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COURT HOUSE WAS PACKED LAft
j^lpjORT TO HEAR SPEECH BY
Audicnc? Aroused to the Height of
EnthmlMm by Speech Which Up
hold Democratic Administration
and Urged Ko-election of Wllsoo.
Cameron Morrison,, candidate for
Elector at large? spoke at the court |
louse last night before an audience |
Chat filled every seat and that gave
him the closest of attention.
Mr. Morrison talked for an hour
and a half on national issues. At
? first, his audience appeared to be
path or cold, but* before he had been :
talking ten minutes, enthusiasm be
gan to kindle and practically every
paragraph he uttered was punctuated
with vociferous applause. Toward
tho conclusion of the address. Mr
fltorrlson unconsciously took on the
personality of a revivalist' and his
?lea for the support of Woodrow
Wilson and the Democratic 4 party
caused a burst qf cheering and hand
clapping that lasted for several min
utes. He made a deep' Impression
Sn whig audience and in every way,
thflttjMh Was one of the best that
has ^een heard here in a long time.
County Chairman, Lindsay C. War
ren, called the meeting to ordef. He
requested H, 8. Ward, a personal
of Mr: Morrison, to introduce
the speaker. Mr. ~Ward did so In
Host fitting words, In which he paid
Ugh tribute to the character of the
man who was about to address the
Mr. Morrison spoke on the various
Ulls that had been passed since the
democrats entered Into power and
he told of the prosper'ty that waa
attending over the entire country at
the present time. He also upheld
President Wilson'B foreign policy In
the strongest of terms and urged the
fbters of Beaufort county to do their
ttmost In making Mr. WltsoU presi
dent for another four years.
WUIcox Makes Claims.
New York. Sept. 16. ? Indiana.
Illinois and Wisconsin were claimed
for Hughes by Chairman WIllcox of
the Republican National Committee
yesterday. He based his confidence
on telegraphic advices from A. T.
Hert, manager of Chicago headquar
ters, and United States Senator Law
rtnee Y. Sherman, of 111 loots.
Prices within the past few Aa'ys
have advanced very much on the
brighter grade* of leaf and tips, and
today the brown tobacoo from 9 to
II cents took a very decided advance.
Now is a good time to sell any to
baccos that jrou may have ready, (ls
the markets are not glutted, and all
our buyers are anxious for tobacco.
My sale* are giving entire satisfac
tion, as we get the top price* for ev
ery pile sold on our floor.
Below are some sales made:
8. R. Warren, lift, 14, 31, 81. 14,
Si. Ave. ISO. 75.
* A. D. Moore. St. S3*. S4, 14*.
ft. A V* ISO. SO.
O. W. WWtehurst. 81*. SO, S4.
SI, 48. Ato. 130.
J. H. Taylor, IS, S3H, 14, 24
tl. Ave. IS4.80.
W. L. Pippin, to, 11%. *4%. Ave.
J. B. Latham. It, 11 H, tl. It.
14, 14. - Ave. |t4.
O. A. Edward.. 18*. It*. 14)4.
A?e it<fr ' ?' ? " ? - '^.^r
Moor* * BmI. It*. 1*M. It*.
J?i. II. AT*, tit
. T. P 8H*I4)0RN*.
4 .ft A 1 ?a fn
T ***** 1.
(By Eastern ?rees)
Greenville, N. C., Sept. !?.? The
Cabinet Veneer Company, one of the
biggest plants In Oreenvflle. was to
tally destroyed by fire shortly after
midnight last Irtgfct Everything was
lost The ^ttonfel Idsurance Is not
known. The ?ra stgrted in the dry
ing rqotsf, b?t the exact cause hu not
BUSINESS HGITO MEET
Question of "Pay-up Wwk" will Be
Dtosnssed at Tonight's Meeting.
The Business Men's Association
j aowrwiai purpose 0? discussing
"Pay-up Week.'* This subject was
brought up at the lak regular meet
ing, but owing to thS fact that fhe
attendance was rattjjp* email, It was
decided to call a special meeting, so
-hat the opinion of a larger number
:>f members might be learned. All
members ars requested to be present
COTTON SEED $50 A TON
Price of Milling Corn, Seed Cotton,
Lint and So J a Beans Also Hit
? the Sky.
According to Information from a
prominent business man of the city
today, good milling corn Is now
worth $1 a bushel. Cotton seed is
selling for $50 V ton, seed cotton fo^
6 1*4 and 6 1-1 cents and lint cotton
for 13 Aaj* beans ac?
