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r THE THE UNION COUNT f PAPER-EVER YBODv NEEDS IT Monroe JournaI PUBLISHED TWICE EACH WEEK - TUESDAY AND FRIDAY VOL.26. No. 32. MONROE, N. O, FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1920. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE $2.00 PER YEAR SH ' - - Latest Happenings In and - Around Monroe. Hon. Robert N. Page will speak In the courthouse Tuesday night. June 1, in the interest of his candidacy tor Governor. Rev. E. C. Snyder requests The Journal to announce the following ap pointments for next Sunday: Un ion M eleven. Ml. Pleasant at 2:30 and West Monroe at 7:30. Mrs. R. W. Lemuiond's kindergar ten class closed this morning with a picnic for the children. Margaret Love was the only pupil to make an honor roll average for the month of May. Mr. R. L. Stevens and Mr. T. F. Limerick will speak In the Waxhaw school auditorium Saturday night, in the Interest of Mr. Vann's candidacy for Congress. The Confederate veterans will leave t 5:50 Tuesday morning, June 1, to attend the State reuuion in Fayette vllle. The round trip fare from Mon roe is f 5.10. Prof. Ray Fumlerburk and Mr. W. B. Love will speak at Belmont school house. Goose Creek township, Satur day night at 8 o'clock. Miss Lura Heath will be present and exhibit ed ucational pictures. Elder T. W. Stanley will, preach at North .Monroe Primitive Baptist church next Saturday night at eight o'clock and Sunday morning at 11. There will be a song service at 10 o'clock Sunday morning.. The high school commencement be gins this evening at 8 o'clock with the class day exercises In the graded school auditorium. The baccalaure ate sermon will be preached by Dr. H. E. Gurney In the Methodist church Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. Mr. Francis Laney. son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Laney, who is a junior at Georgia Tech.. won the W.P.Andrews oratorical medal medal May 20th. He spoke on the "Preservation of Free dom." The medul is given by Col Walter P. Andrews and will be pre sented to Mr. Lauey during the com mencement exercises this week. Mr. Ira B. Mullls, who resigned as county road engineer several weeks ago, has been appointed a government highway engineer at a lucrative sal ary. His headquarters will be Wash ington, where be Will supervise Tab- oratory work in addition to doing field work. He enters upon his work June 1st. Mr. Mullia has many friends in Union county who will be pleased to learn of his appointment Mr. J. A. Russell, of Marshvllle, and Mr. Ernest Godwin, of New Salem township, bad an automobile collision while passing each other at the cross roads at Fairfield Sunday, aays the Marshvllle Home. Mr. Rub ell was approaching the forks of the road from one direction while Mr, Godwin approached rroin another when the accident occurred. With the except ion of battered cars no dam. age was done. The Journal Is reuuttied to make the following announcements of speaking engagements lor Saturday night, May 29, at 8 o'clock: Hon. R. B. Reilwlne and O. S. Lej, Jr. at In dian Trail: B. C. Ashcra't and W. O. 1emmond at Stouts: A. M. Stack and J. C. Brooks at Wesley Chapel; G. L. Nisbet and R. W. Lemmond at Un- ionville. These gentlemen will speak In the interest of Mr. J. C. M. Vann's candidacy for Congress. Seventeen Monroe citizens are be ing initiated into the Shrine in Greensboro to-day. They are: Dr Paschal Abernethy. John A. Austin, Emsley Armfleld. John W. Broom, John Beasley, E. C. Carpenter, C. A. Gibson, Carl Criffin, George L. Hart, R. A. Morrow. W. B. MoManus, C. H. Richardson. C. M. Redfearn, W. Al bert Redfearn. J. C. Sikes. Howard Smith and- Fred Smith. A number of local Shriners are attending the ceremony. All this talk about starving In this country is silly, to say the least. When there comes a food shortage that pinches in the least steps- will be taken to tickle the earth suffi ciently to make It yield a plenty. The country hasn't had time to get out of Its brain atorm produced by the war and folks who get too much ex cited now about what is going to happen have short memories of the past and poor imaginations for the future. . , Mrs. Mary Settle Sharp", who will peak In the court house Tuesday af ternoon at 4 o'clock, Is