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GATHERED IN DIFFERENT
S OF INTEREST COLLECTED UY OV?.W'wlinMCS
ON DENTS INDUSTRIAL AND SOCIAL N h 1 KOM
NI VILLAGES WHAT THE FAKMKRf Aht DOING ALONG
B. M. Kimrey, of Guilford College
was a week-end visitor with friends
and relatives in town.
Miss Elizabeth Cameron returneo
last Friday from northern cities,
where she SDent several days in the
millinery world, making patterns ami
Miss Henrietta McMillan, of the
State Normal College, Greensboro,
was the guest of her sister in Liber;
for the weels-end.
Mrs. Flora Coltrane has been quite
6ick of lagrippe for two weeks.
Mrs. D. H. Cameron has been con
fined to her room for several days
suffering from rheumatism.
Mrs. H. K. Trogdon, who has been
contorted by illness for ome weeks, is
slowly improving. 1
A. W. Curtis spent Friday of lad
week in Greensboro. j
nn TVnp-ne. of Raleieh, was a
visitor in town last week.
Ur Ren Fowler ami children v
itl Mrs Harvev Isley in Greens
boro last weft.
Miss Florence Patterson was a vis
itor in Greensboro last week.
Miss Ronnie Hatch has a position
with Miss Cameron as saleslady in
I,-- millinpr-o t.ore.
Mrs. Herbert Steed and little
daughter, who have been spending
pome time with Mrs. Steed's mother.
Mrs. H. K. Trogdon, returned to tneir
home in Raleigh Thursday of last
WESTERN RANDOLPH NEWS
Our farmers have begun plowing
land for their cottoa crops in this sc
i'0"- , Ml
Mrs. Mollie Maner. vho has been ill
A. A. Frazier, who has been suffer
ing from lagrippe, is recovering.
The school at Prospect will ctosc
March 27, with an old-time exhi
tion. The Frazier boys have purchased a
saw mill and will begin sawing in a
Arthhr Reddick is ill of lagrippe
at this writing.
HONOR ROLL OF FARMER HIGH
SCHOOL FOR FEBRUARY
First grade Hal Bingham.
Second grade Vivian Kearns, Al
Third grade Hazel Kearns. Ray
Fourth grade Herbert Kearns. Ha
Fifth gTade Lyde Bingham. his
Sixth grade Birdie Wood.
Seventh grade Etta Pierce.
Eighth grade Sarah Shaw, Moses
Ninth grade Claude Walker, Ida
Tenth grade Wade Hussey.
The school at Pisgah, taught by.
Miss Delia Callicutt, closed a ver.
successful year's work with a nc.
entertainment Thursday night which
was enjoyed by all present.
Miss Hazel Cox returned home Sat
urday from Caraway where she has
keen teaching for the past winter.
Misses Rilla Spoon and Dorotnv
Harvel spent Tuesday night with Mrs.
Willie Wright and children, of
Steeds, visited friends here last wetr.
Arthur Cagle, who has been ill for
pome time, is very much improved.
There will be an entertainment at
Wekb school house Friday afternoon.
H. A. Lucas and family have moved
te the farm, lately vacated by Willi
We hop there will soon be an im
provement on our roads, as the road
trustees rf Union tiwaship have re
cently purchased a new road machine.
C. A. Beam wd "wife visited his son-in-law,
Harris Trogdn, near Rock
Miss JesBie Cox, who has been at
eVime on account of "1 .rw"
nut' 'r'i n"ed and1 tneir loss.
;r woWat GuiKord Co,-1 y. A -
home for some
health, is ver.
wiJI resume her
lace this week.
"Jr. ;md Mrs. W. H. Parks, of
Tkomasville, visited her parents, Mr.
ar.d Mrs. E. X. l.hck, last week.
NEWS FROM RANDLEMAN
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hinshaw are on
the sick lift from lagrippe.
A. M. Bain, who holds a position
with the Piedmont Hosiery Mills.