D. N. MOORING DIED SUNDAY
Prominent Citizen Died at Aurora.
Waa fix-Sheriff of Pitt County.
D. M. Mooring, age <9, ex-sheriff
of Pitt county, died at Aurora late
Sunday night. He is survived by his
wife and several children. The funer
al services were held yesterday after
noon at Bonnerton. He la well known
throughout both Pitt and 'Beaufort
county and his death is mourned by
a host of friends.
INVITATIONS SENT OUT
Miss Bailie Carrow' fto Become Bride
Of Arthnr Elliott on October 10.
JCb# following invitations were !
sent out today:
Mf\ and Mrs. Harvey Hill Carrow
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
BalHe Harding v
Mr. Arthur Orgham Elliott
on Tueoday mot-nlng. the tenth of
October, at ten o'clock
Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
Washington, North Carolina
No cards Issued In the city.
BIG REMWT ASBURY
Rev. 9. J. Ij+wU Is Conducting Roc
reMful Meeting. Eleven Additions.
Eleven additions have been made
to the membership of the Asbury
church to date. Rev. J. J. Lewis is
conducting one of the greatest re
vivals that the ehureh has ever
known and large congregations are
attending nightly. Serrleea begin at
7:1# o'clock, to whleh the public is
OBSERVE JEWISH NEW YEAS
Th? Jcwlah paopln of Um rooatry
WIM oalcbrat* no*h HnkMih from
?tx o'clock tomorrow nl?ht until tba
nsma ttino Thuraday. Thla la tha
Jewlab New Tear. Tom dan t?Mr.
Tom Klppur, or "th? day of atone
ment." will bo obaarrad, on which
d?r tba people faat and rMlKlon.lj
abacrva tba nwHan.
ON NEXT MONDAY!
Superior court, for the trial of
civil cases, will convene in Washing
ton Monday morning for two weeks.
I A number of important cases are pn
the docket. The complete calendar
reads as follows:.
Monday, Oct. a.
Taylor vs Taylor. "
W. T. Potter vs H. D. Stillcy.
Lucy S. Jar vis vs J. D. Bwaln.
R. R. Fleming vs Redding Leggeff. |
Rollins vs ?partew<
(*?tt v. Banks ft Bennett.
Washington Horse Exchange Co. vs|
Powers ft May 6.
I.' Tuesday, Oct. 8.
[Jim Parker vs T. Guilford.
' W. McCoy "tubbs vs W. W. 8. Waters I
Emily Jenkins et al vs. J. J. Hodges.]
\L H. Padgett vs N. 8. R. R.
Wednesday, Oct. 4.
j Riley Edwards vs H. H. Proctor.
Adeline Wilder vs Edward Wilder..
O. L. Perry vs Klnchen Robefson.
W. H. Russ vs John B. Respass.
Hotel Louise vs P. A. Nicholson.
Thursday, Oct. 6.
Qay vs Tetterton.
Stllley vb Southern Bottling Workd. j
Bonner et al vs Interstate Coop. Co. |
Aug. Wilklns vs A. C. L. R. R.
J. P. Ricks vs A. C. L. R. R.
H. D. Stllley vs E. R. Mlxon and O. |
Friday, Oct. 0.
|C. B. Paul vs T. H. Jordan.
Job Robinson vb Ell Gurganus.
N. T. Woolard vs Job Robinson.
Cora Wludley et al vb Jno. L. Roper |
C. E. Campbell vb G. Miller.
Monday,. Oct. 9k ?*" ?
Washington Light ft Water Co. ?? S". j
t. ' *
C. T. Cherry vs Wiridley & Coop. Co.
S. B. Wtndley vb Roper Lbr. ?o. et al
W. T. Windley vs Roper Lbr. Co et al
Tuesday. Oct. lO.
E. G. Hamilton vs O. W. Clark.
Washington Horse Ex. Co. vs T. E.
E. R. Mlxon ft Co. vs J. R. Guthrie |
(Continued on page 3)
SHOWS INCREASE IN TICK
Interesting Exhibit Is on Dtnplay at |
the Honk of Washington.
I>r. E. P. Yager, who is in charge
of the tick eradication work In the
eounty, put two of the cattle tlckB
In a small glass bottle on August 19.