the only wo man candidate for state office In 'his State, being op the Republican ticket as candidate for superintendent of pnbiic Instruction. Her address will not be of a political nature but In the Interest of better preparation of wo men for cltlienshlp. Fov twenty-five years she has taught In the State College for Women and hr former pupils are especially inuled to heari her speak. Last Saturday night about nine o'clock while Mr. J. B. Sherriil. Ac companied by Mrt. Sherriil and his daughter, were returning home In their little Saxon car from a visit to the home of W. M. Sherriil. they were run Into at the Intersection of Church and Loan streeu by a young man driving an Essex car with li cense number 75.610 ays Stanly News-Herald. No one was hurt, but the Saxon was badly damaged, being knocked entirely over the curbing and teri feet bevond. Mr. Sherriil did not know the Essex was In the rear until It struck his car. He was making 'the turn into Loan street, and the Essex was coming at too great a speed to atop before it struck the Baxon. Mrs. Mary Settle Sharp will speak at the courthouse on Tuesday afternoon June 1. at 4 o'clock, under the auspices of the Local Suffrage League, sub ject: "Woman as a Citiieu." Mrs. Sharp Is a sister of the late Thomas Settle, and for 25 years has been a teacher in the State College for Women. She is one of the most highly educated wo men in the State and as a speaker Is more eloquent than Thos. Set tle was. She is the first woman ever to be nominated for public office in the State, but she will not discuss politics. The public is cordially invited, especially those who think that women should not vote. Mil- ARCHIE McLK.NDOX OF VA.CE COMMITS SI H IDE Body Found in Woods Near HU Home No Cause Cau Be AsaigneU For the Act. The body of Mr. Archibald McLen don, son of the late Rev. J. J. Mc Lendon, was found Sunday afternoon In the woods about a half mile from his mother's home in Vance township. He committed suicide Friday after noon. From the position the body was in it was judged that he had placed a shot gun. In his mouth and fired, blowing the top of his head en tirely off; the gun was lying beside him. A note, neatly folded and written in Mr. McLendon's own firm handwriting, was found in his pocket. It was addressed to Mrs. N. it. Mo Lendon, Matthews, N. C, and read as follows: "Dear Mamma: I hate to do this REVALUATION- A iOOI THING FOIl THE FARMERS MAIlsilYII.I.E WILL HAVE A C'OMM i lU IAL OIUiAMZATlOX Xovus Horn Make TliU Statement Oar XeiuMmr it no Longer In the II. ami (.Ives an Instance to lrote It - iMieftn't Want Hie Fanner lo lie Hie (oat. Ie ( lit v ami Xew liiiroeiiHits are IU-iiik Mit.le FirM ( lass Vict. lire Miom ,i start Suou. To the Editor of The Journal: It is really amusing to witness the deep interest professional politicians manliest in working people, and espe cially in farmers every campaign year. They are always very sure that workers need a great many things uoue icr em. ana tney are as iuii oi guests f Mrs. Euhanks' pareuts promises as an egg is oi meat; out and Mrs. L. Medlin when the election is over the defeat- Vis I ii. nm-H h. inr..j r,nm eu ones are sore ana me lucsy ones Middlesex where she has been teach uuu i care a linger s aam wnai in mey saia curing me campaign, or Mi8. Glennle Phifer is In a hosnital care at all. They talked familiarly together; it was impossible to be lieve that their country's fate was hangins in the balance, and that they were there to sign the. most 'Ko lossal' capitulation the world bad ev er seen. rochs piercing eyes, gruff Marhville. Mav 27. JJiss Annie !i.d f"rt mail,1-r "'' impressive. LATEST HAPPENINGS Herrxk of Crystal River. Florida, who has beeu the guest of Miss Mary Marsh for several days returned lo her home this week. Mrs. K. a. Eubanks and small daughter of Rutherfordton are the Mr To whom have 1 the honor of speak- mgT' he asked. The Germans re plied. "What is the object of vour visit T" he asked. Theu followed this dialogue: Eriberger: We have come to in quire into the terms of an armistice, to be concluded on land, on sea and iu air." "Foch: I have no terms to submit to you." Count Oberndorf, the diplomatist what anybody with little enough in Charlotte recovering from a recent in the German