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The Asneboro Courier
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Wo. C. HAMMER, Editor.
The Interstate Commerce Com
mission has at last made some sort
of report upon the operation of the
great railroads' consolidation con
trolled by E. H. Harrinian. Harri
man may be prosecuted for violation
of the law, but not on the report of
the recommendation of the comnus
sioners. It is true the reports charge
Harrinian with much financiering
and in controlling one-third of the
area of the whole country. He is
absolutely dictator of all the consoli
dated railroads which he controls
The report recommends the enact
ment of Federal law, regard-
ing the issue of railroads and
a whole lo; of other nonsense.
What does Harrinian caie for
abuse as long as his hide is not
Mr. Archibald Johnson, editor of
Charity and Children, in his address
on the "Importance of the Editorial
Page" deliveied at the recent ses
sion of the North Carolina Press
Association, emphasized the impor
tance of a live, clear page.
Among ether things of importance
"There are certain matters of lo
cal interest, that no qther paper can
handle except the one on the field.
Matters of vital moment arise in
volving the moral life of a commu
nity. In these crises a craven cow
ard, in charge of the newspaper,
who is dumb while the forces of
evil stalk abroad, is a contemptible
as he is incompetent." Continuing
The good accomplished by the
proper use of the editorial columns
is, after all, the highest motive for
'making it tell for all it is worth.
This space should not be prostituted
to the low level of a maker of mon.
ey, but it should be consecrated to
the high purpose of a maker of
"The newspaper business is con
ceded to be rather uninviting to the
money monger. It will be a pity if
it is ever otherwise. Newspaper
men, as a rule, are not sordid and
selfish. They give more than they
get. They are public benefactors.
It is to their everlasting credit
that although they are foremost in
every onward stride and the bearers
of the heaviest burden in every pub
lic enterprise, they demand, expect
and receive less for their labor than
any other class. The editorial col
umn should and usually does, con
tribute its full share in this unself
Greensboro and other towns in
the State have organized leagues,
formed for the purpose of beauti
fying the town. We should have
such an organization in Asheboro.
We need something to call attention
to the neglected condition of our
streets, side-walks, vacant lots, and
the filth in back lots.
Our streets and public squares
could be made more attractive at
small expense. Tha sanitary condi
tion of the town is not what it
ought to be, and if we had an organ
ized league, consisting of J both
men and women, not only the sani
tary condition of the townwould
be looked after, but there would be
igreater pride in planting of trees,
shrubs and flowers.
There is great benefit derived
from organized efforts of this kind.
Yes. the Howl Would he lleatrn High.
The New York American dia.
CTHsinir the clash between Federal
and State courts in North Carolina
pertinently observes with regard to
the attitude of the railroads to State
laws that, if a hobo, arrested for
riding on one of their trains, were to
appeal to the United States court to
protect him from the chain gang
alleging that his rights as a citizen
were infringed, and if the United
States court actually granted him as
much as a hearing, from railroad
attorneys, presidents and directors
all over the country a howl against
Federal interference with state
rights would go up that could be
heard across the continent. The
railroads are very much obliged to
State laws made for their benefit
and would be the first to scout the
idea of such laws having to be pass
ed upon by Federal courts. Greens
Somebody has defined a Rebub
lican "as one who believes in the
greatest good to the smallest num
ber." Nothing could le more exact.
BUSINESS IS GOOD.
This From the KJps of livery Business
Mao at Ramseur.
A Courier representative visited
the growing little town of Ramseur
last week aud was pleased to nnd
everything presenting a thriftv ap
pearance. Many improvements have
been made during the past few
months. The latest addition is a
local telephone system which has
just been put in operation.
The mercantile and manufactur
ing enterprises are enjoying liberal
The Novelty Works recently built
a new stock room and is enlarging
the dry kiln to furnish material to
meet the ever increasing demand for
It was pleasant to enter the fur
niture store of the Crescent Furni
ture Company, which is successfully
managed by J. 0. Forrester. The
stock presents a freth, attractive
appearance and the line is complete
for furnishing each room of the
home. His stock embraces bedroom
and parlor suites, hall racks, couches,
chairs, rockers, upholstered goods,
iron beds, crockerv, pictures, car.
pets, center tables, dining tables, etc.,
etc., at varied prices according to
the quality of the goods. " Mi. For
rester is receiving new goods daily,
including bric-a-brac of all kinds.