The bottle was placed In the Bank
of Washington and left there for
people to see. Today, there are over
a thousand ticks In the small bottle
and there are many others In the
process of hatching. The exhibit is
an Interesting demonstration of tho
rapidity of increase of the tick and
tti* damage that they can do to cat
JOE TAYLOEJO SPEAK
Will Address tho Voters of Hyde
County at Various Places
Joseph F. T?<9f?r raMft'ir- 1
rangements political tour |
through Hyde'ttWmty. He ad
dress the cftilfofl M that cfJflty ^Sn
questions o^tti^lHr at the
Monday. Oct. ffladesvlHs.
KEBER JOKES IS UtRESTED
Is Held fn Klnston,
Oh*T(t<x1 "WfcH I
Wril Known 111
'** W*AbC<w> ' - .-H
. , ... JtKv k
(Br EnKtern Prett)
r ' KIBaton, B?vt. St. ? H?bor JoaM. I
of Norfolk, formerly of Wuhlngton,
M. C . ha. torn arMatWl in mia ?Kr
npon mat met l on reealrad from tho
Norfolk polle*. Ho I* Chart*! with
Inoduetioa. If It alto nndtrjtooa that
t tharga of ttaault with a daadlr
wtapoa wlU b? brought acalwt him.
NEW CRISIS OCCURS
IN CREEK CAM
, <B? United Press)
Athens, Sept. 26. ? Ex-Premier
Venizolos' sudden departure for the
Island of- Crete, held by revolution
ists. has created a new crisis in the
Greek capital. King CfcnaUatino to
?*r motored to Athens to consult the
prime minister, as soon as he learned
tlie news. A few hoars later, it was
announced that General Mosch
Poulos, chief of the general stafT, had
..,Venizelos will issue a proclama
tion, calling for the mobilisation of
I all Greek spldlers, upon his arrival
at Crete today, according to advices
here. He will take no farther steps
bffore visiting Salonika and he may
possibly go to London, although it
it.rumored that he may head the rev
olution Immediately. He plans to
Vtgit all Greek Islands, where revo
lutions are occurring.
; THE CIRCUS IS COMING
Will Be Here About the Middle of
- Kcxt Month. News Given Out
L This Morning*
Kldlets. grown people ? and In
bet wrens ? pick up your ears!
The circus Is coming!
?8 a fact! ?
Wo learnod the news this morning.
It'll be here on October 19, we be
lieve, although the advance man
haan't come around yet. But it'll be
here around that time, anyway.
Its going to be Robinson's, and
It's golnfc to be a bear.
IWfRS FAVOR WILSON
No -Supporter of Hughes Was En-'
countered by Dally News Re pre- '
?entail ve This Morning.
How is Washington going to vote
on the national election? This is a
question that is now being asked
with interest and various answers
are being made. The Daily News is
taking a poll of the voters. A rep*
resentatlve of the paper Is ABking the
citizens of both parties to express
themselves. He Is not attempting to
pick out the voters, but stops every
one whom he meets. Republicans
and Democrats are urged to get Iheir
votes added to the llsL
The first day's vote is overwhelm
ingly In favor of Wilson. Here is
For Wilson 8fl.
For Hughe* 0.
CHANGE ON COAST LINE
Xlght Train from Plymouth Will
. Proceed on to Rocky Mount
tn the Future.
A change of schedule on the Coast |
I.lne will go lnfb effect on October 1. 1
Heretofore, the train from Plymouth
has only gone as far as Tarboro and
has remained there for the night.
Beginning with' the above date, this
trifc wtI1 ?roc.ee<1, on to Jlocky
Moatyt. Tfils change will gttfctly
improve the service.
LA0T week ok session
OF FKACE COMMUNION
New London, Sept. 26. ? The jtex
i?a* Pfeace Commission will Mtote
it* last week at New London ^6 a
dlscnieion of the following subjects:
Th? 'charge that Carranxlsta gen
erals dlspatehed to capture Villa Mite
noised abandoned mines and fcre
shipping their loot to border ottMs.
Manufacture of oounterfelt money
by ifodean officials, who have feand
It impossible to dlspoee of the al
moat worthless Mexican "money."
Farther investigation of State, Do-!
pnrtment reports and private advices |
concerning . Mexico's lack of food,,
tho ravages of typhus and the *ap
relations of brigands.
KstabUshmont of tn international
rourt of claims to consider cases of
AmerfQciis alaln or American prop
"rtist ?sotr oys* or iqaflsrslsf
Is Most Brilliad V igle Achievement
of the Somme Offensive. Other
BRITISH MARClilO BAUPAUME
(By United Press)
London. Sept. 16. ? Comblea, the
key point to the whole German battle
line from Baupaumq to Peronne. has
been capturcd. The Brltfth took the
city After eighteen hour* furious
fighting north of the Somme. Halg
announced this afternoon that the
British had entered the city, over
coming the resistance of the enemy.
