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- 4 i .. i i s" i. ; f i v - V M r If - V & : 1 t 4 e State Netfs. MaJ. Larrr H. Bass, one of the eld est merchant of Goldsboro, died suddenlr of heart failure a few days ago. He was lxty-lx year old. The champion corn grower In North Carolina this year it Charlet Parker, sixteen yean old, of Hert ford County, who gathered 232 1-2 hashels from an acre. Mr. Arthur Owen, of near Shel by, was accidenatlljr ahot and killed by a revolver in the bands of Fonx Williamson, the ten-year-old ton of Mr. Charlie Williamson, of the same vicinity. Mitchell Wilson, a young white man of Glade Creek township, Alle ghany county, was shot and killed by John Moxley, of the same vicinity, a few days ago. Moxley was drink . and claims the shooting was acci dental. The dormitory at Mount Amonea, Bchool. Concord, was destroyed by fire Nov. 30, entailing a loss or from Ave to ten thousand dollars, partially covered by insurance. The Are start ed from an explosion of a lamp in a student's room. Mr. Henry Hodges, son of Dr. J. M. Hodges, of LaGrange, was knock ed senseless Tuesday evening by an unknown negro whom he found prowling around in Dr. Hodge3 lot. The negro escapes, as no witnesses were present. Mr. S. C. Sullivan, a young man, formerly of Greensboro, engineer of the Atlantic Coast Line's power plant at Rocky Mount, was eleotorcuted in the shops at that place last Friday. Thirty-three hundred yolts passed through his body. Lylo Ellis, the sixteen-year-old son of Mr. J. A. Ellis, of Grover, was ac cidentally shot while out rabbit hunt ing a few days ago, by the dogs jumping on the gun and causing it to discharge, the shot taking effect in the boy's left breast. Rev. F. JJ. Jones, a well known Baptist minister, died at his home in Reidsville, Friday, December 1, at the age of 75 years. During his ministerial career he baptized four thousand persons, and among them ten men who became preachers. Douglas Roberts, the seven-year-old son of Manager W. J. Roberts, of R. G. Dun & Co.'s office, Winston Salem, was accidentally shot in the forehead a few days ago by Linden Miller, another boy of the same age. The boys were playing with a rifle. A freight wreck at Haw River trestle caused the delay of traffic a number of hours, November 30. Fire man Joe Hawkins (colored) was fa tally injured, while Engineer Avery, of Greensboro, was seriously Injured. The cause of the wreck is not known. C. M. Crorapton, the young man of Ossipee Cotton Mills, Alamance county, who was shot near Greens boro by Abe Conklin about five weeks ago, died November 29, at St. Leo's Hospital. Conklin is in jail and will have to answer to the charge of mur der. The large Morgan warehouse at Burlington, with prizes of British American and Continental Tobacco Companies, was burned on Monday morning, entailing a loss of twenty thousand dollars. The fire was caused by an oil-stove being turned over. Capt. Isaac Emerson, a former Tar Heel, and now a Baltimore multi-millionaire, was attacked a few days ago by an employe at his Southern home near Georgetown, S. C, and would have been shot but for Mrs. Emerson, who threw herself between the two. Thursday afternoon while two lit tle children of Mr. Charlie Kirk, of near Wadesboro, were)laying around CAUCASIAN 16 a lot of cotton in the yard, one of them set fire to the cotton, damaging seven bales or more before the fire could be extinguished by the neigh bors. Marvin Williams, colored, was shot dead, in Winston, Friday night, and Virgil Boyles, a young white man, is charged with the .shooting. Boyles was in the employ of the Winston Salem Light and Fuel Company, and it was said he caught the negro stealing coal and fired on him as he ran. ' The office of the Fayetteville Ice & Manufacturing Company was com . pletely wrecked Saturday morning and also the windows of near-by buildings blown from the walls,-when twenty pounds of dynamite exploded during preparations for blasting op erations by H. W. Abernathy, of Charlotte. No one was hurt: "- - Mr. "Will Wlnstead, a well con nected young farmer, of near Rox- boro, was found in an unconscious