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LC2IS61C2UY FOR TAFT.
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No one in Washington today ii
betting on President Taft's dec-
tion in November. The most, in
timate friends admit that
thai- outlook tor hit election ii
gloomy: The donoensus of opin
ion among Demoorats and Repub
licans seems to be that the form
r will feet the next Preaident if
thcojro&ioi whioh meets in
Baltimore this week niakee a wise
The a&iiode of Senator LaFol-
lettewUrhftve something to do
with the organisation of the new
party, it is said by leadiug Repub
licans. If the progressive from
Wisoonsin advis a the progressive
Republican of the West to stay in
the party and support the nomi
nee, Mr. Taft, it may hold many
Republicans in line. Though
with what has gone bbfore it is ex
tremely doabtfnl if LaFollette
oan support Taft.
Colonel Rootevelt's nomination
at the Orchestra Hall convention
Saturday night in Ghioago, will
in the opinion of many leading
Democrats, so greatly weaken Mr,
Tafi's hold upon the rank and file
of ths voters of the party that it
will likely make him the le im
portant of the three candidates.
Republicans who are not swayed
by personal prejudices, naturally
realize that this split in the. par
ty at the Ghioago Convention,
Bust carry with it serious conse
quences for the future, espeotally
when they take note of the large
'majority given to Colonel Roose
velt over Mr. Tf t in States where
recent primaries were held.
Borne will vote for Mr. Taft be
cause they do not, wish tto desert
the regular party, but there are,
without ): doubt, thousands - who
Roosevelt's progressiva policies
that they will not hesitate to
break all ties and come out in the
open against the old party led by
States like Illinois, California,
Maine, Ohio, Maryland and New
Jersey, where Roosevelt received
many thousand more votes than
Taft,- are all important to the
presidential election, and it is
doubtful, after the bitter personal
contest at. Chicago, many say,
whether Itfr . Taft oan hope to se
cure the eleotoral vote of any of
the above named States. Roose
velt's following in those States
is great and level headed Repub
licans admit it.
6111 Up Til Fight.
Durham, June 80. Judge Gra
ham of the recorder's court yes
terday afternoon abandoned his
Attempt to compel the various
railroads of the city to appear-before
him in chambers and make a
statement ai to how much whisk
ey and to whom had been shipped
since May 20. Judge Graham
stated that he had reached the
conclusion that in the absenoe of
warrant against any particular
person he could not require the
railroads to produce their records.
However, he stated that he
could examine any official of the
road individually. Gaps Tellia
ferro, agent of the Norfolk &
Western road, was examined and
testified as to what he knew about
the receiving of the liquid here
He was the only witness examined
And notbiug further was done.
Tks Ktssi Exprusis Coofidinci In Clark.
Washington, July l.An
ewering the attacks upon
Speaker Clark, in the Balti
more convention, the house
adopted a resolution, intro
duced by Representative
Austin, a republican, of Ten
neesee, as follows:
"The members of this
house, regardless of politics,
express full confidence in the
honor, integrity and patriot
ism of the presiding officer of
this house, the Honorable
It was passed unanimously,
republicans and democrats
B8i.6f6U Cmnos Drmed Satsrtfti,
loL Yet Recovered.
Mount Holly. June 80;-The
bodyofQad Oanonn who was drown
ed near hereSaturday morning to
nether with Jeff Fisher, whose
body was recovered, still rests in
the bed of Oatawba river. Can
non's body was located late Sat
urday Afternoon and today an ef
fort was made to bring it to the
surfaoe. Urapplicg hoods were
used and when it was started from
the bottom of the river the man's
shirt tare loose and the body - evi
dently floated off down the
Searching parties have lined
the river banks all day but when
darkness came on this evening the
body was still in the water. Par
ties are watching the shoals below
where the man was drowned so
that if the body should float down
it can be rescued ...