There was a bright smile on the
face of every business man we met
and without exception they said:
'business is good. "J
Beautifying the skin.
There was once a girl who had
muddy complexion. It was oot
only muddy, her face grew foiests
of blackheads from time to time
She was au out-of-doors girl, play
ing golf and tennis a great deal, and
she was careful about her diet; but
still her complection remained
One day somebody suggested a
very simple remedy, namely apples,
exercise aud olive oil. She was to
take a teaspoonful of olive oil be
fore each meal. She was to eat
two apples a day, one of them jnst
before going to "bed. The exercise
was to consist of a daily walk not
a shopping expedition, not agoing
somewhere tocury something, but
a brisk walk of at least two miles,
with the arms swinging free and
the skirts well up to boot tops.
The girl tried the remedy. Not
as women too often try remedies, for
a week or a month, but she practi
ced it steadily for eight months.
And the reward was a clear, smooth
complexion, which any girl might
envy. Apples, regular exercise and
olive oil had given her what she had
longed for all her life.
Salem Church Items.
The Sunday! School at Salem is
At, Grace Nance has been con
fined to her bed for several davs with
Miss Floss Kearns will leave soon
for Ether to assist Prof. E. H. Wood
in the school at that place.
Miss Bessie Johnson, of Farmer,
will teach mnsic.
Fulton Kearns has typhoid fever.
Mr. ni Mrs. T. S. Everhart. of
Jackson Hill, visited at Lee Kearns'
Mrs. Walter Parish who has been
sick the past month ia recovering.
ine farmers in this vicinitv have
Mi . and Mrs. Geo. Williams visit
ed their son Hayes Williams at Bom
Typhoid Fever Remedy.
Your editorial on "specific remedy
for typhoid faver" recalls to my mind
that my father for a long series of
years cured every case of it by the ad
ministration of three or more table
spoonfuls of common yeast daily.
He used nothing else and never lost
Typhoid fever is caused by baccilli
in the lower intestines. It is prob
able that yeast is an anti-toxine for
them or at least heals the lacerations i
in the inner coatings w hich causes
the fever. It can do no harm if some
of your physicians try this. If un
willing to use it alone thty can try
It iu conjuction with the usual rem
edies if they are not such as neutral
ize the effect of the yeast.- A. in
The Misses Kivett, of Carthage,
are visiting at Mr. E. G. Seugroves'.
L. A. King is spending this week
at Why Not.
Miss Gladys Leach spent Saturdav
and Sunday at G. N. Scarboro's.
.Lonine Knkman who has been
spending some time at home, return
ed to Asheboro Monday.
J. L. btuart visited at Whv Not
Miss Aggie Graves left Monda
for Biscoe after spending several days
witn irienas iiere
Mrs. M. F. Yuncannon is visiting
her father J. A. King, of Why Not.
Miss Lou Northcott, of Columbia,
who has been visiting her sister Mis.
G. H. Biggs, left Wednesday for
North Carolina Week at
GOVERNOR GLENN AND OTHER DISTINGUISHED MEN
WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE CELEBRATION.
Folk of tha Old North State Will Practically Own the Exposi
tionGrand Military and Naval Parade to Be Re
viewed by the Governors of Three States and
Famous Army and Navy Officers The
North Carolina Building.
win be military drills and parades,
and the sound of mnrtial music will be
heard everywhere Flowers border
erery walk and drive, and the coel
shade of the Canoe Trail Is most entic
ing these fine summer days. The ex
hibits are Interesting and Instructive
In jthe extreme, and days may be well
spent In their study. The Old North
State's resowees appear to great
advantage in the several exhibit build
ings, and them alone are well worth a
visit to the eixsitlon. The exhibits
of Virginia, South Carolina, Maryland
and the score or more of other states
are grand and comprehensive. The
War rath is a round of instructive
pleasure, the electric Illumination a
fairyland, and altogether, once seen,
the Jamestown exposition gives a
pleasant impression, never to be for
gotten. Governor Gtenn's Proclamation.
