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PUBLISHED KVEltY THCKSDAT
WH. C. HAMMER, HDfTOR.
Asheboro, N. C, November 5, 1914
PLANS FOR CHAUTAUQUA THIS
Two methods of instruction newly
employed in the State or employed
upon a new, organized basis, have
been those by extension and Chautau
qua in Greensboro, Asheboro and a
half dozen other North Carolina cities
the growth and permanency of this
movement is assured. A number of
cities have already completed arrange
ments for next year and others are
working out plans.
On a less extensive scaie lecturers
have been sent from the University,
on invitation, to present topics of the
day to school6, clubs, and public audi
ences. In a number of places a series
of throe or more lectures were given
and a total of W2 were delivered dur
ing the year. Other institutions than
the University offered lectures. Has
your community taken advantage of
these means of popular education?
LET THE COUNTY RECOGNIZE
AND HONOR PUBLIC SERVICE
We must begin to give greatei pub
lie attention to the things that make
for human betterment ami community
progress instead of "making a great
miration," as Uncle Remus would say,
over the unfruitful activities of poi it- ty public schools.
ticians ami society leaders. It is bet-I This examination is made out by the
ter worth while to r.'-.'Mc the best corn! county superintendent, or by a corn
yield in the cou.ity lh..n to be elected mittee appointed by him, to cover in
s'lcriu; it is a grci.ter honor to lead 1 general the work of the prescribed
in a movement for improving the course of stu.ly for the seventh grade,
roads of our county than it is to be Those students of the seventh grades
the county chairman: it. is better to 'who successfully pass it are given a
make the schools of your county real-J county certificate, admitting them
ly efficient that it is to have l.L.D. put without further recommendation into
after your name. the county high schools. This corlif-
In line with what we have been ieute furnihcs a goal toward which
saving let us make this suggestion the child in elementary school will
for your next comity fair; that you
have certificates awarded either
through a committee of twenty or (if-'
ty citizens or by any oilier imans I'.u.t
may bp satisfactory somewhat as
1. To the man who lias done most
for the improvement of the roads of
the county during the preceding 12
2. To the person w ho has done most
for the iif.orovement of th school1"
during the preceding 12 months.
To the man who has done the
most to improve farming methods.
4. To the vhn lias done the
most for improving the public affairs
of the county.
5. To tlio man who has done
most to improve hea'th conditions.
fi. To the man who lias do?ie most
for the industrial ''evelopmcr.t of the ' th
To the person who has dene most i-.iu
in improving the nora' conditions of ihe
the county. en
f.. To t!
'on v'm h
i"re-:;t or the
F,ver:'i' va!:ie for
rl!i side cf la
S To:- Uilfdght'y obje
or along biv.:
the road.. VT.
conifers L"- : :
,a; y fen; rs aw ay from
t f ine hemlock are the.
';led to ih" mountains,
to the Piedmont, and
to Eastern Carolina.
PJvergreens should not be phtnted too
rear the schoolhonse the winter sun
shine is needed around the house to
prevent dampness. Deciduous trees
are best for general planting and even
they should not be placed too near the
The best shrubs for planting are
those which can be secured from the
old yards and gardens of the neigh
borhood, or else from a reputable nur
sery. For a screen or hedge, perhaps
vergreen privets are most satisfacto
ry. For ornamental planting, espec
ially around the schoolhouse, the spir
aeas are excellent,, while deutzia, for
eythia (golden bell), pyrus joponica
(burning bush), and althaea (rose of
Sharon) are well known and appreci
ated hardy shrubs, and will repay the
trouble of planting. The most satis
factory vine for covering a trellis
throughout the winter is the common
and often despised Japanese honey-si-iki,
Fr a Vrick of stone wall
probably the Boston ivy and the Eng
lish ivy are the best for moet situa
tions, while for a piazza, wistaria and
the Japanese clematis 'are unsurpass
ed. Shrubs and vines as well as trees
will be more likely to do well if a good
coat of stable manure is spread around
thera after planting. 'This not only
J furnishes plant food but keeps the
moisture in the sou.
A carefully considered plan of
planting should be adopted. The up
per class children might be allowed
to make suggestions. The school
grounds should furnish playgrounds
first of all, so beautifying must not be
allowed to interfere with the child
ren's legitimate amusements. Then
can generally be found room for trees
and shrubs as well as ' "r the tennis
basket-ball and baseball grounds.