The hole where the two - men
lost their lives is something like
20 feet deep, 80 feet wide and 75
feet long. It has long been
known as a tresoherous place and
the young men evidently had for-
gotten about it or they would not
have ventured so near.
PfiierTlit Predlctid Diane itlc Saccm.
Rev . Henry M. Wharton, pasr
of Branttev Baptist ohuroh, of
Baltimore, offered prayer at the
opening of the Democratic con
vention in Baltimore Friday after
noon, and here is what he said, as
reported by the papers?
VWe have reached the time in
the history of this convention
when of all other Thy wisdom is
"The affairs of our government
seem about to pass to other hands
and will it please Thee that they
may aooept the tremendous . re
sponsibility and discharge t the
trust that shall be given onto their i
Bands with sincerity and With
'conscientious performance of duty
and we pray Thee that Thou wilt
guide the oounoils of this hour in
he seleotion of a candidate for the
presidency of our great country
and that Thou wilt give us a man
who fears God, who is guided by
His word and whose heart turning
in sympathy to the great multi
tudes who daily toil for their liv-
mg ana lor tnose aear to weir
"Wilt Thou give us a man who
will guide our ship of state out
from the ioebergs of greed and
selfishness into the high sees of
prosperity. May the olouds whioh
have darkened our skies pass away
and the muttering thunder of dis
content be heard no more for
The prediction of Democratic
auooess met with approval express
ed in an outburst of applause after
the conclusion of the prayer. .
Washington, July 1. An al
leged counterfeiting conspiracy
hatched more yesterday of Percy
H. Carman, in the United States
treasury, is being unearthed by
the secret service as the result of
the arrest in Baltiderk of the
auditors office, of the treasury
department, charged with raising
one dollar notes on ten. Another
arrest will be made. Oarman
laid the scheme bare. His al
leged co-conspirator is a clerk in
the auditor's office. Oarman rose
to the clerkship from an elevator
Negro Killed At Wendell.
The Raleigh polio were noti
fied today of the killing at Wen
dell yesterday of Gill Hubbard by
Joe Cook. Both were negroes.
It seems that Cook shot Hubbard
four times with a pistol, and Hub
bard after being mortally wound
ed, pursued Cook until overcome
by loss of blood, when he fell
dead . The shooting ocourred near
a negro lodge and was the out
growth, it is said, of an old feud.
vjook msue nis escape, it was
said today that Hubbard hit
uook s sister ana ner escort over
their heads with apiece of. soant-
ling sometime ago, lopping of a
piece of the woman's oar.
WAKE COUNTY SAVED UOXEY.
6w $5 OQO 6almd Mit Ken Siltrj
Spies for Officer
By reason of the salary system
in force in Wake county during
the year that ended June 1, the
road and sohool funds were saved
$5,548 85; There is no getting
around these 'figures. Auditor
Holding placed $8,250 additional
in the treasury by his activity,
and ho figures that there as at
least a clear saving of 810,000 to
the people of the county.
This saving of course is afUrjchurch all that time." To a
the salaries for the various officers
and clerks, including' the ar ditorv:! church the 'sfeenge''. lady
had been paid. Mr. Holding
report, . whioh was submitted eert she had baan welcomed
the board of county commissi Ja; j. 'he church exce$by the pas
ers today, is as follows : - " t,ofAihevilU Gaclile-News.
