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JOHX BEA5LET. Editor.
fcLOO a Vrr, Caoh to Advance.
founded la It 34 by the present
wners and publishers. G. M. and R.
F. Beasley.
A aotlce to discontinue The Journal
It unnecessary, as we understand that
you do not want the paper when yon
40 not renew your subscription.
TTKhPAY, CMTOUKU 2, IMA.
ATTEMPTINU TO PKBAl'CH THE
IXKCTOKATE.
According to the Raleigh News and
Observer, the state tax commission
has received Information to the ef
fect that there is an organised at
tempt by mill owners to defeat the
taxation amendments to the state
constitution, which are to be voted
on at the general election on Novem
ber second. For this purpoes, it is
said, a large sum of uiouey has been
raised to employ workers at the polls.
If this is true, the women of the
state have their first opportunity to
purify politics. Resent this effort to
debauch the electorate by casting
your vote for the amendments, and
see that your neighbor or friend does
likewise. The adoption of these
amendments Is essential to the suc
cess of the Revaluation act; and they
represent safeguards for the protec
tion of the small tax payers. Per
sons of moderate means would be
foolish to vote otherwise.
HAS WEATHERED THE STORMS
The democratic party In this coun
ty has weathered the storms of the
primary, the revaluation act. and the
"county pride" appeal in fine shape.
A registration of about fifteen hun
dred women, eighty per rent of whom
will vote the democratic ticket. Is
forecasted, and the hundreds who
were going to vote for their friend
Mr. John Parker, have dwindled to
cores. Mr. G. S. Lee, chairman o"
the democratic executive co until tie
can safely predict an increased dem
ocratic majority in this county.
THE PARADE AT-HOI STOX
the soldiers of the South challenge
the admiration of universal hu
aianlty. The ghostlike figures which em
phasised the last of the line conveyed
a mighty meaning that meaning
needed no Interpieter lo retail it It
was the silent reminder that the Aa-
gUjSaxon not only will not yield his
dominion to any man of any race, but
will not divide It He will be sole
master, eves as he has been the
heaven-endowed leader of the co
horts of civilisation and liberty in
every age. The South's devotion to
principle, her reverence for great
example, her unconquerable spirit
tne nobility or ner people, was re
vealed by Friday's parade.
MR. ASHTKAKT TO DISCTSS
VOTI.NU AT CLIB MEE11NU
Textm Palter (iivea Touching Descrip
tion of the Marching of the C'oii-
federates.
(From the Lexington Dispatch.)
Veterans who read this paper and
their friends will read with interest
the masterful tribute paid to those
who took part ill the parade at Hons
ton at the recent Confederate re
union. The Houston Chronicle and
HeiaUl, under the editorial caption
Of "The Parade on Friday," contain
ed the following editorial, which was
handed to The Dispatch by a David
son county veteran wit4! request that
It be published :
The visitors to Houston took part
In the parade and the citizens of
Houston and added thousands beheld
on Friday a scene as anique as it was
Impressive.
Whoever looks upon it as only a
parade, staged to entertain and in
terest, has not caught its inner
meaning.
The very conception had its birth
In a sentiment which was born of
profound conviction. It Illustrated
the enduring truth that right and
principle are immortal.' The ab-
tract and the Ideal were expressed in
concrete, living form and the whole
was crowned with Jeweled tears
wlch welled up unbidden when the
magic wand of memory smote the
fountain of hallowed recollections.
Such a scene can no more be ana
lyzed than can the purest emotion of
a human heart. As well attempt
with retort and crucible to reveal the
- cause of the beauty of a diamond, or
by chemical process discover the
source of the sweetness of a rose.
The parade was a tribute to a past
riotously rich In (.-lory. It was a man
ifestation of devotion to a cause
which was lost as the historian
counts the result of mortal efftct. It
was the renewal of a pledge to eter
nal principles, and a proclamation to
all the world that though they were
vanquished, they were not dishon-1
ored.
t-very man or tne thousand war
worn veterans said In his heart:
"God and our consciences alone
oive us measure or right or wrong;
me race may lie unto the swift.
The battle to the strong:
But the truth will live In history,
And blossom into song."
It was a marvelous revelation of
the spirit of the "old regime." That
spirit yet lives, thank God. War hath
not conquered it, poverty and hard
hip have not crushed It out. "The
lings and arrows of outrageous for
tune have not weakened its power.