party, interceded: "If sense to expect them to carry out their campaign pledges thinks of their course in office. I have often wondered why it is that working people are the only ones operation. Miss Verla Williams of Matthews spent a few days with her sister-in- law. Mrs. C. B. Williams last week. Rev. John W. Moore of Monroe the marshal prefers, we may say that we are here to learn the conditions on which the allies would be willing to grant us an armistice." "Foch: I have no terms." Erzberger. drawing forth a greasy paper: "President Wilson has in formed our government that Marshal mat can i get aiong in me worm any- vtn preach ln ,ne Marshvllle Metho- now. u seems 10 i me mat me wont- dUJt chureh Sunday ,fternoon at 3:30 rra vugui iu ur in ciuer anu i"" In Clock noa woraers ougni to neea loog lng after. Some one please tell us why it is that a protracted meeting will begin ,0 ,h German plenipotentiaries." that people who work not at all are i church Simri.v mnrnim June "Foch: I will let you know the a always able to "paddle their own ca- c... i?ev. William Black will do the lie' conditions when you have asked Rev. C. E. White. nastor of the "cn has oen Invested with the pow Presbyterian church, has announced er of submitting the allies' conditions noe," while people who do all the preaching. Among the nurses graduating at the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing last week was Mis Hallie Moore of Marshvllle. Mrs. B. C. Parker leaves Saturday to attend commencement at North when 1 think of yoiu You have bee so good to me. but I have failed In all that I hold dear in the world and I can't pass on into the gloom the fu ture will hold for me. I want you to have all my property, both real and personal, and hope that you will for get your unfortunate son. Archie. Mr. McLeudon had shown no signs of despondency or mental unbalance. although his mother states that he seemed somewhat disappointed r riday at noon when he failed to receive reply from a letter he had written to a young lady. That afternoon about two o'clock, taking a single barrel shot gun, the young man announced that -he was going out to shoot crow, In the evening when ne railed to rt- turn a little uneasiness was felt but the family supposed he had gone to his brothers home. Sunday artet noon a younger brother noticed bus- iards gathering in the woods nea-by and went to the scene where he found Mr. McLendon's body in a decompos ed condition. The sheriff's office was notified and Deputy Sheriffs Clifford Fowler and Paul Griffith and Dr. u C. Pruitt went out and toon charge oi the body. Mr. McLendon was a man of up- rleht character and for a lo:ig time had been a member or tne napusi church. He attended Wake rorest College for two yer.rs and his euuca linn served him well in nts cnosen work as a farmer. At this he waj i success. His runny is a spieuuiu im always standi:ix on the side of right An undo. Dr. A. C. KODinson, no n a iirofe..soi- i the Southern Baptist Th-nlmrieal Seminaty. is reputed to be1 one of the world's greatest Greek scholars. An older brotner is a law vor tiRiftlcina- in Hocklngham. Mr. McLendon wuj za years oia. MiiiLste.s Sons. (From Type M.:al Magaxine.) You know what they say about ministers' sons. Well. Roger Babson. the statisti cian, says he was once employed oy large publisher to make a survey of the United States and rind out wnai husiness were underdeveloped. Mr. Babson said he was unable to find a single Industry In the country it which some man had not made a million dollars. It then, occurred to me that It would be Interesting to know the ancestry of these men. and discover what it was In their origin and train- ng that enabled them to achieve this great financial success. "We found that nve per ceni were the sons' of bankers; ten per cent were the sons of manufacturers; wenty-flve per cent were the sons or school tfeachers, doctors and cpuntry lawvers: while thirty per cent were the sons of preachers earning salaries of less than a thousand dollars a year. Habit Funning. ' (Anonymous.) The following rules are grounded n the laws of habit forming: 1. Make good resolutions intelli gently, and record them. 2. Take advantage or every cir cumstance that will help you Keep our resolutions. 3. Keep away from temptation. 