''I beg to submit herewith stated 1 ..-.IfJ
ment showing the net balance to Mt0r Worts SlfS f ihJlealBttiei WtS
benefit of general county, sroad PreClireS UojOStlj 123
and school funds after settling t tsrWah. . n i
witbhe respective officer, the- pifc,
county fothe year ending JohiflivA TAmihliWn nrnl
"I beg especially to
attention to the faot ithat
h'tiidfM bill makesiipthd expenditures, 4eelared
platfi 1fiat the fees, commissions
emolumenti that heretotoreJ
went to the personal ored it of the
several offioers themselves, should,
after payment in full to said offi
cers, their salaries and clerical
assistance, go to the benefit ofVhe
road and sohool funds underd
by virtue of your, recef taling
wnereoy you relieve jgistr
of deeds from the o&ntion of
the taxes,, keeping tejnty rec
ord of aooounts, making eut re
ports, statements, ettt? for whioh
the former register of 'deeds re
ceived $1,815 ; also, whereby 'the
settlement of the sheriff, shows
only 2 90 per cent commission as
against 4 per cent heretofore, mak
ing fcdifferenceot 4-10 per csnt,
or ,04.13 You thereby deprive
the road and school fond or f4,-
819.45, whioh properly belongs to
said fund. However, these and
other matters are made plain in
the report whioh follows :
Net balance to road and school
fund after paying register of deeds
and olerks, $1,513 63. Net bal
ance to road and sohool fund after
paying clerk of the court and
clerks, $1,687.12. Net balanoe to
road and sohool fund after paying
sheriff and olerks, $8,889 41. Net
balanoe to road and school fund
after paying treasurer and olerks,
$758 . 80 . Less to road and sohool
fund salary of auditor, $1,750.
Balanoe to benefit of road and
sohool fund, $5,548.85.
"General oounty by amounts
heretofore paid register Of deeds
for computing the tax lists, $1,-
815; by amounts heretofore paid
sheriff, 1.1 per oeut additional,
$2,504 .45 ; by amounts heretofore
paid purchasing agent, $880; by
amount delinquent taxes ferreted
out and collected by auditor, $8,
250. Less computation of taxes
and balanoing books of assessors,
$900. Total benefit to general
county fund, $6,994.45. Total
benefit to general county roads
and schools, $12,540.80 Raleigh
Gmersnsnt Will Run Ob.
Washington, July 1. The sen
ate and house agreed to a resolu
tion tending the current appro
priations through July, thus pre
venting a tieup of the machinery
of the government, whioh was
threatened by midnight. The
situation was caused by oongress'
failure to pass some of the big ap
For every purpose of a flesh
healing liniment for man or beast
there is no remedy more powerful
than DARBY'S PROPHYLAC
TIC) FLUID It is in addition to
its effectiveness on the flesh a
wonderful internal remedy. It
relieves. Cramps. Colic, Dysentery.
Sore Throat, Swollen Tonsils, and
Sick Stomaoh. As a disinfectant
for the sick room it is of extraor
dinary value.- It destroys germs
and purines the air. Added to
the water for bathing the face of
a fever patient it is not only re
freshing, but it tends to allay the
fever. Price 50 - ots per bottle.
Sold by All Druggists.
Tke Stringer Bid Bees Tfcrijti Years.
A Charlotte pastor some . tme
ago. the; Chronicle says, gave tig
flock a slight upraiding for their
coldneis aooTlaok of Cordiality in
welcoming new people, into the
church. One lady ibofc it upon
herself after service to speak to a
strange woman who was stated be
side her. Assured ol m most cor
dial weloome and asked how ' long
she had lived in Charlotte, the
"strange" lady replied: - " I've
b9en living in Charlotte ten years
eh& have been a member of this
friend whom she had met outside
vid that wis the first time in the
IftMinir in the eenMe todav'a
lllyKl&dlutioii to investicrate re-
t campaign contributions
that Jfreaident 'rail's re--nominations
had- bsen pro
ctired unjustly aHd illegally.
"California needed no new
party," he said, -Slnd the re
publican party flight, better
go down to defeat for the
sins of its leaders and MSome
up four years hence, than to
form a new parfo" - -w kV
4 It lfci Blirk-BrplSpit.
Sunday brought no cessa
tion of hostilities between
William J . Brya and: Speak
er Champ Clark. ' Both gave
out statements tonight.
Mr. Bryan sought to justi
fy his poBiUoa in opposing
the Speaker fotfte prt3Hiden-
given Wmy4le8 Mur
phy and the ofliBr members
of the New York delegation,
denominated by the Nebras
kan as "wax figures."