It lives within aim above. It is the
deathless heritage handed down from
generation nnto generation, from sire
to son, from dame to daughter
jurougn a line or knightly men and
glorious women.
There was no bitterness In the
hearts of yesterday, where loving
memory held sway there was no
room for bitterness.
The old and the young lisping
childhood and hoary age the war
worn veteran, broken and seamed
, with many a scar, and tender youth
enouiea ana laughed and wept to-
, get ner.
There were cheers and tears, glad
ness and grief, heart-throbs of pain
ana neart-throbs of pleasure. While
warriors of other days recalled dis
aster in wtr. they grew glad as they
recalled the triumphs of peace. They
redeemed and rebuilt their desolated
k South. They lifted her out of the
solugh of despondency to t he lofty
heights of abounding prosperity and
. increasing power.
As they cheered when the notes of
.. Dixie smote upon the air, they heard
k in the roar of the furnace and Ue
. horn of the spindle and the whirr of
the loom the paea of the South's trl-
, amphant march to yt loftier heights
material achievement.
The world was thrilled by their
weeds nearly three score. yn agr;
. H ts now amased at what they have
aarfltnpllshed sine peer cam. -
Thru is b precedent for like
cbiTiment in all history. Valiant
MIsm Slarr Mantli Honoree at
( harming Party Ulven by I-
I- Hupcins Other Social Iti-ntx.
Marshville. October 25. Mrs. L.
E. Huggins was hostess at a charm
ing party Friday morning honoring
Miss Mary .Marsh, a December bride-
to-be with a miscellaneous shower
Suggestive of the Hallowe'en season
were the Jack o'lanterns. bats, owls,
etc., which were placed about the
room, enhancing the lovely fall flow
ers which were used in abundance
The guests were given cup towels to
hem and Mrs. Graham Hearon
ceived the prize for the neatest work,
box of stationery, which she pre
sented to Miss Marsh. The towels
were also given to Miss Marsh. Little
Frances Stevens Griffin, the two year
old daughter of Mrs. R. L. Griffin
appeared in the door attired in a
cunning Hallowe'en costume, and on
tiny express wagon she was pulling
was an immense express package.
wnirn she inrormed the guests was
for "Mawy." Miss Marsh opened it
and discovered many useful as well
as beautirul gifts. A chicken salad
course and homemade candy were
served. The guests present were
Miss Mary Marsh. Mesdames Irene
Marsh, H. C. Ashcraft. B. A. Hall
man, W. 0. Hearon, R. L. Griffin,
B. C. Griffin. Lee Bailey, H. T. Me
Bride, B. C. Parker, B. L. Blggers.
J. S. Harrell, and Miss Lillian
Stevens. -
The Amy B. Hackney missionary
society (Juniors) of the Methodist
church celebrated their splendiC
year's work with a Hallowe'en party
Friday evening at the home of their
leader, Mrs. James Harrell. The
spooks and Jack O'lanterns were
present In all their glory to greet the
youthful guests. After a short scrip
ture lesson and the collection of dues,
an old witch appeared in the door
way riding her broom stick, and
asked to tell fortunes. This done
she also consented to tell some ghost
stories. The lights were practically
extinguished only the Jack O'lanterns
being left, and scalps begin to creep
and eyes to bulge as the thrilling
yarns unfolded. After the witches
departed several rousing games were
played to restore the mental equili
brium of the party. Presently they
were Invited into the dining room
which had been lavlshllv decorated
with all the Hallowe'en phareohe-
nalia, and. the ire cream cones which
then appeared seemed the one thing
that had been lacking to make a com
plete whole. Bobbing for sanies and
eating peanuts proved Interesting.
Then a mysterious invitation Into the
side yard was heeded, and there each
of the thirty guests was presented
with a sparkler. These were all set
off at once and the heavens seemed
to open and the stars to fall, midst
the wild, delighted shrieks of the
children. It was the end of a perfect
day In truth.
ine mayor and Ms wife went in
Lnanotte Friday to the circus.
Misses Louise Foy and rtarhel
i-iaynes spent Saturday in Charlotte
Mr. u. u. Ashcraft of Monroe has
consented to met with ih citizen
snip club on Wednesday afternoon at
tnree thirty at the home of Mrs
rrang Harrell. and e ve them an in.
formal talk upon voting, and inci
dentally convert hlmeslf Into an In
formation bureau, upon that subject
tor tne time being and thus assist
these newly made citizens In cor
rectly meeting their new resnniml.
bilitlea at the polls. All the lriii
who are Interested are Invited to this
meeting. It Is not a democratic or
Republican meeting so every one
may feel assured that party issues
will not be discussed.