From the executive department of
the state of North Carolina at Raleigh
recently came the following proclama
tion to the people of North Carolina
and the United Stares generally con
cerning the Jamestown exposition end
the possibilities of this pertinent cele
bration advertising the resources of
America, especially the south:
From the substantial construction of
the extilhttlon buildings at the Jamestown
imposition and from the magnificent ex
hibits In said buildings I hare every rea
son to bellfve and do bllw that tha ex
position will be a ureal success and will
advertise the resources of the south ma
terially. iLKticulfurally and educationally
as they havt never before been adver
tised, i then-fore us governor of the state
NOBTH CAROLINA BUILT) HW.
of North Carolina earnestly hope that all
the cttlsena of our state will take an ac
tive part and Interest In making the
Jamestowa Exposition a great success, foi
In doing so (hey nut only wfll be bnUdlnf
up Virginia and the south generally, but
gW great Impetus to a full advertisement
of the resources of North Carolina.
On Aug. ii North Carolina will have aa
exhibition day, and I earnestly desire ev
ery North Carolinian possible to be then
and aid in making this state occasion
R. B. GLENN, Governor.
North Carolina Building.
The North Carolina building at the
Jamestowa exposition is of colonial
architecture and was erected at a cost
of $23,000. It is an imposing structure,
constructed upon a plot of ground 135 by
110 feet in size, situated on Wllloughby
ftoulevard, eas aud overlooks the
broad waters of Hampton Roads. The
building was designed by Zimmerman
& Leister, architects, of Winston-Salem.
N. C, and was constructed by J.
D. Elliott, contractor, of Hickory, N. C.
The building Is three stories high and
contains fourteen commodious apart
ments, a hallway 011 each floor and a
number of closets and bathrooms.
The Vanderbilt Room.
To the right ou cnterlug the main
hall is the Vanderbilt room, so called for
the reason that the beautiful and ex
pensive mission furniture It contains
was presented by Mrs. George Vander
bilt. This furniture was made by the
members of the Blltmoro Industrial
club, composed of the children of the
workmen employed on the Vanderbilt
estate near Ashevllle, and is a very
Just back of this room is another re
ception room finished after the mission
style, with hardwood walls, like the
Vanderbilt room. The furniture in this
apartment is a gift from the White
In the Tower hall hangs a board of
North Carolina pine upon which li
painted the following toast:
Here's to the land of the long leaf pine.
The summer land where the sun doth
Where the weak grow strong and tha
strong Grow great;
Here's to "Down Home," "The Old North
""".EGIXKIKQ Aug. 12 and contlnu-
fh Ing to Aug. 18, the people of
1 W North Carolina will practically
own the Jamestown Tercenten
nial xposlttoir? That wtlk be North
Carotlna week, and during that time
especial pains will be taken to enter
tain and amuse the people of the Old
North State. Aug. 15 will be North
Carolina dfly, which will be royally
celebrated. Governor Glenn and his
stuff, th members of the North Caro
lina commission and other distin
guished men win be in attendance, to
gether with the military and naval
forees of the state and a band of Cher
okee Iidtans from the reservation In
North Carolina to make the programme
iDtwwtlng. Governor Glenn will make
one of hla chasnterhtl human interest
A reooiton wIH be given at the North
Carolina building, to be attended by
many men of prominence In public
life, together with every citizen of the
titnte who may be there, and the build
ing will be elaborately decorated In
homar of the occasion. Electric Illum
ination, fireworks aud other special
features will be In evidence uiou this
Tlx detailed ppogsnnmie for the week
Is as follows:
The Official Programme.
Ai. 13. Governor Glenn. Btnft and offi
cial party will arrive via Seaboard Air
Lliw railway at Portsmouth about S:3fl
p. m. They will be met at the station by
a committee from the North Carolina so
ciety of Norfolk, who will escort them to
their hotel In Norfolk, where they will bf
the gitosts of the North Carolina society.
Aug. M. At 10 a. m. the governor and
party win be driven over the city of Nor.
folk In automobiles bearing the colors of
tha state of Nerth Carolina.