Full instructions for planting shade
trees, etc., are given in Bulletin Hi,
"Shade Trees for North Carolina,"
which will be sent free of charge by
applying to the State Geologist, Chap
el Hill. N. C.
.. COUNTY COMMENCEMENTS ..
The features of the county com
mencement may have an illimitable
number of variations so that every
county may have some distinctive fea
tures peculiar to itself. The essential
element, however, and the element
vith.uit which it is really rot a "com
mencement," is the county examina
tion for the candidates for graduation
eleventh grades of the coun-
strive an. I is a great inspiration to bet
ter and. more continuous work on his
At the same time it has a vigorous
stand. irdl.ing oiVert on the teachers ef
the county. If a teacher's work has
been !;., her pupils will largely fail
or m a very low showing on this
examination, and thus it tends to pull
her work up to a standard. At the
sani'1 t'me it assure a better knowl
edge ,:' '.lie cou-se of studv and of the
U'jeets in mat course, anil
at value ill suggesting to
her the kinds of questions she should
ask the pupils and in showing the rel
ative imp.)-tnr,ce of the- different
phases of a sal jeet.
le is the striking fiatUi'0
v.ein eiiiont, but whereas
! exeras its induence
hers and inspiring pupils.
' has its ; eatr.-t cfiVct up-.-.!'
ini..-:a. It jars the bu-
l of ter- community out of
r.i-y and awakens them to
n of the vasi, pi ( ;.-ing aad
: n-.-i-I of iKiM;.' e.'.ui ..'.m.
iv iii in i'A . i'H i . o an.! pair
ents of t
I of ti.. m
'i pu; d? a
iioa.a the debates, the athletic eseuts,
and any number of Mher kinds of .-,-te.-ts.
'ihe rst'nl.a! benet.t of all
these features lies in the spirit of riv
alry and school loyalty cn the part of
the. children and increased capacity in
these linos of athletic and literary en
deavor. i The exhibits are arranged accord
ing to schools.are placed in some con
venient public hall for the continuous
! inspection of the public, and prizes
: are awarded to the best exhibits, both
school and individual. The prize win
ners are then sent to represent the
i county at the State fair in Raleigh.
I Woodwork, arts and crafts, and do
! mestic science in the schools are
greatly encouraged by these exhibits,
j Prizes are also given for the win
jhers in the athletic and literary con
' tests. These contests are usuall be
tween township representatives se
lected by preliminary contest, thus
extending the influence of the county
commencement back into the town
ships and the individual districts and
spreading the interest in the event
over a larg part of the year in which
the pupils are zealously prepared for
places i& the great ceanty events. ,
DEMOCRACY SWEEPS THE DECK
(Continued from page 1.)
Salisbury, Nov. 3. Special. Incom
plete returns from majority of pre
cincts in Rowan indicate a Democrat
ic majority of from 600 to 900.
Doughton's majority in county is
Troy, Nov. 3. Special. Montgomery
county went Democratic by 150 to -ulal Outierres provisional presi
250 majority. The State Senatorial dent of Mexico, according to an offl
and Congressional tickets carried by cial report reaching the border today..
about 150 majority, the county ticket
Frank McAulav. Demnrrsu for tho
State Senate and M. A. Bennett, Dem- hw'eY'; ?3 ,more of a sympathizer
ocrat for House have 200 majority Wl VllIa ln the Present controversy,
each. The amendments are probably The Jvot")f at the. convention did
defeated. "ot en" unt'-' after midnight. Gutier-
JOHNSTON rcz rcceive(l 88 votes. His nearest
Smithfield, Nov. 3. Special. From competitor was Gen. Juan Cabral, the
returns received up to ten o'clock Sonora commander, for whom 35 del
Johnston county appears Democratic cgates voted.
by 500 majority. The entire Demo- Although General Carranza has
cratic ticket was elected, and Demo- -ited that he would give up the exec
cratic township officers elected in 1) utive P.wcr at. th completion of the
out of 17 townships. Congressman transaction of the Aguas Calientes
Edward V. Pou's vote will be 2,600. cocnuon, tne nrst cniei oi tne con
Impossible to give results as to the stitutionalists tonight had not recog
amendments. which are possibly lost ,",ZPI Gutierrez, appointed by
in Johnston by 1,000 majority. Ma
joritv for State Senator is about 400
Raciord, Nov. ."..A light vote was
cast in Hoke in today's election. Less
than half the voters turned out at
most of the polling places. Only the
votes of two precincts are obtainable,
but these im'.ic.ite the general result
will be Democratic by a majority of
over 500. The amendments to the
Constitution will be defeated by a
small majority, while two, ihe first
and fourth, carried i.i the Kaeford
Albemarle, Nov. :. Special. With
two precincts not heard from, it ap
pears that Stanly is safely Democrat
ic by at least 100 majority. All the
county ticket is elected. The vote on
the Constitutional amendments was
light, lut from information obtaina
b'e tonight the majority votes cast
were against them.