condition about a mile from his home Tuesday evening, being sho and otherwise j badly beaten and bruised. . When last seen he was In - company with Tom Watson and Um- stexd Solomon, two characters of Uf time neighborhood. They are both In JaiL Tobacco Storing la 1777. Commlslon?r of Agriculture V. A G rah am is preparing a paper on North Carolina! old statnie that pro vided storage warehouse for leaf to bacco back In the early days of the State; in fact, from 1777 to much later period. Indeed, the statute re mained a law until it waa dropped ; out of the ReviJal in 1900. although; it pasted Into dilute a long time be fore the Civil War. All tobacco was exported and the mercy of the local buyer at the porta of New Bern, Wil mington, Tarboro. and Fayetteville at j intervals when there were no ships j in port to buy the tobacco. The! county clerks appointed the custo dians of the warehouses and certl-; ficates of deposit of tobacco could be given as security for notes or other evidences of debt and were, in fact, to a large extent, negotiable. Southern Tobacco Journal. Ml. McCTLLEHS LOSES CASE. Jndge Peebles' Kuling Will Pat All the County Hoards of Health Out of Commission Dr. McCulIers Will Appeal His Case to he Su preme Court. Judge Robert B. Peebles ha3 de cided that the election of Dr. J. J. L. McCulIers. superintendent Wakei County Board of Health invalid forj the reason the county board ofj Vs1V It Vt o Anln Inn 4 a nrT 1 o tro 1 ! ucauu( su uio ui ttivu so uuw ia body, as its member;! hold other of fices. It will be remembered that the- county commissioners have re fused to recognize Dr. McCulIers as the legal county physician and have kept him without pie for several months. And now unless Dr. Mc CulIers gets relief from the Supreme Court he must not only go without pie, but to add "insult to injury," he must also foot the cost of the pro ceedings in court. ' Decision of Judge Peebles. The opinion of Judge Peebles fol lows: "North Carolina, Wake County In the Superior Court: J. J. L. Mc CulIers, plaintiff, vs. The Board of County Commissioners and others, defendants. "This cause came on to be heard by me In chambers at Raleigh, Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, 1911. After hearing com plaint, answer, affidavits and argu ment of counsel on both sides, by consent of both sides, I took the pa pers with me in order to give the matter further consideration. Hav ing given the matter further con sideration, I render the following judgment: "1. I find and hold that the plead ings raise no issue of act requiring the intervention of a jury, and I therefore overrule the defendant's motion for a trial by jury. To this ruling defendants except. "2. I find that the facts contained in sections one and eight of com plaint, both included, are true. "3. It appearing' from the com plaint that the county board of health was organized as is required by section 3, chapter 62 of the pub ic laws of 1911, and elected Dr J. J. L. -McCulIers county superinten dent of health, that the contingency upon which W. S. Rankin as secre tary of the State Board of Health, was authorized to act, never hap pened, and the appointment of plain tiff by said Rankin was void. I also find and hold that the said Rankin did not fix the fees as is directed in section 9 of said chapter 62. "4. Article XIV, section 7, of the State constitution forbids the hold ing of two offices by one man at the same time. If the act had provided that D. T. Johnson, James I. John son and Z. V. Judd should constitute the board of health for Wake county their acceptance of Eaid office would have rendered vacant the office of chairman of the board of county commissioners, office of mayor of Raleigh, and offices of superintend ent of public schools for Wake coun ty. The General Assembly seems to have linked the offices of superinten dent of the board of health for Wake county with the other three offices, and made them inseparable, and for that reason I think and hold that section 9 of public laws of 1911, chapter 62, is unconstitutional and void. "5. I find that the. facts stated in section 11 of the answer to