4, Keep away from associates who i discourage you. 5. Put yourseir in risnt relations to encourage you In the new way. 6. Selxe the first opportunity to act on resolutions you make. 7. Make engagements that will keep you out of the old way. 8. Never suffer an exception to occur to hinder the new habit from becoming surely rooted In your life. 9. Remember until the new habit Is fixed, each lapse makes the effort more difficult. 10. It Is the keeping, and not the making of good resolutions which affects the brain. work and produce all the materials of wealth are always down and out and need the assistance of all the politi cians and all the political parties and platforms to keep 'em from starving? I think if politicians would just let US alone and quit promising to do SO rrollna U'nmin'i Cnlleze at Greens iin.h fna lis "ii,t .Ln nttlt 1,,lii.r ,A . mucn tor us, we wouia dc oeuer aoie to make It. There is Just now a special effort being made by some of our political spell-binders to prove that farmers are being robbed by revaluation. They say that revaluation is putting too much of the burden of taxation on the Do you ask for a Oberndorf and farmer. They are powerful anxious to get revisions ot the revaluation act and save the farmer from being the goat In the taxation regime. for an armistice. armistice? "Ja!" exclaimed Erzberger together, "Foch: In that case I will read you he terms drawn up by the allied gov ernments." He sat down and the reading began. It lasted an hour, for the document had to be transla ted. The Germans pleaded for a Immediate suspension of hostilities and for time to permit the Berli government to examine the terms Again Foch spoke: "I am but the mouthpiece of the allied governments. It is those gov ernments that have drawn up th conditions of the armistice limitin the delay to 72 hours duration have, therefore, no power to suspend hostilities without their authorlia Among those attending the General Assembly in Charlotte this week were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Marsh, Mrs. Irene Marsh Mr. and Mrs. James P. Marsh, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Marsh. Mr Calvin Dean. Mr. W. D. Little of Ada. Okla.. spent several days here last weeeK visiting relatives. The business men of the town will hnM meatlniy In the arhnnl hlltldillS None of them, so far as I have Tt...uH,lv ..an.. . 0ieht o'clock for It Ion seen, have undertaken in any specific nrnne of discussing a conimer- The Germans at once dispatched a sense to prove the truth of their ii nrraniTaiinn to nromote the in-1 messenger to Spa. with credentials cnarge ana i am preuy sure mai me (eregg Df the town. Marshvllle Is ana tne request mat nis journey to reason wny tney naven t is oecause r0whlI, rairfiv and can no longer Berlin be "lacintatea." w nen tne they can't. ka Wiitrt nnnn'ii a villaee. nor can messenger reached the German out If the small land owner Is going to I., w. .,....,. u-iih village methods. I posts, it Is related, the troops were so be imposed on under revaluation, why The cjijlens represented, by the bus- demoralised that they fired upon his don't these fellows who say so point .. of town. wii com.l white flag. Promiscuous volley firing onttiow and where? Have you enJDnd to organize to keep up" with jeotrtinued nd the emissary was an- one do It? I haven t. tne Beedg 0f such a prosperous audbl to reach his destination until the bet s tatte me case oi one oi innnril.rMIr, nlace next aay. Aieanwnue tne uerman en little ones and analyze It and see In .hnr while a first class Die- voys had notified Foch of their diffi what the effect will be. If John ,.), -in he nnen for the amuse- culty and Foch agreed to permit them Smith owns one hundred acres of ,, ,ha town. A hrlek building 'o send a German officer to Berlin b- lana. ana nas one tnousana aouars ha,-araMi in the Newsnme block air. a ptane was equipped ana reaay vtunn ui prrsuiiui pioyd uiviuuuin fts purpose and IS Deing nana-i"i "e niKm mini wuiu whs leueivru casn, ana ine ianu nim uerii iu Isomelv fitted up. An electric piano me messenger nau reacn Benin at S10 per acre. Including the build- .., 'AA , ,u. '.iiraction. and the Captain Recouly declares the ar Ings. it is easy to see that John mnllBment promises