Monroe, Nov. :. Special. Union
county gave 1.000 Democratic votes
and 2")0 Republican votes. The Con
stitutional amendments carried in
Union hv nearlv four to one.
Mocksville, Nov. Returns from
all tv,n.--hip.--. in Davie county show
that the Republicans have tarried the
county w nth the exception of Dem
cratie commissioner and county
surveyor. Amendments carried by
Concord, Nov. With 1" out of
lo precinct:; reported the entire Re
publican ticket from this county wa
decti d today by a maority of approx
imately 1PU. Early reports indicate
the amendments ca-'ded by safe ma
jo. -it y.
Ih.kiTsv die. Nov. For the first
time in :!5 years Mitchell county to
da" elected a Democrat to the lower
f the Cenera! Assembly, Job
ins weeing over l is opponent
t one Uim, !,-,.,! maiorltv Wu .
Co'irre. received ab
naioiitv and Whitener for tne
the -jane. The personal c amnaigning
ai-iiilc ar.ii popularity ef Mr. Phillips
a'v ics;i()i!:-,b!e for his election.
nur'.iimtvm. Nov. ."..At 8::10 tonight
!." iirecincts e:ac :,21 Democratic ma-
i u ity, it!: o'i'y one precinct 'ni hear,
f-.Mi mi,I it-,,. '.., in tbw . !! not
;,a i' e the v..te liu teiialU. T' e hard-
t aa was n ade on tho slu riT. and
D.mo,,:.t. is mning wi'h the
. ovdily '
a r a ana :
' 'a: tl. lat
c. 1 i I. ray na
oi.ty. Coa'vre.-siaan IV'i I
'a t. A ;i Jit i,le v. ...- c.,.1 o er the
"" i- MDION '
M.i,,!.all. Nov. .-..lliigl.t vote roll-!
throughout the county. Webb
polling .about usual vote with heavy!
falling off in Roptiblicnn vote. New-
ell's ma joritv will not exceed f,00. Re-
nnbllcnn conn! v tl. trf. with v.
ception of P. D. Ebbs, Democrat,
elected Representative. Roy F.
Ebbs, Democrat, running close for
county treasurer. J. F. Swaim, Dem
ocrat. is making strong gains for so
licitor. ' ORANGE
Hillsboro, Nov. 3. S. S. Smith, Re
publican, defeated Pickard, Democrat
for the House from Oranjre, and the
Republicans also elected the county)
vrrasurer. i ne amendments are prOD
ably carried by a small majority.
"I wa3 annoyed for over a year by
attacks of acute indigestion, followed
constipation," writes Mrs. M. J. Galla
gher, Geneva, N. Y. "I tried every
thing that was recommended to me
for this complaint but nothing did me
much good until about four months
ago I saw Chamberlain's Tablet ad
vertised and procured a bottle of them
from -ur druggist. I soon realised
that I had gotten the right thing for
they helped me at once. Since taking
two bottles I can eat heartily without
any bad effects." Sold by all dealers.
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... ... , , . , :,. H. i .,),;. , ...iii (FX5-4): Dover & Southbound
..'.lV a , ..-j LL line specimens of v.urk from the Man- j r?.a'1 (2" J!$a .South
, ' a., -ii ,i 'iv,-,. ,r .i r ! olina Railroad (I-X5-4): Kinston
VILLA PARTISAN CHOSEN FOR
Will Hold Office Twenty Days as Pro
visional Republican Executive Has
Failed So Far to Acknowledge In
tentions to Keep Promise to Abide
El Paso, Texas, Not. 4. The con
ference of revolutionary chiefs at
Aguas Calientes has disregarded Gen.
eral Caranza's protests and elected
uuucrrel was wmeu provisions
Governor of the State of San Luis
Uotosi by Carranza. He is regarded
the convention to be temporary presi
dent of Mexico.
