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noH -j.iJ .(.iiiiHil ln-.ilyf. vi .r;y : e
v,l Bm SAinte-pnfr rfaKeu, in Ifltfh Point'
,.-:iii'PpJnt. May.13. B4r Arm.:
:ir"'tet'g','.th negro boy,' who. 'crashed
I "Ml'ot Will Black,(?aUo..; colo'i.
liue 'bet'.UMnany this ioimin atH 'foh
ncu luiuicuiatuijr niiciwaiucff who
af ter a ch8e of speal" Jicjuri , ,
One half hour after the! attempted '
-r homtettle Officers SechresrSBifPotv
lia secured horses and put the
hound lately purchased by JSf'H
hcers, on the track
tracked the nerrro nerfectlv through
the woods, thickets and sreafoiptiaj
to the railroad track within a short
distance where tjj,e nejprfwwas cap
8fteC bjT(r5t' Kim a round
aWuVtiftnTt aTiflHAellOT 15 miles
. Or mOr- hpf"'" nuphirt.,1 llii ui..a
fleet on root -.ana maue.t good run
t4llottiW Hi eM&J.il!
might make better time.
The negro was, brought ,back and
lodged in the ''c'ItyiTJaUiJ far a pre
liminary trialili'He tanyV'tha't his
age isvi.ttfleft'5j6d;&tfct .he came
here f rom, SaafchmfEiaqs, while
Jilack came tpn spqyiUe
and ther itt'littlBb'a:ncV ftfr his re
covery!i 'iv i-
Prsmtttd a kJ(hallM. Fpltcopal
Churcli Uflicen Eleclrd Meetii
. . Mvtrv Krldnv Eveulnc .
, j , 0 1 A, jargo number, of, . young, people
met at the M. h. Church feunaay
,. anjcKperfecttHl, , tie! prganitation of
the iipwortn league with tneiollow
President ;lte v. Ii.
Bon. -- I'TI" '
Secretary Herbert Stack-. ,,,! 1
boft), .wboill baJW'ChArce of the
1 'Second 'Vice President Miss
pirtmeBt of Charity and Help -:
Third Vice PfeaidttntJet-rMa
mie; Btchardaon, .....char'e of .the
Literary Depatteettty s i
Annnie nulla; in charge of thjji rM is
s'onary Department. : '
. Mies Corrinna Auman was elected
orgauiat aud Miss- Esther At) man
agent for the iipworth Js.ru, the, or
e in of the league. . , ( i " :
, Devotional meetings will be beld
every" Fiii y night.at "'d'cKc' at
the cborch and after tliel'devotional
meeting 6n each first; Friday in. tb
month ' ft -wgnlat bnainefij meeting
Identity f Prisoner ( uptul'til in For-
7th Not Vet Eatabllahed 8
pect Captured la South
Charles Wfcitt, a negro,;,w&i
rested last welalljni
jjeiews reeit, in -rorayin gmfiiijp
Vf.-Ai-Wmti? fit Salisbury, but
inTestigation.has failed ( to, pstablish.
ne laenuiy oi iue pnuuer.
Solicitor. W. Q; . Hammer aiid
two i Witnesses. Eldridge Scales, an
intellieent deaf mute ' of Salisbury,
andSallie Hfff, a colored woman
who conducts a boarding house near
the denot is SaliBbarv; ;and 'witfb
wUobH tb4! ltgrtf ! tviho IrilletT5 M"t W
WiggiMjand a woman! wfid -passed
as hi- aiftoppe4 - B - Sataiay -
night before the murder was com-
wiifforl tiort. nuJtr.l want.tk. Win at Art
? r UaaTOlrVtBe TMlislhlafl.
Bith witnesses , Jestifie4 that the
was 'not in their opinion, the mur-
nntil his release ist.ahvarjzedy
either the sheriff of Kowan or the
solicitor. Sheriff Jnlian. 6f Rowan,
1 v&a notified. Tuesday that another
08pect whs under arret at Coowav,
, ., j--,., . , ..- , l l,vi;i
1 , Delmar, the nine-year-old son of
illilliard Hill, whnu Bhot himself
Monday evening while playinc with
pistol" at the bomn of his fathT at
Naomt Mills at Ilandleman, died
AjVgftuesdayi from injurieaieceiyed, -
M AjneetingJdf tfeBajdof Ctji-.