High Point, spent Saturday and Sun
dav with his family. .
i. W. Walton returned from High
Pant last Thursday after spending a
week or more with his son, C. II. Wal
ton. lit. Lebanon church has an oxcel
les; choir, and Rev. J. B. O'Brian a
I've church anil Sunday school.
Mrs. Annie Scott, of High Point,
aid Miss Allie Walton spent the week
end in town.
We congratulate Sheriff Birkhead
for appointing A. E. Lassiter deputy
sheriff for Randleman. We think he
is the right man in the right place.
Quite a large crowd attended tn
lecture last Sundav at the Holiness
church by Henry, the converted Hin
'u. We had enow half-inch deep last
Business is looking up in Handle'
E. P. Steel and Miss Pollie
of Franklinville, were guests
unity of J. A. Russell last
Mrs. Steel and Mrs. Rus
heir sister, Mrs. Mary
is a delegate to the
f the Woodmen of the
m this week.
attended the funeral
. Jane Leach Asbfii,
he community wa
SECTIONS OF THE COUNTY
sorry to hear of her death, as she
w.-m'a pood neighbor, who had spent
her life in the neighborhood until two
or three years ago, when she went
to Asheboro and lived with her niece,
Mrs. Ivv Hall.
Miss Ijiura Rridcres. daughter oi
Mr. nnd Mrs. Horace Bridges, died
March 6. and was buried at old Mt
Olivet the 8th. She had suffered
from tuberculosis for some months.
She was about twenty years of age
and is survived by a father, mother
and two sisters.
NEWS FROM RAMSEl R
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. CopelamL of
Wilmington, are visiting their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Copelana.
Mat. Martin, a former resident of
Ramseur, visited friends in town last
I. F. Craven, who has been in Bal
timore for some time, is expected
home soon. His friends will be tie
lighted to see him again.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Watkins will
celebrate the 47 anniversary of thc-i
marriage on March 17. Mr. Watkins
always wears a shamrock on that day.
Their many friends wish for them
many more years of martital bliss.
The Watkins-Leonard Hardware
Company's building is rapidly near
Honor Roll Ramseur Graded School,
Beginning March 1.
Seventh grades Sue Burgess, Alein
Dixon, Lane Forrester, Gizelle Moore,
Fleta Tate, Etha Williams.
Eighth grade Kathleen Black. Lu
cile Ellis, Gladys Leonard, Sarah
Steel, Mary Tate, Clara Whitehead.
Daphane Marley, Miss Xell Marshall,
EXHIBITION AT MILLBORO
There will be an exhibition at Mi:i
boio school house Saturday, March lo,
program consisting of songs, !i;
logues and speeches.
There also will be a play that night
given by thp school, "Captured! or
The Old Maid's Triumph." Admis
sion 10 and 20 cents. Music furnish
ed by the Trogdon String band. 'Ine
proceeds will be for the benefit of the
school. Everybody come and en.v-
SCHOOL CLOSING AT SEA GROVE
Bible and Flag Presented bv Junior
The public school at Seagrove,
taught by Mr. H. H. Cranford, closed
last Saturday with an old time exhi
bition, a flag raising, and Bible, pre
vention by the local Junior Order.
Large crowds were present at the
exercises; and the songs, recitations
and dialogues by the students were
very creditable to them and to their
teacher. Mr. Sechrest, of Hiirh Point.
well known sneaker for the Junii"'
Order, was present and made the ad- 'avs ,o;ie' everywhere. Mrs. Rag; '. .
dress, telling something of the pn.i- r(.nla,.ks wele ffl.eeted with hearty up
ciples of the Junior Order and pre- nlni.ua
senting the Bible and flag in appro
DEATH OF MRS. AS BILL
On March ?, 1915, Mrs. Jane Asbill
who was sixty-seven years old we
called of God to her heavenly home.
ne was a consecrated woman and
member of the Riverside Bantis.
church, and her home was one to
which the neighbors delighted to en
ter because of her. hospitality.
Since the death of her husband
which occurred three years ago s.-u
has lived with her niece, Mrs. lv
Hall. Her beautiful devotion to thit
family was made manifest in her In
days by the kindnesses which we
returned by the devoted familv to
dear "Aunt Jane."