1 p. m. Upon the arrival of tha govern
or of North Carolina at tha exposition
groundej he will be received at the gates
by a reein.:on committee consisting of
the official of the Jamestown Exposition
company and escorted to the North Caro
lina State building, where he will remain
dnrlng North Carolina week.
4 p. m. The governor and official party
will, visit the North Carolina exhibits In
the varlou exhibit palaces, where they
will be received by members of the North
Aug. 15. At 11 a. m. the governor of
North Carolina will leave the North Caro
lina State building, accompanied by his
staff, members of the North CaroUna
commission and a military escort of tha
North Carolina state troops, arriving at
the Auditorium bunding at 11:30 a. m.,
where the following exercises will take
Auditorium, 11:30 a. m. Opening prayer
by the Re. Mr. Cheltzberg.
Music by the North Carolina Third Reg
Hon. G. S. Powell, president of the
North Carolina commission and master of
rcrcmonlwlll present Hon. St. George
Tucker, presliirnt of tho Jamestown Ex
position company, who will deliver tha
address of welcome on behalf of the ex
Addri-xs by Lieutenant Governor Fran
cis D. Winston of North Carolina.
Address by tho Hon. Robert B. Clenn,
governor of North Carolina.
Reviewing Stand, E p. m. Review of
soldiers and sailors by Governor Glenn of
North Carolina, assisted by tho governor
of Virginia, governor of Massachusetts,
Major General P. D. Grant.. Admiral Har
rington and other army and navy repre
sentatives. 8:30 to 11 p. m. Reception to the govern
or of North Carolina by tho North Caroli
na state commission at the North Caroli
na State building.
Complete In Every Detail.
When the thousands of Tar Ileel
visitors enter the portals of the ex
position they will find awaiting them
a most ' beautiful colonial city, com
plete In every detail and with each
nopk and corner replete with attrac
tions of every variety and kind. There
will be many great battleships and
vessels of every description In the
harbor of Hampton Roads, in view
from the exposition grounds; there
The ihfuiit of Mr. S-l. Yates died
at the lioni, (.f its parrots at High
I'o.nt Wednesday of luet week.
J. II. Waloh, formerly editor of
the Kicliiiiui.a Hewilight, of Rock
itighum. died w-t ek. He was 73
years old and w as oi.e .f the State'
strongest ciintry newspaper editors
and a sterling Democrat.
John Flenmiing. Arthur Jones
and Kd Ieltu, aged 15 years, were
arrested and bound over to court at
alt. Airy last week for forgery.
An attempt i being made to or
ganize an autonnbile factory at
Curl huge. The proposition , is to
manufacture automobile engines with
solid tires for use on the country
r jails as well as pneumatic tire bug"
gies. The little 13-year old 6on of H.
C. Neese, who lives twelve miles
south of Greensboro, died last Sat
urday. G. L. Smith, a half-witted white
man, of Greensboro, was arrested
Saturday for selling beer. The
officers Beized three barrels of the
beverage at Smith's home. The de
fendant had been bottling tbe beer
ud selling it for "yelloale".
The New Yoik Police Depart
ment is greatly alarmed over the
frequent assault and muider of
innocent women and children in
that city, aud it is announced that
500 extra police in citizen's suits
will be added to the force.
Sanford Express: The sales fiom
peached at the Van Lindley farm
near Southern pines amounted to
$7,000 this vear. Thpre ia tuik
of ihe Randolph and Cumberland
naiiway being extended to Southport
A four niil extension ia beino- b.iilr
from Hallison to Deep river to reach
the talc mines. The comimnv nUn
contempletes a further extension
of 20 miles toward High Point.
Greensboro is soon to have a $50,
000 Y. M. C. A. building. The or.
ganizatiou ot the aatocution will be
perfected at an early date. Muerr
interest is being manifested in the
Tbe Mt. Airy Granite Co., of Sur
ry county is now employing 500
men. The pay roll will run close
to $300,000 a j ear.
Tony Walters, of Madison, Rock
ingham county, who hue won notori
ety as a baseball pitcher ou the
Rochester, W. Y., team ha been
sold to Little Hock, Ark. H 8 first
work as a professional was with the
Greensboro team a few years ago.