HU4uuec8'ui4 .8i'e.0" uiei r 1 1-
postwrr,thet. orlnabcea''rtfei'iang ,,to
lg i&t, Cheblbcking,' streets 0by
the-rail way?," an4 the4 laws pomot
?u'gibe'.ganjtary'' cohd'itkmt jo tlju.
tvtfjS; ;.;',Iq. the .'. railwayilV-'bfiP JV i
prodes that the', railway com pan v.,
blopkinff the .etreet'for :,feriod
' tiiu 'escMUaV ten jwun uLea I sbal I
anu ipe runway enjpipyes iirii,'
gpiltj;i"pT;a misdemeanor and aub
ject? to a si niilar ii ne for eacbQ.ffet).,8a.,
A new Tight was ordered Jlsjce4; at
tne a lntertkMionHot Hoo-fr auUn
i lucnt at the jail ou Sahs,-
bury Street provided that the oou,u-
ty would pay half the cost, of plac
ing and maintaining said light. , .: f
Ine appraisers appointed to re-!
port on the street condemned, which
will be opened in Noth Asheborp
rnnnirg froBt.owntetery to Salisbtiry
itreets allowed B25 as the damage
wbieh thiKirwtt'Was' liable to tne
property owners. The recommend
ation was adopted. .. ,. ,
The Board adiourned. to1 meet. to
night (ThrnJdayJ 'ftbe'rpoHe
of lOTyiag.taxesiBd-upp'Jiwting Ust
toker. ?Mu'A iuiii-UO '.n'M .,;
WHY NOT COMMECiiNT; .
,.;nATTrS-.Ji -,nH ' ,!.''"
Mr. J. T. Brit tain Will nllver Tfm M
drtwtiUcknn'ine'ncrtneni rtttlrm. ,
Tbw nommDOfment exercises ' of
W hy Not Aoadenty !arjd. Businei
Institute will be held Thursday,
May 24ta, commencing at 10 o clock
a. mv, iT.nerfci.iwiU be rec'tei'i and
declaimers contests for gold : med
als, gi yen by. the principal.
Following are the commencement
,omGig;,,Jii:JJiplin beneral Mana
ger: (if W. iscott, (;hief Marshal; L.
A. 'KibJ, ' H. T. 'Brown, W. C.
Garner, Jesse Copeland. J. A.
"Hon. "John T. Brittain, of Ashe
boro, will delkrt'.the address at 1:30
p. m. . A jare rfWu 18 expected
FRANKLINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL.
Coiulncilcrnirni Srooa Will Oprii l'rl-
day JKIallt Ahboo Band Kn-
' Th opmmeneemens of Franklin
filFe high Scbool Vwill take place
hkit ' Satuf day,' the' . 1 9th . Friday
night an entertainment will be given
fcy tbe small pnpiJs': Saturday will
be given to commencement exercises
followed Saturday, night by one of
the; hest plays in the history of the
school. ., Aqhebiiro cornet band will
tnrnuib jnusic." The gaces of the
city! rill be throw u wide open to re-civfe-the.
large crow4 that, is expect
ed "io. attend and a hearty welcome is
estenutu waiu , ; '.'
Toe' Mmoieflotmntt exerciiie8 of
the Randlemaiu Qiaced Schools will
begin Sunday;Jnt'rd':' Ou 'that
dav the baccalaurate sermo'i will be
rreacneu ry itev a. l,. rowi-i, pas
tor of First Baptist church, High
p0int N C L
begin at 10 a. nn
E. D.' xW)W4h(ir8f; ot Greensboro,
will make aud educational addiess
at ii: 30.. ' " : , , . : .
The exercises will close with an
operetta given Tuesday evening at
U. - 1 Mandolph Boqk Club.
last with Mrs.
This was the
last meeting r'.EFleprii
wtiik of the cTujb h& oeei
ng, and the
tor tne summty:, A-tji
ajnointel to ff&de' a constitution
ind by lawjrr'tk.auother to
arrange and"1 jj pi,, 'ed'xprogram
fornex,.: " .