Words fail to describe her love for
the Recorder. She found there her
sermons from which her mind fed to
the satisfaction of the soul.
She is survived by two sisters, Mrs.
Z. T. Byrd, Mrs. W. M. Moffitt nana
one brother, E. B. Leach, besides
FRANK LINVILLE NEWS
Rev. J. T. Rogers, who has been on
the sick list for a few days, was able
to fill his appointment at the M. E.
chuifh Sunday morning.
J. C. Kivett, of High Point, was in
town a few days last week.
A. J. W. Craven has bought a din 1
net for catching fish and has placed it .
in the waste way below the gin house
and is now running full time night and
day when there is plenty of water.
Charley Craven has gone to Rain-'
seur, where he has charge of a press-
mg club and has also made arrange-
ments to pitch for Ramseur basebaM
J. R. Lutterloh made a business trio
to Greensboro one day last week.
F. L. Ellison, who recently moved
to his truck tarm near the northern
limits of the city, is preparing his
farm for a bumper croo the comine
G. C. Cox went to Greensboro Sat-.
urday morning, returning Sunday
Missea Parmelia and Lillie Jones, oi
Coleridge, spent Saturday and Sundav
with the family of R. S. Craven.
The Baraca class of the M. E.
church has organized a debating socie-
ty with A. W. Farris, president,and u.
D. Luther, secretary, which meets at
the town hall every Thursday night
The subiect for discussion last week
was: "Resolved, that women should
be given the franchise and was well
argued on both sides. The judges de
cided in favor of the affirmative.
Rev. J. F. Allred, whose work is on
the Rockingham circuit of the M, "
church, is at home on account of ill
ness and has made arrangements to
remain at home for two months.
The Franklinville Lumber Company
has been getting in several car loaas
tf fine lumber and expect to run their
plant to its full capacity.
D. Uwe made a trip to Groenstio.-:.
! ; wive?
' to tne 'aat
tinir up a nut
, dcK.c aml pot
R. A. Allred has ailriwi ronsulorao,
nrance of his place by put
e fence around his iv.-
NEWS FROM MT. TABOR
Roller Mill Being Erected .New
Houses Going I'P Death of -Mr.
J. C. Uagan is erecting a new roller
mill on his store house lot near Mt.
Tabor. Messrs. Nathan and J. F.
cates and Carver, of Lexington art
assisting in the work.
J. M. Yates has moved to Marvin
W. M. Garner has completed his
J. F. Yates made a business trip to
Master John Vernon Yates has a
pig four months old that will weigh
one hundred pounds.
Mr. John C. Hill, the oldest man in
our neighborhood, aged 82 years,
taken sick last Monday with neuralgia
of the stomach and died the following
day. The burial was at Pleasant Un
ion Thursday in the presence of
large crowd of relatives, friends and
neighbors. Rev. Mr. Smith, of High
Point, conducted the service. Mr. Hili
leaves a wife, three sons, one daugh
ter, two brothers, two sisters, and a
host of friends and other relatives to
mourn their loss.
BIG DAY AT ARCH DALE
School Closing and Presentation of
Flag and Bible Tuesday.
Trinity, March 10. Tuesday was a
fine ilay for Archrtale in every respect,
marking the close of an excellent yeai
of the school taught by Prof. J. C
Lindley, .assisted by Miss Mary An
drews. There has been general satis
faction and the school has done fin
work. An excellent play by the school
at night under the management of
Mrs. Tomlinson, was well attended
and much enjoyed by all.
The Junior Order exercises in the
afternoon were attended by a splend
id audience and the occasion was one
to be remembered. The flag ant;
Bible were presented by Trinity Coun
cil No. ."507 of this splendid patriotic
order. A flag pole was erected on the
school grounds and the national em
blem makes a fine appearance arid
was greeted with cheers as it wa.
raised to the top of the staff under
the direction of Mr. Lee Andrews.