Mr. Clark declared "false
and infamous" Mr. Bryan's
implied accusations that the
vote of the delegation placed
him under obligations to J.
Pierpont Morgan, August
Belmont and Thomas F Ryan.
The Clark statement was
in the form of a letter to
Senator Williom J. Stone, of
Missouri, replying to one
urging him to remain a cans
didate before the convention
until a nomination was made.
Mr. Clark pledged himself to
do so, but said that had it
not been for the fact that a
majority vote had been cast
for him on eight successive
ballots he would not encour
age any movement that might
tend to create a deadlock
Baltimore Dispatch, June 80
June 24. The farmers have
most of their wheat and oats in
the barn. Wheat is not so good
this year. It did not ripen as it
Quite a bit of fruit and berries
R. I. W. Klnttz is settinff his
lumber on the ground and expeoCs
to begin the erection of his new
dwelling this week.
The Rook boys and the Faith
boys had quite a ball game Satur
The Farmers' Union at this lo-
oal had an important meeting
The young folks are going to
give an entertainment soon.
They were out Friday evening
Roads in this section are any
thing but what they should be,
C. A. Fisher had an old time
sineine Sunday afternoon at
Rook's Grove ohuroh. Saw.
Insect Bite Costs Log.
A Boston man lost his leg' from
the bite of an insect two years be
fore. To avert such calamities
from stings and bites of insects
use Buoklen's Arnioa Salve
nromptly to kill the poison, and
prevent inflamatioc, swelling and
nain. Heals burns, boils, ulcers.
piles, eosema'cutB, braises. Only
20 cents at an oxuggistx.
HEALTH AND HYSIENE.
How to Ktep C: jl la Wira Weifkir.
To the popular mind this title
may suggest a cool veranda.
paim leat tan and plenty ox loe
water. But a great degree of com
fort may be 'obtained by he ob
servance of these simple rules than
4y using any amount of ioed
First, oie plenty of water.
Drink all th cool water you wish,
but avoid ice water. It it really
an enemy in disguise, as it retards
One of your best friends during
this eeason is the bathtub. Fre
quent bath are necessary for re
moving the excretions of the skin
and keeping the pores open ,
Surf bathing is excellent, but
those who cannot indulge in it
will find an occasional : sea salt
bath refreshing and invigorating.
Seoondly, choose your food
much more carefully than in cool
weather. Avoid all heavy, heat
prodacing foods, such as meats,
rich gravies, hot pies puddings;
and cake. Substitute a diet con
sisting in fruits, green vegetables,
cereals, , eggs,' light meats, and
simple deserts, and you will over
oome tnat feeling of depression
whioh follows a heavy meal on a
warm day. ,
Wear loose, porous, light oloth-
mg. it should be changed fre
quently, as it soon becomes, clog
ged with the exoretions of the
An. Take plenty of sleep if you
do not wish to be a heat victim .
Take moderate exexoise, but avoid
violence. Do not allow yourself
to worry over trifles or to become
unduly exoited. Follow the hot
weather rule of Kipling's famohr
doctor: "Go slow and keep
oalm." V. '
! - V..-v 4 f KSJ S 4S
If troubled with I sleeplessness.
est an early and light supper of
easily digested" food, or. better.
eat no supper at all . Do not en
gage in exoiting conversation or
amusements during the evening.
At an early hour, prepare to re
tire determined to sleep. Just
before going to bed, soak the feet
ten minutes in hot water, oool it
a little at the close.
Bating between meals is a gross
breaoh of the requirements ot
good digestion. The habit many
have of eating 'fruit, confection
ery, nuts, sweetmeats, etc, be
tween meals is a certain oause
of dyspepsia .
Filth and stagnant water breed
flies and mosquitoes. Flies and
mosquitoes give us typhoid, ma
laria and a lot of intestinal dis
eases. See the point?
Never use the eyes when they
are tired or painful, nor with an
insufficient or dazzling
Lamps should be shaded.