Aitr nit uosmetiH wssmhi airs.
RedJjv drflightf ''IteattrtanwU the
memlLrsff the X ..',: .vv
i '-ffwBdjt terk C.-idt Mlyt. I y
A V&i' de1pb1ii vnlica.t.' as be
gnu ojii !'iqathe.'Ottai en w gold
mine, eni 7 niw -s in Kan-
dolph couht,'. . T. : i tiolines Page
is managing director of the company,
and last week $15,000 worth of new
machinery was unloaded there foi
the purpose of economizing the pro-
dnction of gold. i
wj 1 TX3it Siti nnnuu.
Ilank'i Lodge at, ('raiiklluyl.IU Entera
iiportaKrtvTTar ToWtmU;p8un J'
1 'rti'h'Amf aehoel foMVcrhtron. .
"i M)..!ATlrea.''bne Of our .au
'fcessful "tiouifrytfetf kn'dtodk grow;J
ers baa added to his stock farm two
:fiue blooded Harvard1 'guitjea pigs.
'These at'etbe:!f5'nest-;t)rgs ofi the kmU
tbat cbu'ld'be obtaiMd ahd;"wiirJ Be
wafishMltlif -Tertat' l''Uitl
;1 At k Hi'eetitl'g Jbf. :HahrlTs;'iLodge-
wei'e-;'i'uUni'hTdtfFrJ electe'd'- for 'the
tress, nV'.''M'3'(?.'j;wRuep; S. Wi
Q. H. Jon'ifefarW. W." IV Maner,
Treas.Td. Hr'Jul'taii' Sec'and JrC.
M.-jtiW, .HiW. feg
' Mf,.ilJroei'Man? hds"' resigned Jms
poslffou;1' witti "t tM ';FranklintiUe
goiie out to'sfeelr'iis,''tortnne' mi the
Woa'd'woHdi5' f' -vi.h
";Url-' and 'Mri. ; .t': ,T: "Jordan, of
Trby'.Tet;, yiBitedTo'th cmnani-
ty Uarst'Veek,,,; 'W, 'Voriituh, isa eon
of OW tow'nshiilKe.v James Jer
'dan,i;-and vii1 brother of 'WrV E.i W;
JoWla'ri'.'-'i'Hrv'ha8 been' ljving.in
TesevetaTylir ';'1; :i'tf:
Wei'ha'd ''uifeW severe'. frost'pn the
?iight".of f he')seventfi which did con
Biderilblo '"damage to 'all1 growing
crJps 8lilI'in'some, cakes 'completely
destrbj'ed,''lgarfferis and .truck farme.
Bdrte ' of our. Jie'dple ' attended
itiehtorial exercises; t(t S.hflbh'ihn.rch
!'. Mii'vVe'atnerly ftnti ' JariieB Buie,
'M'r8;'Mai'r Manes-' has" moved hee
family to 'High . Falls, on Haw River,
Mr; and ' Mrs. Jiugn, : rarics, j t..
vritna friends m 'Ashebdro ' Siinday.
' The Franklihville Township Sun
day ecbool convention' will 'be held
at Giles' Chapel the fourth Sunday
inJane'.1 "'' 'v,; ,,r.
' Mr. Abe Hndsdn,' of Rahdleman,
spent Sunday In towh." '
Mr. Hi A. Rnssell has improved
considerably ifl' the' last fetf days.
A fine nine pound "boy is "stopping
Witll 11U1I. ' . i
Mr. 'Duncan Dove and hiR spn,
I race, made a business trip
, . SYSTDMATIC FARMING.
Ilut WorluMl Wouilrra In tlie Vli
1 . ,f fc'rHiilklluilllr.
Some of onr people' including
your cori-espondent, Mrs. L. t. b
tresp, Mr. and Mrs. J. r. liiowei,
Minsrs. Bell Dove, and lVittTr '.Lit
terloah spe"t Sunday with Mr. K.