Carranza now in power at the Na-
taday issued a further
mand for explanations from the
convention, which previously had re-ti-ed
both" himself and Villa. Evi
dences tonight pointed to a possible
conflict between the Carranza and
Villa factions, it was said. It Was re
ported that both sides had begun
troop movements. The short term of
ollice, limited to twenty days, accord
ed to Guitervez was out of considera
tion for Zapata delegates who had no
veto in the convention for lack of
authorisation from their chief. With
in the twenty days allotted it was e-
P'.vtod Zapata could arrange to allow
his agents to vote for him.
A mesyaire from the Central Ihireau
of information at Mexico City, given
out by the Consulate General's oflire
"As soon as the first chief was in
fi rmed of the action of the Agnus
conveni.on, ne state.i to ne the ,iesiro of ,,,-oviding storage for the
convention delegates that he was (lis- cotton surpus created by the Euro
rrsed to io as ho had promised, to I pcan w arc pl.epai.cd t0 -do aU that
-ve up l is command and executively reasomiblv can to aid in taking care
i w. er as soon as the convention had : of th)? abnormal situation and have,
axed the form of nrovusional govern- therefore, issued a tariff authorizing
imait an,, a.-ran-e l for apata and ( thp storarP cf cotton at warehousing
,;la t i give up command of their j ;., v;., whi,-h thmne-h rntes .f-
e made to
ves for wl
at an explanation
him of the motives whic
I the convention to decide
! resignation and the mo
ich it had considered ex
resignation from power."
Best Cotijih Medicine For Children
"Three years ago when I was living
in Pittsburgh one of my children hnd
a hard cold and coughed dreadfully.
1'pon the advice of a drug-gist I pur
chased a bottle of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy and it benefitted him
. t once. I find it the best cough med
icine fur children it is pleasant to'
lake. They do not object to taking it.'
writc Mrs. Lafayette Tuck, Homer
City, Pa. This remedy contains no
0P'uro or narcotics?, and may be given!
a child as confidently as to an adult.T
Sold by all dealers.
FRANK I.IWILLE TOWNSHIP
The annua! flower show and indus-
trial fair for l-'ranklinville township j
will be held at the academv on No-1
vember i:i anil 14.
From a small beeinning this fair !
has srown to be coual to the best
Al.so a vaiiet'-
f.f oi i...i'iiii"ii nv,.,i'
i' u-i "lid K-irdcMrri
lis of liowers' fancv
.K'. . n' ,V
ucts from the
while ti.e exiii
larger aad iuo
fore. T:.:s fair is
r. clion of the Lai
the M. E. Uivii
to their church L
i.Mcicty i ' n.n.iu
. iui of u e 1:; i v.
uractieai tair.gs a;
'd under tho di-
s' a;,i n;,.i,. f
ding itunl. The j
in-nr at on,'
e ail sorts of'
'l , j i-. ,.v'.,Hi ;
c!es lor (
presents niav be
1 ;oii:. I
her .11, a:
(lay, as i!
before '! p. m. F'ri
w ill then be closed
liUiU BU1K, Sec.
Reinarkaiilo C i re of Croup
"''st v,irler when my little boy had
f r?".P J,'1'!!" a lul f Chan,b.or-
aui. C'liui;:! ueriieo . i nonestiv Be
''eve it saved.., iiie,
L. Cook- 'i!S"a. Pa.
lieve it saved his life, writes Mrs. J.
"It cut the
P'"m .an" ri-"WC(1 ns. coughing
! pnclls- 1 'm "' grateful for what
this remedy has done for him."
ale by all dealers.
I HQ I
cough tears down
The dossed air-tubei directly af
fect your longs and speedily lead to
pleurisy, pneumonia, comoaptwa.
SCOTTS EMULSION overcomes
bronchitis in an easy, natural way.
Its curative OIL-FOOD soothes the
inflamed membranes, relieves the
cold that causes the trouble, a
and every drop helps to lf
strengthen yom kinga
AU Drntiif Hmv H . Ytj
uu irnHf iiimiiim n H
TURKEY TAKES HAND IN WAR
Joins Forces With Germany and Au
striaProgress of the Fighting.
The complications of the European
war has been increased by the en
trance of Turkey into the conflict on
the side of Germany and Austria.
Thursday a Turkish cruiser bombard
ed Theodosia, a Russian seaport on
the southeast coast of Crimea, about
100 miles northeast of Sevastopol, by
which it is connected by rail.
Turkish destroyers sank the Rus
sain gunboat Donets in Odessa har
bor and damaged three Russian and
one French merchantmen.
