service. For further information and TtZ? ration of Pullman Sleeping space, apply to . D. V. CONN, General Age Raleigh. N. C. ftTt W. R. HUDSON, W. W. caf flart oti1 SSnnf . ftn FS2l AS f " '"""'iih Norfolk, VI Ktoia.