James McCoy, a member of the
McCoy faction o the Hatfield-Mc-Coy
feud in West Virginia was kill
ed by a posse of officers at Pound
Gap, Va., while resisting arrest for
seriously injuring his mother-in-law.
Join Gluts, a white man about 50
years ago was arrested at Winston
Saturday for raising a check from
60c. to $6.00. Gla-t was arrested a
few days ago upou suspicion that he
was the man who murdered anothtr
man at Roanuke a few days before.
John Andrews, a young white man
prominently connected in Durham
county, has been arrested upon the
charge of seduction under piomiee
of marriage, of the 16-year-old
daughter of Henry 8echrist, of High
Point. His bond is fixed at $1,500.
It has been suggested that Prof.
J. Allen Holt, of Oak Ridge Insti
tute,, will be a candidate for Con
greas. Solicitor Brooks, of Greens
boro and others are asp'rnts.
Oliver" A Modern Wonder.
The largest electric sign in the
world has just been erected by the
Oliver Chilled Plow Works at South
Bend, Indiana, and the illustration
at the head of this article gives a
very fair idea of its appearance.
This sign surmounts the plow
company's new five-story warehouse,
extending the entire length of the
building, a distance of 250 feet.
The highest point in the letters, in
the trade mark portion of the sign
is at the center, 42 feet above the
base line, and the letters in the
words "Oliver" and "Works" are
ach 18 feet high and J 4 feet wide.
The Isthsmian Canal Commission
has purchased 500 steel dump carts,
the lowest bid being $554,000.
Near Jackson, Miss., a street car
ran into an automobile last Wednes
day, killing four lady occupants.
Tha High Point Military Company
will leave Thursday for Morenead
City to join the tncampment of the
The Tomlinson Chair Co. of High
Point, recently made a shipment of
a solid train load of chairs.
Winston has voted $150,000 bonds
for sewerage and street improve
ments. Wm. J. Clevehnd, the hernvt, of
Swannanoa Station, Buncombe Co.,
committed suicide last Friday by
taking carbolic acid. He was found
sitting in a chair by his faithful
negro seivant. He was 82 years old
and is a native of New York.
J. B. Webster was killed at the
A. L. Hoover planing mill at
Waughtown. Forsyth county, Satur
day morning by being struck in the
side by a piece of plank which he
Robt. W. Owen, keeper of the
Rowan peat house was shot Saturday
afternoon by an unknown white
man, causing death Sunday after
noon. Mr. Owen is 54 vears of see
and is surived by his wife. The
identity of the mnrderer is not
The Confederate Veterans of
Stokes county held their annual re
union at Danbury Saturday. Soli
citor A. L. Brooks, of Greensboro,
delivered the principal cdlress.
It is reported that French and
Swiss capialists will invest $10,000,
000 in iron development in Georgia
and South Carolina.
Near Chicago farmers captured
and burned n bie taurine car, which
ran over bov; the car a orvnpied
bv Millionaires Swift and Chapin,
aud some ladies who were jeered
and refused a vehicle of anv kind.
Friday afternoon of last week
Wake county was visited by a heavy
hail storm which in sections of the
county greatly damaged the crops.
The Rockingham 4 Caswell Rail
Road Go's, surv' i progressing
nicply. It is completed f mm Spray
to Leaksville on the Madison road.
Not later than October 1st tre
new Virginia passenger rate law will
go into effect and tickets will be
placed on sale at 2 cents a mile.
Stat" Superintendent of Public
Instraction J. Y. Joyuer announces
that he intends to call the county
superintendents to meet at either
Montreat or Henderson rille at an
Has during the past month greatly
reduced its stock on account of the
Never Before Heard of Prices. To
reduce still more to make r om for
a new Fall line these sacrifice prices
on Dress Goods, Shoes, Notions and
A total of 3.200 lamps is r. quired
to proptrly illuminate this mam
moth sign and the light sent ou
casts it protective rays over the en'
tire quarter of the city in the ueigh
borhood of the Oliver factory,
An illumination of this extensive
character naturally consumes power
and 165 of the 320 horss power
generated by a single one of the 12
turbine wheels at their electiic plant
is required to keep this "Pillar of
fire by night" brightly burning.
I-tcCrary Redding Hardware Co
are the local agents for the Olive