Turkey's action seems to make it
probable that the area of conflict may
be ereatly widened. The Balkans pre
sent such a network of hostile inter
ests that Greece and the other Balkan,
nations may easHy be drawn into the
Greece, it is believed, will likely be
the first state now neutral to throw
her weight against the Ottoman army.
Bulgaria holds a remarkable position.
She is bound to Russia by racial ties
and to Great Britain by obligations
for diplomatic support in the last
year. Her interests and sentiments
are violently hostile to both Turkey
An attempt to invade the Caucasus
on one side and Egypt on the other
is the program military men think
the Turkish forces have been gath
ered recently in Syria and Palestine,
but a march across the Sinai Penin
sula will be a hard one because the
country virtually is a desert.
The English papers are confident
that the protection of the Suez canal
against a raid and o f Egypt against
invasion nre well provided for, but
they recognize that the addition of
Turkey to the belligerent forces prob
ably will prolong the war and increase
its horrors. Thoy said that this means
Great Britain must raise more men.
How long Italy can remain aloof
is another question that is being ask
ed by newspapers.
The Norfolk Southern railroad, with
i fective. The Norfolk Southern railroad
has secured the aid of the Interstate
commerce commission in establishing
this arangement effective on three
lays notice rather than to give the
usual thirty days notice as required
by the interstate commerce commis
sion. The arangement as authorized
is expected to create warehousing for
the purpose of taking care of ship
ments of cotton which might be for
warded to the warehousing point and
when disposed of reshipped on basis
of the through rate from the original
point of origin to the final destination,
plus the stoppage charge of three
cents per hundred pounds. The ar
arangement a s issued is for the pur
pose of assisting in meeting the ex
traordinary conditions attending the
marketing of cotton occasioned by the
European war, and to facilitate the
temporary storage of cotton. The
Norfolk Southern Railroad will, there
fore, during the cotton year ending
August 31, 1015, or during such part
thereof as exigencies created by the
European war may necessitate, apply
the rules as shown in the following
I" connection with participating
' "rr.,tTS;.. ""Lr"" " . "iK,1f." lxa""
Ea.V I Vi Atlantic western
olina Railroad and Lumber Company
FX5-1: Randolph & Cumberland
Railroad (FX5-1); Winston-Snlem
Southbound Railroad (FX5-r,, local
riltofl rules and regulations, ware
housing cotton in transit at.
Crcswell, N. C; Fayetleville, N. C;
vcm;l!'p' -K,5"0"- -'
' Raleigh, N. C; W.'islnng-
on' '' Wilson, N. C, for the pur
pose of assisting in meeting the extra
pr,!i;,::!T c,f,n'ntions nftcf"""? the
vou mav buv the "ciz or cotton oc-easionwi oyine
'we usiiallv' seil ! European war, and to facilitate the
c .-cam' and caitv! ' pmPor'y storage of cotton, the?"
,. . , . ' I lines will, during the cotton rear end
.te, . inlay night,, inff A,.p.,1?t ni ,.ir or f,,ir;rl(T F(.h
aturday, Kovem- mrl v,vy,,o as thc cxmcy a o,A(,(
Ui ntf-m. Admis- j jjy t,10 lr0pPan wnr tnay necessitate,
I iipilv tho vrj-s as sho rn herein,
las that all ex-; L sued October 17. 101. 1.
infective October 22, 1014.
Issued under special permission of
the Interstate Commerce Commission
No. 2r)o41 of October 10, 1D14.
Issued by J. F, Dalton, assistant
general freight agent, Norfolk, Va.
E. D. Kyle, Trafic Manager, Nor
AMERICA FOR ME!
Oh, London is a man's town, there's
power in the air;
And Paris is a woman's town, with
flowers in her hair;
And it's sweet to dream in Venice,
and it's great to study Rome;
But when it comes to living, there's
no place like home.
I know that Europe's wonderful, yet
something seems to lack;
The Past is too much with her, and
the people looking back.
But the glory of the present is to
make the Future free
We love our land for what she is and
what she is to be.
Oh, it's home again, and home again,
America for me!
I want a ship that's westward bound
to plow the rolling sea.
To the blessed land of Room Enough
beyond the ocean bars,
Where the air is full of sunlight and
the flag is full of stars.
Henry Van Dyke
CASTOR I A
STATE AND GENERAL NEWS
HAPPENINGS OF JNTEREST TAK-
iiNii ruAtis THIS WEEK
THROUGHOUT M THE DIFFER.