that the best mistlce was signed because Foch and Smith has been paying taxes on two Eriuie pictures will be shown. h' "aff ' convinced Germany was thousand dollars worth of property. .... ,ki t nn. leaves PrlHav for already In the throes of a revolution The present rate Is about two and 2-5 Konresvllle where she will attend the The armistice-envoys painted a "black cents; tneretore, ne nas Deen pa-uHrtin nf her aunt. picture" or conamons. wniie tne uer inz about 148 tax. Now let's revalue v,. .nni p.rkertand Mrs. Wll- man government was analyzng the Ms land at forty dollars per acre in-1... nf Wii,,nn.. vtllls were the guests terms the plenipotentiaries remained ?tead or ten aouars, ana. oi course, . nii Mr. n n Parker wed- near r ocn in me loresi ai einonae, ler his personal property and his cash j They were permitted to leave their regain as it was (the enemies of re- ,. r vtorrell entertalnted train and. guarded by armed soldiers vaulntlon say this Is where the devil he Book c'ih'a.n(i a number of other exercise In the open air. On the after- or It conies in I. .vir. smnn win now . Wednesday sfternoon. Quan- noon or tne rutn. rocn iniormea trz- pay tnx on five thousand Instead of (((,a of BWeel l)eas arranged about berger, the head of the delegation tax instead of $48. How much does it hurt a little farmer to save eight dollars on his taxes? Novus Homo. NEIGHBORS IN BCFORD KT THEIR COWS MIXED I P two thousand, but Mr. Blckett tells ,.,1.. nal, hriehtened the hostilities would be resumed at 11 a us the rate will be divided by three, rnnm -nd Derfunied the air with their m. the next day. At 7oclock on the at least, so then instead of 12.50 on ,-... Annroprlate to the season night of November 10th the following each hundred dollars he will pay 80 . ,... ,,..t en loved. Mrs. radio message was intercepted by the cen's on eich hundred or 18 on each KVa(le H jjivens winning the prize. French thousand. llieretore, since nve eigms eauals forty, John Smith will pay 840 ..ff,H Ho to. r.nesta other than club aries are authorized to sign the arnils n.emhers were Mesdames K. A. EH- uce. signeu i i ne i nancewor oi me hnnira nf Rutherfordton. Wilson oi Wllnn'a Mills. C. B. Williams Ot Tamna Florida. Smith Medlin, Wade nirnna Chart e BarrinO. M, A. nar- .n unit Mini Annie Parker. J.SH. It Is a Well Known Fart That There are Two Cows Within a Mile of FjicIi Other That are Exactly Alike Funny Incident Occur. Monroe Rt. 4, May 27. It Is a known fact that there are two cows n Buford township that are just alike and as a result of this unusual likeness a funny thing happened here May 26th. Mr. J. A. Melton was let- fine 111. ar. i I r. -I w f f n Hnv mlllr .... Eviiiir..., I . " - ; - . .. . I ...... i ... . , one of his cows. Mr. Gay lives about laconic reply, "i nave no terms, irou .nw iinum anu sir. rminr; .Tinmeu, a hnnir sirnm-nerrv rreain auu taivr i wr"""" 1 1 " were aerved fol owed by mints ana pieuipoieuuaries: ine pirmpoieiiii aries are i tice. Sig Empire." Three ciphered figures al the end of the message proved its au thentlclty. More than twelve hours of deliberation and debate over the harsh" terms followed. Foch grant ed some concessions and refused oth i "NO TERMS FOCH'S T Subsequently the wearied French npnt v Tft THF HUNS EnK"b. and Germans appended their KCrlwl IU signatures to the document, and, by prearrangement, six hours after the the signing, or 11 a. m. of the morning nf the 11th, operations ceased along all the fronts. Four yerfg of warfare which had. cost more than 9.000,000 He Awaited Germans' Plea for Armistice Before llcutllng the Al lied Condition How It Happened. Germany's appeal for an armistice I'es was at an end lou November 7, 1918, met with the cow. Now this was a dry cow and forthwith Immediately she begin I kicking the calf and cutting all sorts of shines. Milking time came, but no milk! Finally they decided the cow had been bitten by a mad dog and was having a fit in general. Mr. Mel- t rul artar made of ferns and a great bank of roses. Rev. A. Marsh per formed the marriage service, the ring ceremony being used. The bride wore a suit of midnight blue til- coletle and a corsage of bride ro:;rs Is this spiritualism all "What about?"i "Remains to be seen one mile from Mr. Melton. On the