The outdoor season is herd.
Make the most of it.
habits make for good
Till Briwosville Regiment la Trouble.
Seattle, July 1. All the negro
soldiers of the four oompaniesof
the twenty-fifth infantry. The
Brownsville regiment," station at
Fort Lawson, are confined in quar
ters in an effort to identify the ne
gro soldiers who attacked Mrs. F.
Pratt, a white woman in front of
her; home Saturday night. All
the soldiers will be lined up and
the woman will try to identify
What flakes A Woman?
One hundred and twenty pounds
more or less, of bone and- muscle
don't make a woman. It's a good
foundation. Put into it health
and strengtn and sue may rule a
kingdom. But that's, just what
Bleotrio Bitters give her- Thous
ands bless them for oVerooming
fainting and dizzy spells for dis
pelling weakness, nervousness,
baokaohe and tired, listless, worn
out feeling. "Bleotrio Bitters
have done me a world of good,"
writes Eliza Pool, Depew, Okla.,
"and i tnank you, witn ail my
heart, for making inch a good
medicine," Only 50o, Guaran
teed by all druggists,
SOUTHERN R. R. BRIDGE.
? DUiMMB OP POOL TOTH.
1 dreamt, but what care I for a dream ?
e And yet I tremble, too; .
It looked so like the truth it seems
AS' it it would come true.
June 29 We think all of the
iarmers in . this " community are
through planting their crop for
Some of the farmers have now
plowed over their corn and cotton
three and four times and it is
I am getting over the effects of
the rush when - thr automobile
It it no trouble for a fellow to
anchor hia affections to one about
Uncle Tom is pumping water at
night, farming in the daytime
and hauling wo ad at spare times.
We are to visit Pool Town as
soon as we get through worming
With $o)d wishes to you all,
yours for bumest.
Thb Old Widoweb.
u!v 1 Aliss Lula Deal snent
Saturday night at James Basing-
There will be an ice cream sup
per at Readle Castor's, Saturday
night, July 6. Everybody cor
Mr., and. Mrs. Lee Overoash
spent Saturday night and Sunday
at John Barger 's at- Kannapolis,
John Holshousher, of Kannap
olis; spent Saturday night at Jas.
Frank Overoash has not been
able to wlk for the past few days
on aooouut of having his ankle
Mr. and Mrs. . James. Basic ger
and children spent Sunday at Kau-
napolis with Amos Holshousher.
Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Basiuger
spent Sunday at Kannapolis.
On Saturday, July 13, there will
be a ball game at the Park Acad
emy at 4 o'olook, and that night
there: will be an old-time exhibi
tion, one of the best ever given
here. The play is entitled, "Pickle
and Tickle," "Darkey Wood Deal
er," "Jasper Truoles," "How
Sister Patsey got her Child Bap
tized," and "Spelling Sohool."
Everybody is cordially invited.
Shil Overoash, Carl Basinger
and Harvey Sifferd spent Sunday
John Oauble has been working
at Joey Klotz's residence for the
W. J. Montgomery Of Concord Dead.
Ex-Judge William James Mont
gomery died Friday Morning at
his home on Njrth Union street
in Cone 3rd, after an illness of
more than a year's duration;
Judge Montgomery suffered a sec
ond stroke of paralysis Wednes
day evening. He never rallied
from the shook and his condition
grew weaker until hie death. All
the members of his family were at
his bedside when the end came.
The funeral was held Sunday
mornins at 11:80 o'olook at Cen
tral Methodist ohuroh.
State of Ohio, City of )
Toledo. Lucas Couhty. S
Frank J. Cheney makes oath
that he is senior partner of the
firm of F. J. Cheney & Co., doing
business in the City of Toledo,
Oounty nd State aforesaid, and
that said firm will pay the sum
of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
for eaoh and every oase of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by .the use
of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
' FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and, sub
scribed in my presence, this 6th
day of December, A. D 1886
i A. W. Gleasoh.