W. Jordan aud fumilv who uvea
short dittnt uorth.of the tiitv ainl
while we did not go espt-cialh to
see tbe'ihjpi'ovenieuts made on thi-
farm, - 'When we' 'reint-mber ' thai
before Mr.- Jordan moved tht-re a
few years ago it was considered tb
pooinst farm in ' the community,
so poor that it was said that it was
not safe for a rabbit to pass that
way without' carrying a lunch with
it and when we found ourselves
surrounded ; by ' a fine garden and
trunk farm laden with several
species of vegetable already ripe for
market and when we looked across
the broad fields of '39 acres of the
finest wheat we have set n this season
we could not bslp but feel proud of
Our hosfe who by hard work and
.ifetfUigsftt JnjflgJiaa--no.w mm .oil
the best farms in the communitv.
But the best part of the visit es
pecialiy: fW y bur jeoxraspfondtint was
when the noon hour came and we
fiwercUHidoot&d'ihfo the dining room
and invited to a seat by. a Ions
table loaded .with the best of
tions prepared - bj Mrs.1 Jordan, aud
told " to help oil rstelfeBs Mr, -'ditir
it, .would have don. .you,v gwd u
have seen youicqrreBponduiV helj
ing hiuiee f ' wit!) both hands ernpn
ing dish after ;disb ahd calling for
more. , ; '';.'
tatrtta Alleged to Hove Occurred at
nTrboro, ail AooneeA Mao "Will be
. . -,'!-.; ; .. 'j Eitxajdltea.. ,:, ,,
Cleveland. O.i May 15, William
T. Spaith, auditor of the Carl Hag-'
edbeek'Bhtagi was arrested here last
night, ' charged, with the. theft of
$30,000, from the ticket, wagon . of
the Forepauf h'Sells' show in Octo
ber,' 1904, whihj he was ' pnrphasei
for that nteJ-prUe.1., .
Tbe.ipbbery, it is alleged, ocour-'
red at.Tarboro, N. C - The arrest
was1 made by bheriff Karp and
Deputy Phelan, of Columbus. ,, ,
,, jbxtradition paerahave ben pre
patel andlhewil) be t k-n to North
Carplina for trial. " . , , i
MAY BE PARDONED.
C ane of Bob Small, Formerly of HoVet'ti,rrV''Wetvai-ewlu'Dlic?''lttulldlMK
vi;,' Board of 0o.u1h (CaroOua. j ?-!
uuMf.'. J.:iTi: Brittain returned
yesterday afternoon frqin, C.olqmbia,
S. IC., where he wento present, !tbe
Cas'e1" of "Bob Small. ' son of Kelly
Stefatt of Pperrt.ibefofe the bokrd;-o'f
ftaVaoLs of South' Carolrna. Saialh
jfrvifl be remembered;' wa8 coh victed
W'tiQ mdrdef of -'Begro'at Dar-
iiDgron -anu "is" nnuer isenience oi
"wjb' ' , pardbtt,'boMt:,cb''t1ie4,
ipeciM session Thesday;' spent !praa
tically the entire session "witbthe
betering in behalf 6f 'a tbmmbtation
Of the deafli'8el(iteMCe'.,'l,rjt;" ,!" ' '
"Mr.' Brittaiji-is'Vefy. hopeful! and
'believes attecrsios wmch'ivrir conr
mute the sentence will' be 'Veacbed
M this gessionv ! -'' - 'I - T j
t ;r,y. GQpD .ROADS RAIXY ,;
1MB Crowd Attended tae Meetin' at
r(!n'Houdlntait fa.tnrda)''nPr. Sum-: '
! s.The Good, t Roads 'Association 'of
RandJeman held, a. vaUy, at the.Grtid
etf -.School Attditoripm.' Saturday.'
Thftiattendanoe was good, and mncji.
interest i in thetBioremeafc for ri?ad
improvement was shown, t,fiiMr.:Ji
Van Lindley, of, Pomonay j- made a
strong argunieh.tn, f aypr , of good
roads.. . , "..;;,'. : ''""
.i jPf. tV.'.I, Sumnej clearing 6fi
tWgro'ttod. opposite , lQtr Elliott
Company, preparatory ,to Jerectipg
a' lree brick building, '!,"; ,v ,.