The losses of the Oermans are said
to be most severe.
The British victory was achieved
after three weeks of desperate driv
ing agalnBt the Qerman center and
is the most striking single achieve
ment of the whole Somme offensive.
The capture followed day and night ?
ittacks and most brilliant of allied |
successes. The villages of Xorval
and Lesboeyfs by the British and
Rar.court by the French, were also
important victories In this campaign.
Fifteen hundred prisoners have al
ready been taken by the British and
more are ebmlnjs In. Large supplies
of war material have also been tak
Combles fell after thrifts by both
the British and French drew them
close about the German garrison,
which made escape for the Teutons
almost impossible. For weeks the
Germans had used the town, with Its
wonderful system of fortification as
a pivot from which to Bwing their
attacks north and south to the allied
lines. The British have also pro
gressed In the direction of Bau
paunie. capturing strong redoubts.
N.V. LEGISLATURE TO
. CONSIDER STRIKE
Governor Whitman IIu Hern Asked
to Call Special Session. May Not
AcCbdo to RequeaL
(By United Press)
| New York, Sept. 26. ? An extraor
dinary session of the legislature, to
consider the traction strike situa
tion, will be requested of Governor
Whitman this afternoon. The move
ment has the support of members of
the legislature and also the strike
leaders. The governor, however,
was not previously favorable and
there Is no certainty that he will ac
cede to the reqeust for the extra
LOCAL m GO TO BORDER
Pn*sfwl Through K I niton Today. Fn*l
Carrwin Ha* licen Converted.
(By Eastern Press)
Kins ton. Sept. 26. ? The Second
Infantry passed through here this
morning en route for the border.
Residents of Washington wore In
evidence, among those seen being
Colonel W. <3. Rodman. Drum Major
Sergeant Frailer MoDevitt. Sergeant 1
John Shelton, Sergeant Harry Paul, ;
|Serge??nt Dave Fulford and Private'
Carrowan was recently converted
at a revival held at Camp Glenn and
Is now a staunch Y. M. C. A. worker.
Heia especially well known In Wash
Ingion aud his' many friends hem
will be glad to know of his change
I of keart.
HTftkjtfKR SINKS ON
liAKV ONTARIO: SIX
LIVES HAVE BEEN LOST
(By United Press)
Oswego, N. Y? . Sept. 26.? The
stdfcfber. Roberval, bound from Ot
tawt to Osw**o, sank today In a
storm five miles off Oswego. Six
m?n<ftv? known to have lost their
' Three survivors have been
DORAHY IS ENDORSED AS
Atlanta, Oa., Sept. 16.? Hugh M
?>rser who prosecuted Leo Frank,
was formally endorsed as the guber
natorial nominee by the State Demo
oralis convention today- A strong
resolution, endorsing President Wll
?oa. wm also adopted at the ooavs*
(By United Press)
London, SepL 26. ? Twenty-nine
persons were killed in last night's
Zejt>elln raid. The raid was the
second within the last forty-eight
hours. The French report a num
ber of small houses wrecked. The
raiders were driven away from the
Industrial centers. No image was
done to military establlei ^entft.
ANOTHER STRONG SERMON
Dr. Anriorfton Continues Powerful
Preaching at the llaptis* Church.
Rev. W. M. Anderson p. eached an
other powerful sermon at the Bap
tist church last night to a large con
gregation. His theme ^ros the sec
ond coming of Christ, and he dealt
with It In an Impressive manner.
Twenty additions to the church
have been made since Dr. Andersnn
began his meetings here. It Is ex
pected that this number will be
doubled before the close of the ser
(By United Press)
Washington. Sept. 26. ? Cotton ex
ports for the week ending Saturday
were 122.690 .according to the Com
? AT ?
"BETTY OF GRBY8TONH"
S reft! Triangle
with Dorothy Olah aa the atar
Ht?rtinjc Friday Night, Rept, 2?
"THR GRIP OF RVII/1
nnj>Y csin*i?M) <xifford
"UWOEB liONGRR I/TT(TY**
15c and 50c aeata will b? sold
At box offlcA 7 Be and 91.00
?MU at Worthy * Etherldce's
ADMIAAfON kaad l?e
Show atartn at 7:46 aharp
Matloaa dally at 4 p. m.