be true. I hold that Dr. R. S. Stevens is not a usurper, but is in the office of su perintendent of . health for Wake county under color of titleand is a de facto officer and cannot be ousted without a day in court, and hence I hold that mandamus is not the prop er remedy. And I therefore dismiss these proceedings at the costs of the plaintiff to be taxed by the clerk. "This December 1, 1911." The Charlotte Chronicle carried an article Friday from the New York World stating that the cost of living is becoming higher all over the world. Why not cuss the Republi cans for it? Lincoln Times. In the past five years there have been 58 indictments for murder In Robeson County, according to Judge Frank Carter. At Blewett Falls there have been five murders in less than six months and we have both pro hibition and Democratic "good" gov ernment. Union Republican.; v General Netfs. Tod Schrtver, a well-known Amer ican aviator, was killed Deeesber 2nd, at Ponce, P. R.. la as exhibition Sight falling from a height of 209 feet. favored, he urges a minimum toil rate, not to exceed SO or 75 cents a set ton for foreign trade, and free passage for all American ships en gaged In coastwise trade. John Barrett, director-general of the Pan-American Union. Is urging that Congress make the Panama ca nal free to all commerce of all na tions, and in case such a plan is not In the automobile races In Savan nah last week, L. Bruce Brown, a young American millionaire, won the priie, his average speed being 74.4 5 miles an hour. He used an Italian car. An interurban electric car in Bir mingham, Ala., was blown up De- cember 1 by dynamite placed by an- gered employes, conductor were The motorman and both seriously in- jurec 7w. Four persons were killed and score or more injured December 1st in a wreck near Paducah, Ky., on the Illinois Central Road. A spreading rail is said to be the cause of the wreck. The second South Atlantic Corn Show will be held in Columbia, S. C, December 11th to 15th, when ap proximately $10,000 in prizes and a handsome number of trophy cups will be given for the best corn shows by the farmers. The United States Steel Corpora tion has decided to join with Attorney-General Wickersham in a de sire to know if it is violating the Sherman anti-trust law and to that end will aid in expediting the Gov vernment's dissolution suit against it. "Che" Gomez, whose rebellion at Juchitan resulted in a clash between President Madero and the Governor of Oxaca, was taken from jail where he had been placed by Goverior Juarez, and with eight followers was riddled with bullets by an enraged mob. The Osceola grand jury completed Investigations December 1st in the case against Bro. Egbert Gillette, who is charged with the murder of Sadie Marchant by "assisting her out of life" by. administering chloroform at her own request, and have failed to find an indictment of Egbert. Miss Edith Hoffman, a young lady of Chicago, was shot and killed by robbers December 2nd, who attempt ed to hold up the young lady and her escort. The young man showed re sistance when the robbers opened fire, instantly killing Miss Hoffman. They then escaped in their automo bile. Money amounting to $2,565, sav ings of a man named Simpson, of Ai ken, Minn., was destroyed by rats, and Simpson has appealed to Presi dent Taft for the redemption of the pulverized fragments of same by the Federal Treasury. The money was hidden between the ceiling in his home and no one had access to it except the rats. PAILED TO MEET CLARK. Speaker of the House Had Been in the City Some Time Before His Presence Was Known. Hon Champ Clark, Speaker of the Lower House of Congress, delivered an address before the Teachers' As sembly in Raleigh last Thursday night, and quite a large audience was in the Auditorium to hear him and Professor Coon's annual address. It seems that Mr. Clark had" first planned to arrive in Raleigh late Thursday afternoon, but says that later he wrote Governor Kitchin and Mr. Connor, Secretary of the His torical Society, that he would arrive on the morning train. When the Speaker arrived Thursday morning no one was at the station 'to