'ii',. JR. 0. U.'a.' M. :;v,' :
Afleboro. Council, No. .109 Oi'Hiili-il
Saturday by Mr. Illitxhnw,
' ' ''' of Wbrthvlllr. ' ' '
A,pheboro , Council, ., Kp.; ,!190,
Junior" Order of United . American
Mechanics, was uj-ganjd , 'Saturday
night with thirty-live charter mem
bers. . Mr. , (j. ,.W, Ilinshaw, of
Wortisville .wiw niaati-r of ., cere-
moiin-e. ; ...
V. C Hammond was elected
Ciuik;i f 'omiu inder: J. B. Robbins,
ie'i!urdiug.secrftaryainl J. S, liidgp,
tiiaii ial. itH-ret.irv. I h Cnnnml
will in. f in the Pythian hall every
I iies'luy 1 1 u lit. ,
Fi oriiiu for Old People'
The following progrini hs lteu
arranged for Ol.l People's Day,
which will be cuMratfd at the
Win thville Sunday school the first
Sunilitv in J mie. '
UeadiiiLr and rrayer A. G. Myrick
Soni' There is a Fountain Filled
with Blood. '
Mv Esnliest Impressions C. S. Red
dick, J. O. Arnold, A. J. Luck,
Hymn Children of the Heavenly
My duty L. R. Hughes.
Children's Song. ...
Talk to Cbildreu-r-Pror
Newlin. : .
EVEKIN'G 7: 30 o'clock.
An Address to Young People will
be delivered by Prof. TIioh. Newlin.
Va a Ualiant Soldier.
" in the death -of Mr.- Joel Cran
ford, in , Union tow, oship, Monday
morning another gallant soldier,
who fought bravely for the stars
and bars,. .jra,'. taken !.from . the' list
which is rapidly growing shorter
year by year.',., Mr. .Cranford was
ii years old and was a most highly
esteemed citizen. , The deceased
bad been in , declining health for
three Years. ,., . ,
Mr. Cranford .was buried at High
Pin, Wedneedoy. , He leaves a wife
and four children, Mi. Velie Cran
ford, of White House; Mr. Charlie
Cranford, of Eleazer; Mr. Filmore
Cranford, of New' Hope, and Mrs.
Ben Kearns, of iarmer.
v ' DIED.' .
I). J. Staley died May Y at ' his
home in Liberty, aged 75, after a
lingering illness of about two y( a s.
He leaves a wite apd two sisters,
Mrs. Eli Foglenaan, of Liberty, and
Mrs. Brower,, of ,Liberty township.
Mr.. Staler was. one of Randolph's
most highly esteemed citizens and
an old Confederate soldier with a
The N. C. Division of the Travel
er's Protective Association mt-t in
Greehsboro last week. 1 C. F. Long
worth of High Point was elected h
vice lnesident. The Association will
meet in High Toint hext year.
at: io.:.! i(ia j-iimi-li ; .i-iir:.'i-!
it uIji vi FROM HIGH POINTii
Hte-aiirf Perndiinl Irtrnrlou.
i j.Rev.:,WjfBradhaWj:ah1:oldM "Ran
do! ph- Boy", and ' Rer-Thoms I Car;
Titfk.vthe piMrtr,are:i c6ndtiritlugi'',a
Vert Btc'Ceafnf teSval at ' Often ,t.
Baptjst ChUrfch. .''; '" . tirt. : .,t,.f
'Bpt'muu, y,o(ig. Jiiep t t,o .friends-
church. It was a.gimat .Sfimoir to
khosepresent. . .i;.,iv.. r1 ;-)
x .Yard Masted ' Brown ' say ji ' t hiit
if .this Is .the dun'"seas(tii,r'that ' lie
don't want ;to' bi?b duty !"t heii ilie
busjf sek'sahVsetln' 'This is. wj
B'eiBaid'. t'a '''rVbdrter. wbuu . asket
QW, bnsluius, ,. wa.",' id tlie, shipping
line. ,,,..! ,,,.,.,. . -d ill-,. ; ... ,t"
(Our puolic building site-is being
Ktoaea alter now. rue rost ; Orhde
Departmeiit'Wrll swid a!'ian' here,
to,locate the sitesooii7. Doqga'ri Davis
haafii1 gotki'' sl'te at "the 'comer 'of
liuaiiiaiiu yoiiimerce ptreets,- to or
'i.7i 'l('J'- . ".':.'. . . .