.Mrs. James Harrell left Saturday
morning for Whit mire and Green
wood. S. C. to visit friends and rel
atives. Llna C. Harrell.
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GIXS FOK THIUTV PAYS
If Plans Are Siircrwiful, Twenlr-Klve
M,iHnl i.innrr would shut
Down rnttil the first of ftfrember
A movement wan lnaiiFiimiori in
New Orleans Wednesday Invnlvln v
the closing of evtry cotton eln In thf
..vumi iur penou 01 tinny dayg
ucsuiuuig lYovemoer nret, as a means
10 revive conndence in th
aiized cotton market
demon
W. B. Thonin-
son. president of the Louisiana hi.
vision of the American tmtnn .can.
ciatlon, hns forwarded rejommenda-
tions to the tJresldent Of th . tan-
elation to begin the work of organlx
ing the eotton men at once with this
purpose In view. This move on the
part of Mr. Thompson Is In accord
ance with the plan set forth h th
officials of the Louisiana Glnners' ss-
socianon and other prominent din
ners of the state. In the event that
the movement proves successful. It i
estimated that twentv-flve thousands
gins mrougnout the South will h
affected and would make It Impossl
ble for the cotton- planters to market
their crop before December 1st. The
promoters of the movement express
their belief that if all the cotton sin
ners Will enter into the arr.mnt in
eloe down for thlrtv
will reach thirty cents a nAnnd h.
the end of that period. It Is stated
that the glnneit of Loulnfana will
proceed at once with the oranixatln
and that practically all the fin op
erators la this state will adopt the;
proposes pian. trresDective of wheth
er the other states loin th.m
The Texas division of the cotto aa-
aoeution has been acted to ce-ev.
rate with the SKvcKcat.
Hogville, October 25. Zero Peck
tried to build a stove flue this week
and got it so crooked the smoke-re
fused to come out. Quite a crowd
gathered at bia house to watch the
work as it progressed and to suggest
as to the best war to do it. Zero
says there are lota of people who can
tell you how to build a stove flue
most of the suggestions coming from
those who never built oqe. He will
tear the flue down and build it pri
vately next time.
I was in a large city a short time
ago and went into a stylish retaurant
for a meal. The waiter made me re
move my hat when I took a seat at a
table; said I was a man. A lady;
seaiea at tne opposite side of the
table kept her hat on and puffed ci
garette smoke In mv face.
Sile Sims had an auto expert ex-1
amine his used car veaterriav hn !
found all four of the cylinders miss
ing and told Sile so. Sile would like !
to know woo got them.
Taken all in all, Hogville is made
up of just about the same kind of
people as other places. We have the
same kind of fools as large cities
only not as many of them; the same
kiiiu 01 oiq maias eacn one awav
back yonder having turned down sev
eral, splendid offers; the same kind
o? old bachelors who have alwavs
been woman haters: a Potniastr
who would run the postotflce differ
ent from the system outlined by the
nigner-ups at Washington, and an
Old Miser who te a good deal like
other misers possibly Just a little
tighter We also have Gape Allsop,
who la Just . little smarter than
other school teachers and who has
so far been successful In makinz the
trustees of the Wild Rose school
think bo. Our town has not grown
an men m nfty years and no onetlj
hcio Kirs a urn ii u nasn t. w ih
the exception of an occasional neigh-
uuiuoou or larany row, we are a
happy, contented, aelf-satlsfled peo
ple. Among these people you csn
And several who seem to know it all,
and many who do not seem to know
anything. By the use of addition,
subtraction, and the process of elim
ination, and striking an average we
fitft'te that wt measure pretty well
with other towns, large and small.
The stove at the Postoffice will Be
put up In few days. A large crowd
will be present to witness the unveil
ing ceremonies, and to suggest as
to h"W Utt pine should be nut ia.
gether. '
The Postmaster has written to the
postoffice department at Washington
to know H he can be compelled to
accept a hive of beea for transmission
through the malls. Pending an an
swer to this Inquiry a hive of very
HI bees belonging to Alexander Moso
ley Is being held On. the front porch
at the Post flee and until this mat
ter Is adjusted anl the decks cleared
the Hogville Loafers Club, which
meets at the Postoffice dallr. hi
adjourned. j
What'i become of the dude of a
generation ago?. Today we're all
dudes from the view Dalnt of am
standard.
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