meet him and he had been in the city for some time before his presence was known. The Governor end Secretary Connor said they failed to receive the Speaker's letters. He was a guest of the Governor the balance of his stay in Raleigh. Rockefeller Resigns as President and Director of the Standard Oil John D. Rockefeller has resigned as president and director of the Standard Oil Company, of New Jer sey. John D. Archbold was elected president in Rockefeller's place. The majority of the officers and directors associated with Rockefel ler in the control of .the Standard Oil Company also resigned. These in cluded William Rockefeller, C. M. Pratt, William G. Rockefeller, H. C. Folger, Jr., H, M. Flagler, L. J. Drake, and E. T. Bedford. The Northern States, from Mary land to Massachusetts, .revised the Democratic party downward to a nicety, and they had first chance at the job. Albemarle Chronicle. ftoetbrrw ntfib!l Vat Irle gate r&Jtkttnscll Rocwetell Men Acif--fwwt. However. the Oolooel My Cprfaie JeMlre C E liaghr. The New Tor Herald, is its issae of December Sth. aajrs: Political fences, which are alleged to have bees carefully constructed la the States south of Masca and Dix on's line by Frank H. Hitchcock, the Postmaster General, with the Idea of making the reaomtnatioa of Presi dent Taft aa asjured fact, may be rudely upset at the eleventh hour. Leading Republicans of the South are planning a movement, it became known today, to elect delegates from j the Southern States u&pledged to any candidate. Willlam J. Oliver, of Knoxrllle. Tenn., who came near receiving the contract for the construction of the Panama Canal; Harry Still well Ed wards, author and politician, of Ma con, Ga., who seconded the nomina- j tlon of Mr. Roosevelt fn the national j convention in 1904. and Richmond Pearson, of Asheviile, N. C, formerly American Minister to Persia, are said to be taking an active part in the a! movement to obtain uninstructed del- legations from the Southern States. Close Friends of Roosecelt. Mr. Oliver and Mr. Edwards are close personal friends of Mr. Roose velt, although it is declared that their activity is not with the view of bring ing about the nomination of Mr. Roosevelt. It is asserted that the op- position to Mr. Taft by Republican condition, was convalescing from ty politicians in the South is because ofjphoid fever, when the "healers" many appointments he has -glve.i to Southern Democrats. "Southern Republicans voted for him in the convention three years ago," said a ''prominent North Caro lina Republican at the Waldorf-Astoria today, "simply because he was the candidate of President Roosevelt. "North Carolina elected three Re publican representatives in Congress, and came near going for Mr. Taft. and Mr. Sherman. President Taft had been in office little more than a year when he appointed Henry Q. Conner, a Democrat, United States Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina. ' Outside of the office holders there is not a Republican in North Carolina who favors the re nomination of Mr. Taft." May Compromise on Hughes. Those best Informed declare that, while Mr. Roosevelt will not support the administration workers in their efforts to bring about the renomina tion of President Taft, he is not very enthusiastic over the plan to nomi nate Senator La Follette, of Wiscon sin. Justice Charles E. Hughes, of. the Supreme Court of" the United States, is alleged to be the choice of the friends of Mr. Roosevelt, and there is said to exist a strong belief that Justice Hughes will be named as a compromise candidate. At the Waldorf-Astoria recently, W. J. Oliver, of Knoxville, said to a reporter for the Herald that he would be willing to contribute $15,000 to a fund te carry on a campaign in the South for delegations favorable to the nomination of .Mr. Roosevelt. It is believed that Mr. Roosevelt has knowledge of the movement in the South to send delegates to the Re- puDiican national convention un pledged to any candidate. Progress in the Hookworm Campaign Accelerated. Dr. John A. Ferrell, who has This car also makes cloee connection charge of the campaign for the