Marshal Foch to Lrzoerger ana tne Miss Annie Griffin and Mr. Walton mnminir nf th SKth a pnw helnntlnt other Plenipotentiaries, accoraing iu a. Shirley were marr ed Sunday to Mr. Vance Laney came walking up Raymond Recouly (captain a j , I morning at the home of the bride's o Mr. Gay's and Mrs. Cay put her in rrencn Diograpner oi rocn anu jui- parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Grirnn the lot with the calf ot Mrs. Melton's iiv. n article entitled, w nat cf North Marshville. The wedding Foch really said," wnicn win De pud-i was a very quiet affair, onlv the re ¬ lished In the May Issue or bcrioners atlves and a few Intimate friends be nuieazlne. lug present. There were no atten Captain Recouly, describing the dants. The bride and groom entered historic scene of the morning of No-1 ta tether and stood before a beauti- vctuber 11, when the generalissimo of the allied forces, attended by a few on got the news and summoned med- members of his staff, signed the doc- ical aid. The doctors bored her uinent In a railway dining car in a horns, cut her tall for hollow tall, forest near Rehonde, a town between ruhhed her with liniment and turnen- Complegne and Soissons, declared ine. all to no avail. Still she fought "the sight or butler seemed to nil tne she Is a young woman of bright In he calf, kicked and bellowed. All Mr. German envoys with Joy." Itellect and attractive personality. Melton's neighbors came In and thev The radio from the Germans ask- For the past two years she has been agreed that this cow was bit by a mad lng for a cessation of hostilities In one of - the county's most valued dog at the same time that one be- the name of humanity," was receivea teachers. Mr. Shirley is a contractor lonelng to Mr. Dove Helms was bit- bv Foch shortly after midnight on the by profession, and Is a man of snlen en, as the two vere In the pasture 7th and at l.Za a. m. on ine sin r ocn ata business anility, genial manners together at the time. They had about sent back his answer: "The German and commands a wide circle of concluded to kill her when Mr. Laney plenipotentiaries will have to go to friends. Mr. and Mrs. Shirley left strolled up hunting his cow. He the outpost on the main road rrom immediately after the ceremony for claimed this one and the crowd ad-lMaubeuge la Capelle - Guise. Journed to Mr. Gay's pasture where Krom this point they were brought Mr. Melton's cow was found unmllk- by delayed stages to Rethonde, wnlcn ed for two days and raising sand. The I they rreached about 7 o'clock In the only umerence oeiween ine iwo cows morning, i wo nours later mrj rhool at ten o'clock Is that one Is a milker and the other In the presence of the commander of ' tlnarlnlonHo. is dry. This is a fact that we would the conquering allied armies. I m,.i- ,,', ,j .,... , n be glad If you would make a note of "There was a cold salute," says vinck lit in The Journal. J. W. Richardson. Captain Recouly. a bow in return: no , .,,, niMt, r,nQ. ... .. ,,, presentation The German took i The regular morning services will their nlnces m the :n the dinine i ' ' be held at the First Baptist church car .-ri t'iciv names were written! their new home in Wlnnsboro. S. C. St. Paul's KlM-oal Church. Trinity Sunday. May 30 8unday C. H. Hasty. News Events of (he Day in the State and Nation. The American Woolen Company of New York and of Massachusetts are charged with profiteering in woolen goods by a Federal Grand Jury in New York. Colonel W. C. Proctor. Cincinnati manufacturer testified in the senate investigation of pre-con vent ion finan cing, that he had advanced half a million dollars to Genoral Wood't campaign fund. Adolpho de la Huerta. governor of the State of Sonora. was appointed president of Mexico after the congress had been in session an hour and a half Monday. He will serve until the new president, who will be elected ou Sept. S, is Inaugurated. A growing tendency to thrift, a general downward revision of prices of all commodities except food, and improvement in the labor situation are three encouraging signs of bet ter times officially reported from tha West. Out of census results given for 261 communities 161 show a decreased percentage cf increase ln 1920, so that with few exceptions, the indus trial ci:ies and