ENT SECTIONS OF THE COUN
TRY POLITICAL AND OTHER.
The United States has 125.000 tel
The Panama Canal has been closed
to navigation by another landslide.
Col. Goethals hopes to have it open
again' by Friday.
Acting Secretary Lansing issued a
statement Monday announcing that the
State Department had declined to act
as censor for moving picture films
dealing with the European war.
Both Houses of the South Carolina
Legislature have passed a bill provid
ing for the issue of $24,000,000 worth
of state bonds.the proceeds to be loan
ed on cotton stored in warehouses.
Benjamin A. Helms, who shot and
killed Sidney Saunders, of Suffolk,
Va., the son of wealthy parents, on
August 22, w-as acquitted by a jury in
Suffolk court. The unwritten law was
the plea of the defendant!
A total of 61 is shown on the caus
uality list issued by the officials of the
Franklin Coal and Coke Company, at
Wosmine, near Royalton, 111., where
!i00 men were entombed at the going-to-work
The Rockefeller Foundation has de
termined to employ its immense re
sources for relief of non-combatants
in countries now afflicted with war.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., says they
stand ready to give millions of dol
lars if necessary.
The Interstate Commerce Commis
sion Tuesday began formal consider
tion of the application of Eastern
railways for advanced freight rates
in what is called the November con
ference. A decision supplemented to
that of August 1, which permitted
some increases and denied others, is
expected within a month.
Great Britain has proposed that
American ships bound for European
ports touch at some convenient Scotch
port and submit to examination of
their cargoes, receiving certificates
which will relieve them of annoyance
of search by British and French crui
sers during the remainder of the voy
ages. A negro who walked into the First
National Rank at Rider, La., covered
the cashier witn a pistol and compell
ed him to push over the cash on the
counter Wednesday, was captured by
a crowd that chased the negro sever
al miles. He had $878. The negro de
clined to reveal his identity, but said
he was from San Antonio, Texas.
Will Hughes, sentenced a little more
than a year ago to life imprisonment
for the murder of Cofer Cox, in Spar
tanburg county, South aCrolina, a
few days ago killed with a pick Robert
Stevens, the guard in charge of the
chain gang on which he was a prison
er, robbed him of his two pistols and
$40 in cash and made his escape.
R. B. Hartley, president of the Bank
of Stony Creek and representative of
Sussex and Greenville counties in the
House of Delegates, was run down
and killed by a train on the Atlantic
Coast Line Railroad Monday near his
home in Sussex county. Mr. Hartley
was running afier a colt and did not
hear the train approaching. He was
63 years old.
Postmaster General Burleson has
awarded a South Carolina firm the
contract for supplying the postoffice
department's annual supply of wrap
ping twine, about a million and a half
pounds, at l.'l cents a pound for cot
ton cord. It is estimated that $20,000
will be saved by the substitution of
cotton for jute twine, which has here
tofore been used.
The color line in horses was drawn
by agents of the French government
in buying horses in this country for
the French army. A cargo of 1 ,04 S
of horses and mules wq shipped from
New Orle.ii'.i a few days ago and the
horses in the shipment were exclus
ively havs and blacks, it. is said that
white hoi scs afford good targets for
marksmen and for this reason are less
desirable for mi'.itrry purposes than
those of a darker hue.
Dr. Edward Jenner Wood, of Wilm
ington, who has made a study of pel
lagra, disagrees with the .opinion of
Dr. .1 isrphdoldbci ger, head of the pel
lagra investigations of the United
States public hea'th service, that "pel
lagra comes from living on a one-sided
diet, and that it is in no way in
fectious or contagious." This claim
is diametrically opposed to the posi
tion taken by Dr. Wood and other
leading physicians. Dr. Wood main
tains that the disease is infectious
and contagious and expressed the
opinion that flies and bed bugs carry
Mr. A . J. Fields, of Raleigh, re
ceived from his brother, Mr. Thomas
L. Fields, of London, a letter in which
he stated that his two soon have join
ed the British army, one ts a lieuten
ant of the Eighth EoSex Regiment,
and the other as a member of the ais
tillery. Mr. T. L. Fields is a native of
North Carolin,a but has been in Lon
don for thirty years. He is still n
American citizen, but his sons are
British subjects. He married Miss
Meta Capehart, daughter of Capt. B.
A. Capehart, formerly of Raleigh, ond
they have many friends and acquain
tances in this state. He also sent one
of the English blue books, with the of
ficial statement of diplomatic corres
pondence leading up to the war.
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