eradi-jat Salisbury for SL Louis and other cation of the hookworm disease in, Western points. North Carolina in speaking of his work says: "Reports from the physician of the State and from the physicians conducting the State and county free dispensaries for hookworm disease, show that since the work began 21 months ago upwards of forty-five tnousand people nave Deen treated, Nearly half of this number has been treated in the free dispensaries of tnirteen counties since July 1st. In the, SLthTTQ 1,800 pysicians and 1.500 of them are active prac- tiontioners, 1,200 of them have sent in written accounts of their expert - ences wuu me uisea.se, anu ouu oi; them, representing all sections of' the State, have been actively engaged in treating the disease. Twenty-five counties have already made provision for the dispensaries, besides those appropriating for the dispensaries the first Monday in December. j "Thirty-six thousand people have been microscopically examined for hookworm disease. A large number of those treated had such heavy In fection that the microscopic ezamina-1 tion was not necessary. There is found now little difficulty in securing : co-operation 'on the part of the peo- j pie and county commissioners, where' good results of the work can be seen or heard of." - . Estimated Cost of Running; the Gov ernment Next Year. It is announced from Washington that the estimated cost of runing the Government during the fiscal year Is $743,834,563, a saving of $21,283, 921 over the appropriations for 1911 and 1912. This aggregation does not Include $260,938,463, estimated as the cost of operating the Post-office Department, which is emeeted to bp j self-sustaining. - The lArt ttfcfsiat tt&&& law w to cfet PttMl Th UBcota list. J Sass Use ago w ssMih4 the tax rati (or this mr and far the hxm bs raised, we a: so said this aboat how the frt-t schools are belts Uiratd la the expenditure of the Slate tax. We aettatd to say more for the resoa that we katw eTery Utile school oJScer and polU Ueiia would say we were six pUy iag politics. Bat within the last few weeks the Catawba County Newt, the Biblical Recorder, the Monroe Jour nal. Charity and Children, aad sev eral other Democratic papers have takta op the matter la the Interest of the chlldrea of the State and are showing how the last Legislature handed a "lemon" to the common schools. The time is coming wfeea our peo ple are going to understand that our free schools have been used as a foot ball by the State politicians to ride into oce on for tea years, while the schools themselves have suffered immeasurably. Taxes have almost trlbbled, but the money has not gone to our boys and girls. Before an other twelve months this matter will be set before our people In a way that they will be undeceived. Work of the Healers in Catawba County. Catawba County News.) Two reputable farmers relate three Instances of the work of the so-called "healers" in this county during the ps-st few months. They stated that one woman, who was in a delicate gathered and after going through their ceremonies, told her to arise and walk, that she was healed. She declared herself unable to do so, but was persuaded to get up, and she walked across the room, but on start ing back to the bed fell In a faint with the result that would naturally follow in such a case. She ultimate ly recovered, however, under care of the physicians. Another woman suf- fering with typhoid, was persuaded to go to a meeting of the "healers," where she was "healed" and la the excitement declared herself healed. The next day she had a relapse and died of hemorrhage. The third in stance was where a dead woman was to be raised from the dead "on the third day," and preparations for the event were made, but the "healer" received an urgent message from a sick relative and had to forego the resurrection exercises. These facts are vouched for by the men who told them. Hard on the Family. Mistress: Bridget, I told you twice to have muffins for breakfast. Have you no intellect? Bridget: No, mum; there's none in the house. SOUTHERN RAILWAY Direct Line to All roint North South. East, West Very Low Round