(Soal j " Notabt Public.
, ;Hsll's Catarrh Cure is taken in
ttrnkHv. aHA acta direotlv on the
blood and jmuoous surfaces of the
System. iSend for testimonials
F. J. Chxhey fe Co., Toledo, O.
Sold y all Drugghits, 75o.
cTakerHalPi FamUy Pilla for
June 24. Robert Josey has -c
contraot to get out rook which
will go to Rockwell. Mr. Joeey is
working a crowd of hands today.,
J D L Brown has his large barn
about completed and it is a hand
some structure :
J F Park, one of the best fara
ers in thia community, ' has 'the
finest field ot corn in thia neigh
borhood . ..
A A Castor has been haulina ia
his wheat and oat odV- ..It
pastor reports wheat extra lt
G W Shupingj owi
fnnnJ sin YTnvtl. U.Sr ili.iU'.t
any time in case he be needed.
Radle Castor has been oft cut
ting wheat and oats the; past
Ool. 8 A Holmes saya . he,, liat;
won the battle and is now ahead
of Mr and Mrs Green.
J D L Brown has the finest eot
ton south of this town. . -
John Miller is making arrange
ment! to move on his plaoa this
fall which he purchased some
time ago. Box,
June 28 Farmers sre busy
plowing. Some art laying - by
corn. Wheat and oats are about
in the barn; Some wheat ia good
and some is not so good." Oata
Cotton and corn are growing
fine. - '
Rev. B : S Brown, of Blaoki
burg, Vs., spent one night last
week at Mr and Mrs Ed Seaf ord's
of Salemjdhuroh .
0 0 RidenhcKr threshed bit
wheat last Monday v'
'f 'O'Wr Graham T has Jbeen Cut
Mrs Maggie Oorriher, of Salis
bury, died last Sunday night ' at
her father's, W H Bost. Her re
mains were interred Monday
evening at Salem Ohuroh and
the funeral sermon was preaoEed
by her pastor, Rev. O W
Adderholt, assisted by Rev. H A
Trexler, of. Organ Churob. It
was a large burial. Mrs Oorriher
leaves a husband, father, mother,
brothers, sisters and a host of
friends to mourn their loss.
There will be communion v ser
vice at Salem E L church the
second Sunday in July. Preach
ing on Saturday at 2 p m., Sun
day at 11 am.
S B Oolley is still in a critioal
There will be a reunion of the
Sifford families some time in Au
gust at Ed Seaford'a. The time
of the day will be given later on.
Popular ExcorsUa to Rlchssal Vi.r Vli
SoithtrB Rtltwaf. Tetsdu Jsly I8ti. f9l2.
The Southern railway will oper
ate Annual Popular Excursion to
Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July
16th, at very low round trip rites.
Tickets will be good to return; on
any regular trains leaving Rich
mond up to and including Thurs
day, Jnly 18th, jivingMtwo; days
and one night in RiohmCnd.
Special train consisting- of first
class coaches and Pullman jCara
will leave Charlotte at 800 p. m.
Tuesday July 16th, and arrive
Richmond 6:00 a. m., following
morning. Very low round trip
rates from all branch points,
tickets from these : points gcod
on regular traine connecting, with
speoial train. Rare opportunity
visit historib Richmond aiid the
many near-by points of inttrest
at small cost. FoilowiBf round
trip rates will apply ftom stations
named: ; . ;
Charlotte $4.60, OonoordVUl.fiO,
Chester $6.00. Blacksbnrg .00,
Salisbury 4.50, StetesvilleA.00.
High Point $4.25. Greensboro
$8 65. Aaheboro $4 .75, Albemarle
$5 25, Rockhill$5.00. Ruthettbrd.
ton $5.00, Shelby $5.00.
Rates from all other pMhtJ in
same proportion, For tanner
information, Pullman raearva
tions. Etc, call on n 8Br
Southern Railway, o wxitt. ,
R. H.AWBOTTS, (
Division passenger i