.W.I. U JVM '..!; Un, ,,, .
..CoUlitj' politic i coming to ..the
front, ttOHio., J.IL.Mi lis is a,, er'aug
candidate . tor- oannaissioner.i , :
hav sevelal good' cUndidates ' td f
f ef 'al t&e'"c6ryireWrii,M!.1' : I '-.:
"Mf.'C'J.'S.tout and .'fafuil v bave
moved farther, sontli'Qnlai'n'St;
.' .'.'Bin" Uiget,ia,4lj,,upei.iutetid-'
ant of tbe Suow Lumbev Company'
tearus.,,1; i .,;...!.. ..cr
" rjjji; speuoeni-was In- the ; ctfv
' Wi N.; Elder' was orr :the'"streeta
looking after purchitsjiu'g reaT,';eistate
hist Satnr'day. ',',' ' p '., i
, , Ns ,C,' Eu'giish . was here ' last
week. ... .'.l.-i-, 1 ;. ......
, Mitohel Retidiok . has. accepted a
position-, with A;- J. Owens, of
Trinity, in his dry goods store:'
'The Thirteenth Anniversary Ex
ercues, of ehe.1 1 Hii'li Point Normal
and Industrial School commenced
yesterdiiV." The 'aAhbiii ser'iiioii was
picaciieu Sunday by , Isev. : J. C
Rub'iius, of this city. ,, The aunual
a.ldress, will be. delivered by JJr. T,
,F. ,Marr, of . the -Washington St
church. - Capt. A. M. Rankin one
of the school committe made an
inppection of the school woik. and
h pleased with Prof. Gii.'Kn
the New York Friends will be ask'
ed for additional buildings. .
June Johnson, has returned from
Iln ndlenian, where he did some sur
veying, for the new street work. .
Noah McDowell Irom near Al
len Nance's store, was here last
week to attend the funeral of his
-oil's little child
Thesurveyois are at work on the
belt line of the new railroad. The
new road will be built and . will be
of untold benefit to this city aud
PROVIDENCE SCHOOL LIBRARY.
Many Sw Hooka Added to the t'ollrit-
loii f eraonala and other If otes.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. White at
tended Friends Quarterly Meeting
lit Rocky River Saturday and Sun
day. May 12th and 13tb.
Dewey Wilsou, sou of Prof. J. C.
Wilson, starts to Baltimore in a few
days where he goes for an opera
tion. We also hear that Mr. S. E.
Coble is going again.
I here is to be a missionary meet
ing at Providence all day Tuesday,
May 15, conducted by Mrs. Wil
liams, nee Miss Anna Edgertou.
Mr. C. , Li., Cranford recently
killed four head of. cattle on ac
count of hydrophobia. They had
been, bitten by his owi dog.
Another lot of booKs for Provi
dence Graded School Library is in.
Through the offoits' of the teachers
of 1905 auilT906 one huudred ne
books were added to the library-
each book to. be furnished with a
nice label. , , ...
., JUMiiiriana, ry JUeeft I n g a.
' Mrsw Ancie Edgerton ' Williams, a
returned missionary from India, will
d.'liver amiesioiirr address at the M.
E; church ih Asbeboro on the evening
of Thuisday, May 24. .Mrs. Wil?
hams will also deliver addresses at
Science Hill, Monday1- afterncou.
My 21st at 3 o'clock mid Tuesday
morning May 22rd; at 10 o'clock.
at Back Creek.
The Raudleman Township Sunday
School ..'Convention, will be held the
third Sunday in June, 190G, at ' St.
Johns church in Itandleman. The
dale has been chnnged fronthe 3rd
annaay in aiay to me aoov uate on
account of conflicting with the re
vival meetings in the various
"E'0 WiMiawson, Pies.
l ift tH.'I 2 '-r nirt
SoutH'Car'oliria Senator "Again At
tacks President Roosevelt.
a., i.. n '! ii:: in -,ll !T
CHARGES. HIMiTi BApFAITH.
tfclrf KwecnlMe iHtpmy Hold' Front
(for Ila.a-y KAtelrKUltlolvhiit
; Clufudea nyjhanln:rri-
, f ltloi Ike Crlala,.