Prof. D. C. Johnson, principal of
Trinity high school, presented the
Bible and discussed the first two of
the principles of the Junior Ortfei,
which are VIRTU 15, LIBERTY and
PATRIOTISM. He said that virtue
is more than the ancient idea of valor,
that it is moral goodness, and that i
true liberty is founded upon it, and
that upon this principle the Ordei
supports the school and believes the
Bible should not only be m the school
but should be used there.
The Bible was received for the
school by Mrs. Lena Ragan, member
of the schoo committe; wno' made
excencilt talk on the use and the val
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Attorney bruce Craven presented
the flag and discussed PATRIOTISM
He said that patriotism is a reality
and not merely a dream, but that
like charity it ought to begin at home,
that it is much easier to die for your
country than to live for your commt.
nity. "It is easier to honor the flaj
with words than to fight for the
things which make the flag worth
while, sobriety, peace, character, lib
erty and virtue." He said that t
worst crimes that have taken place in
Randolph county in recent years were
directly due to the influence of liquor
and ignorace, that the Junior Ordei
is fighting both, and he has no pa
tience with any man who condemn t
crimes due to liquor and makes
protest over the legalizing of exprr
companies to bring liquor into the
county. He said the flag should st
our national pride when we look at it
and this -onid jnove-u. to-fic on for
the.xaUo.or own community. .
Prof. -Lindley accepted the flag foi
the school and made a good talk o:
and P?-". if
dividual? practice the principles
The Trinity Council of the Junior
Order is one of the most active nm
progressive in the State and the ac
tion of the members of the Council
secured the special law for Trinity
that absolutely prohibits the bringing
of liquor in any way or any quantity
and the Council believes this law
ihould be extended to all North Caro-
SOCIAL EVENT AT RAMSEUR
Ramseur, March 9 The Bacheioi
Belles held a most delightful meet-
ing Monday evening with Miss raw
line Allred. A very interesting pro-
gram was rendered, readings being
given by several members of the cluu.
After the exchange of books, deliclou
1 refreshments were served and the
guests departed, voting Miss Allreo
a charming hostess. -
(Miss) Nell Marshall, Cor Sec.
BATTLESHIPS TO VERA CRUZ
I The Unitd States Government has
: informed General Carranza that un-
less there is an improvement m Mex
ican conditions with respect to oi-
1 eigners and their interests under his
. control, necessary steps will be taKei
to secure the desired protection. Ui
Monday, two battleships were ordered
to leave Guantanamo for Vera Orus,
the only American ship at that piae.
bemsr the Delaware, ine entire A.
, lantic fleet of 21 ships is at Guan-
tanamo within two and one-hall day
sail of Vera Crus.
Later news is that General Obregon
Carranza'8 representative in Mexico
City, has evacuated the capital, and
Zapata's followers are in control.
Americans are again warned toleaw
Mexico, and Secretary Bryan an
nounces that transportation facilities
will be sought for all desiring to
Mc vemsn's Due in the Cettsn
States. March 14 to 21. 1915.
National Weal her Journal
Sunday. March 14 The week
will open clear and cool in
Eastern Cotton Belt as pre
viously forecast and with ris
Isg temperatures In Western
Monday March 15 to Satur
day. March 20 A cool wave
will overspread Western Cot
ton Belt Monday, preceded by
light rain. The rains will in
crease as the movement passes
East. The cool wave will clear
the weather and bring frosts to
very near the Gulf Coast, ex
cept In Southwest Texas and In
Florida. It will continue gen
erally fair In the South tte re
mainder of the week except that
it will be clouding up at the
close Is Western Belt. Temper
atures will steadily rise until
minima will range In the 60s
all over the South.
FEBRUARY BIGGEST MONTH
Collector Watts' Office Breaks All
Previous Records in Collection of
Government Taxes. '
Statesville. Cashier Carson of Col
lector Watt's office reports that tho
collection of Government taxes, from
the various sources in the fifth dis
trict, exceeded during the month of
February any month in the history
of the office, having reached a total
of J695.173.40. This exceeds the
month of .June, 1914, which was here
tofore the record month for amount
of collections, by $2,668.42.