Trip Rates to All Principal Resorts. Through Pullman to Atlanta, leaves Raleigh 4.0 S p.m., arrives At lanta 6.25 a.m., making close con nection for and arriving at Mont gomery following day after leaving Raielgh, 11 a.m.. Mobile 4.12 p.m.. New Orleans 8.30 p.m., Birmingham iz.15 noon, Memphis, 8.05 p. m.,' Kansas City, 11.20 a.m, second day, and connecting for all other points. Through Pullman to Washington leaves Raleigh 6.50 p.m., arrives Washington 8.63 a,m Baltimore, 10.02 a.m., Philadelphia 13.26 noon. New York 2.31 p.m. This car makes close connection at Washington for 7.40 p.m., making close connection Pittsburg, Chicago, and all other points North and West, Greensboro for through and at Tourist Sleeper for California points, and for all Florida points. through Parlor Car for Asheviile leaves GoldsDoro at '645 am j. leIgflf s.35 arrlTee Aahevllle 1 with tha Carolina Special and arriv- Is iadeed a wonde V because only one box has hem returne to themll by a customer. Near supply jist in. If you are dis satisfied w i h the ones.jou are wearing, give Wunderbose a t and be convinced. The arrival of to laige cases of Ihompion's GlovfrFitufl Coise s puts.us in poaitioa to offer the best 2.(X), $1.50. 1' 50 ceLt Corset on the market, guaranteed mat-proof. Tne Nemo Corset will be found here also. itteF-Kaii Company mm Pictorial Review Patterns. ftfur kam Umx tec tl cm suTK North Pallaaj for WUau Raltiga 1.1 ill r f.Ii a.sx. !Mf? V North, Soath, SU: a ' ear is aaasW2 11 'w re as? 3l&s writ or rn tr foraUh lsfers.aik T. P. A Sit r... ueset. w. it Pa rn ijj 215 rayetieviUe S. 2, S W. T CART. Gri a rmuciTiox or svxv NORTH CAROUNA-.tv4w In the Snrxrlor Cbm. m lixl VII. J. S. Hailey. Adcitutr-. 4. uti Ctau,. vs. John W. Chaiis as - To John W. ChitU: This publication fi t0 that the aboe-nr-. j ; i brought special rrtxe. heirs-at-law of Sitsur! c; the sale of the fo'.hi.? ; . it. . lying and being in Hv Tonhip, and nur? ;j bounded and dcicritei at f. wit: 4 Adjoining the Unit of TionM f Warren and th hrin . " C?ook 0 and rom tnn rU... . , . . - H A , ft I it r . - . ' anu sycamore ureek. ir. -u v. . . . . tnence east tnirtr-ix ani c:; (36 1-3) poles to a pSr.e, U v.u T. P. Warren; theme ccrta t three (53) poles to a itaW, west forty-one and onhi!! h; s ; poles to the beginning: ir zt land purchased by Samuel CUtjtj Weston R. Rogers and Caro!!: Lt, ers, his wife, on March n. ij- and registered in book tUrty-u (33) at page 651 snd S2. a office of the Register of IWdi is ul for Wake County, and costi:ti twelve (12) acres and a frar..a Said sale is to be made for tit j;?. pose of making asseti to pit u debts of the said Samufl Chirti That the summons iaaued to WiU County for the abovenane4 t fendant John W. Cbavit fcai tn returned by the Sheriff of Wti County with this endorsement Vtv on: "After exercising due dil!es: the defendant John W. ChiTi- not to be found in Wake County." The paintiff has good reao& it believe and does believe that the tt!S John W. Chavis is now and tu in for some time a resident of the cny of Richmond, Virginia. You are, John W. Chati. for, notified to appear before Clerk of Wake Superior Court os Us 11th day of December, 1911, ui answer, demur or plead to ttt yeJ tlon which is now on file in tie of fice of said Clerk, otherwise. Vt plaintiff will apply to the court fcr an order directing the sale of land herein described, snd tt ap pointment of a commlsiloser ts make the sale and execute s deed u the purchaser. MILLARD MIAL. Clerk Wake Superior Coart Nor. 4th. 1911. J. C. L. HARRIS, Attorney. TUB Internationa! Correspondence S&s OF 8CRANTON. PA. will train you, durtag spare tixat, tit a Goverameat positios or to fill s re sponsible technical posltlos st s Utt er salary than you are now ctttU For full isfonnatioB. fill out tit coupon below and mail It to czr Washington office. IL D. Hanley. Supt. "I. C & ingtoa. D. C. Office 61. PIf sylvania Avenue, N. W. Dear Sir: Please, sasd o l,fcr matlos as to how I ess becosts - (mentios pac tion) by spare time study wiAcst leaving my preseat work ustil I qualified. 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