I . .,? i! Vt.tr- ll
r.Ftir ydayst.i,'i'he.JSeie.?oiiiaiuber at
.yasngion. :haa:ibenv,tlie aoene of
tt animated debate oa.the, Hepburn
railed rate bilL.i.It has been sifted
thoroughly and after several'days of
hard Eghting it had reach ed'a point
where the people's wkbei'''ccinld be
' ''"Then g-xnie a;sl)jhi p''.'.'ti'e, ' cause
of )yf bibh '; was ' t'ea4',' by .Senator
Tillman, of South C'aVpjiua, ,. Satur
day, Senator Tillniai.. .sevpnely ar
reig'uejd. President P.wdevelij far his
action during , the tiebata.iniallowing
biiuselfj to surrendeFlO the1 anti-railroad-,
rate gang; -.!, i..-. -".i, y.
, 'ThenchaYge8 to alarmed the-Presi-defit'thtfChe,
the seriate' bratfdin'"the statement
'asfalse;.' ' Pp'siti.testinjony )h the
p rbsecu tlon 'jft i IJi , presen ted , soon ,
however,.,' ,' .,v,lt...U' vii.i
Thos. J. Pence, -writing., to the
Neil's .Observer says: . -.. ..,
,-The cbawge of bad faith:' against
President 'with reference to' the rate
bill, whieb'-wa made' with many
evidences' ' Of circiimstattcHl' , proof
Saturday; gave the '.stuid old , Senate
a Sensation such ag. ,t'has' notknown
in a long, while. .", .... ,
Every man in: Washington, yho is
the .( least,- informal, ., knows that
Roosevelt surrendered to the Aldrich
orowd in. the . Senate at the very
moment" that an" effective rale bill
had-secured -a' sufficient1 number of
Votes to guarantee its passage.',' The
proof Was 'hot expected sn sooii,' but
your Uncle Ben Tillman sharpened
bis bludgeon, and did the job in
such a fashion as to carry dismay to
the f resident s friends.
The President does not d ny anu
cannot deny - that he faToied the
Bailey amendment as the most de
sirable of the many proposed up un
til a lew uays prinr.ro his surrender.
Ex Senator .Chandler's word is
not necessary to corroberate , this
statement, for Mr. Roosevelt so ex
pressed himself to a score of Demo
crats who called at the White House.
But as the old saying go?s in North
Carolina there is a lie out, aud it is
between the President, Senator Till
man and ex-Senator Chandler. To
night Chi ndler is with Senator Till
man at his home, and declines to be
interviewed. There is the beet of
authority for saying that the ex
Senator read and approved the state
ment made bv Senator Tillman be
fore it wasTead in the State.
OWENS STILL LIVES.
itowau Farmer'! Wound Have Slot
Yet Proved Fatal Hope of
John Owens, of Rowan county,
who was stabbed by Chas. Brady,
with his father, Jas. A. Brady, as
accomplice, is still living and the
physician attending says the chances
for recovery are good.
Brady s tat'ier was given a pre
liminary hearing undtr habeas cor
pus at Salisbury Saturday and was
pi iced under a $2,500 bond, in de
fault of which he was remanded to
jail to await the developments in rhe
conditiion of their victim.
Owen's injuries are most serious,
ugly wounds appearing on the
breast, sides and bead, The knife
entered the left breast putting off a
part of the lung. ...
Floated Matty Colon
Mr. Julia J. White has been ap
pointed postmaster ' at Trinity,' to
succeed Miss Amanda Leach, who
recently died. ' Mr. v hite was 6nce
a Democrat and was in the Senate
of 189. He came to the surface on
the Ahance wave. While in . the
Legislature be voteuaga:nst the, es
tablishment of the corporation com
mission.... "This prt -aa end to his
political career as a Democrat.1 He
was afterwards elected as a Fusion
ist and was known in the legislature
as a Pritchard Populist. He was
appointed, postmaster, at Trinity
over the application of , a most ex
cellent lady, who was supported, by
a petition from a large majority of
the patrons of the office.