towns represented seem to reflect a distinct slowing down in t!.e growth ot the entire na tion. King George V of Great Britain and Ireland r?covered a verdict in New York 'his week for fifty-two thousand doiiars in a suit against a steel broker. The plaintiff alleged failure on the part of the defendant to deliver steel as per contract for use in Italy during the war. Senator Lenroot. right hand man of Senator Lodge in the upper house, speaking for what is believed to be the majority of Congress, said that under no conditions would President Wilson's request that the United States accept a mandate over Atnerla, be granted. Lieut. Melvin W. Maynard. the fly ing parson, who recently was given an honorable discharge from the ar my, has signed a contract with a chau tauqua'company and his first engage ment will be In Danville, Va. He will lecture on "The Motor Troubles of Society.".-- ... . Senator Sherman, Republican, of Illinois, has denounced the proposed soldiers relief bill as a "disgraceful deterioriation of the patriotism of a great country." The attack was pre cipitated by a telegram received by the Senator from an American Le gion post Inquiring as to his attitude towards the bill. Senator Hiram Johnson, candidate for the Republican nomination for president, is in North Carolina and will make eight political speeches. He announced In Concord Thursday that he would not bolt the Republican party at Chicago if he is not nominat ed there. General Leonard Wood ' also In this state and will speak In ev ery city that Senator Johnson does and will try to go him one better. B. D. West, all - American tackla and Captain of Colgate l'niversity' foot-ball team, has organized his men along with scores of other students into a "farm help" team. They are assisting New York farmers who found themselves short handed and are receiving five dollars a day with board and laundry. The proceeds, with the exception of cases where students need the money for self-sup port, will be donated to the Colgate million dollar endowment fund. The largest seizure of sugar in the South since the Lever act became ef fective, occurred Wednesday at Rose Hill In Duplin county, when agents took 600 barrels of granulated suxar consigned to J. G. Townsend ft Com pany, of Selbyvllle. Del. Oscar Fus- sell of Rose Hill. J. O. Townsend ft Company are charged- with willfully hoarding, holding, delivering and storing five car loads of sugar, and that the sugar was removed from tha usual course of trade to Inflate the market and increase prices. Several days ago a white couple was married by a negro minister in Danville. Va. The man came to the city to marry a young woman who worked there. He had been divorced by his wife some years ago. A Bap- ist minister to whom they appueu for marriage certificate informed them that there was an agreement between Danville ministers not to marry persons who had been defend ants ln divorce actions. Learning that it was useless for them to try further they went to the 'home of the negro and were made man and wife. President Wilson vetoed the peace resolution today "nd informed con- gresr that he col '.J not become a par- to the peace .program rraniea oy the Republican senators because he considered that it would put "an In effaceable stain" on the nation's hon or. To establish technical peace by such a method, the president said would be to effect "a complete surren der of the rights of the United State so far as Germany Is concerned," and to relinquish all the high purposes hleh led the nation into war ana hich were embodied In the treaty of ersailles. A flinH nf fll-a lhnnanl ifnliat. ti Sunday, but the ronrrfcatloii viliu-i! ri-iiin.j .imjin. n. twun .i.j i .-.. vi. .u i! . I - ........uvu d.hiiuimb. ...v v. ..... w wnii i.inru ill iuill.ll) IU Ltmi unite Willi tne .Methodist In the com- sepnied rmihimnod and linnet Not ii n (ho frolpht tla.im Th nl.. Jmencement Sunday evening. J?0 the civilians who did not seem tojuse a great army of'trucks. Presbyterian Church Notice Sunday school at 10 a. m. Morning worship at 11 a. m. We will omit our evening service and unite with the methodist congre gation Sunday evening at eight when the baccalaureate sermon will b preached to the graduating class of the high school. Reporter.