The various sources from whence
the taxes were received were; To
bacco, cigars, cigarettes and snuff,
$679,072.45; lists, corporation and
personal income tax. $5,966.54; opium
tax, $92.48; documentary and' prop
rietary stamps. $8,892.46; wine
stamps, $64.22; special tax $942.35.
Cotton, Cotton Seed and Meal Prices
in the Markets of North Carolina
For the Past Week.
As reported to the Division of Mar
kets. Notth Carolina Agricultural Ex
periment station and Department of
North Eaattrn North Carolina.
KannviUe .... 1 40-42 10.00
New Hern 42-4S
VaiirrUiro T i 40-4L'
Wiisliinitton . . 71 4'
Wtnstlor 7V-7 5
WllllamBton. .74-7 I3-I7H M 00
Wintervllle. ..714-7 40-43 30.00
South Etern North Carolina
.Ta. UnonvllIe. . IK. 38 32.00
Maxton 714-7 3-8 35-45 30.00
North Central North Carolina.
Buttleboro ...fiVi-7 42-45 32.00
;reennboro. . .714-7 7-8
Kenly 7 -7 40-42H
Nashville .... 714 40-45
Pine Ievl.... 37V42
RalelKh 7-S 42
Kciuaro.. 7-14 4-a
WiUnn VVl 40
South Central North Carolina.
Charlotte 7i- . 33-39 30.00
Cleveland ... 36-4330.00
Klmrn Mtn... 8 35-40 30.00
Monroe 8 -8 I414-40
Newton 8 40-50
Norwood 744-8 40
Shelby 7-814 33-39
Norfolk. Va...7-7 7-8
RETAIL PRICES OF CORN FOR THE
Mo. t -No. t
Wrote Yellow or 3Uxt
10-1.05 .90-. 95
.FARMERS' UNION MEETING
lf Inlaraalina- Kll1liMt DiwtlMefl.
The Randolph Branch of the Ifa. -
mere Union met in the court house
in Asheboro. last Saturday, at 1
o'clock in the morning, for the qua.
terly session. Quite a goodly numbe.
of the brethren were present and
everybody seemed full of good cheer.
Many subjects of interest to the
Union were discussed. In fact, almost
everything got a good word, including
the following: politics, farming, co-
operation, fertilizers, widows and chii-
dren, education, and good roads,
From the number of subjects it seemi.
there will be something in old Ran-
dolph this year in spite of bad weath -
er and low cotton.
Brother Cicero Skeen having dleo
reeently, and left a widow in need oi
sympathy and help, the Union toon
up a collection which amounted to
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C "'J B
xo.10 in casn, ana men voiea u pay
his fall guano account of 122.80 at1
the Randolph Supply Company, and Education Bill In House.
also a present of ten dollars, amount-1 The house took up the omnibus edu-
ing in all to $37.90, which will be Uon om prepared by the committee
turned over to the widow at once. ,, ... . . .
Much sympathy was expressed hy to generally ainendthe public school
the brethren. jlaws and more particularly einpower-
We shall in the near future addres. Ing the board of education of any
a letter to all the Locals, wishing county to raise the age limit for com
them hearty co-operation in business pulsory school attendance to 14 years,
for the coming year but less poli-:rne provisions of the bill were ex
tics and foolishness, more educatioii, ' plaJne(j Dy chairman Mints of the
good roads, -better crops more of some i on education. There was
thing to feed and eat, nicer homes,: td4rol discussion and then the
&T22Zr SST'u " -
Christ-like life. appropriations.
William R. Julian, Cor Secretary.!
BILL VOTED DOWN
AMENDED ANTI-JUG. BILL HAS
EASY SAILING THROUGH SEN
ATESMANY BILLS PASS.
DISPATCHES FROM RALEIGH
Doings and Happenings That Mark
the Progress of North Carolina Peo
ple Gathered Around the State
The senate listened for half an hour
to arguments by Senator Majette and
others on the Majette bHl for a consti
tutional amendment to allow a system
of rural land segregation between the
races, as endorsed by the State Far
mers' Union, and then voted 17 to 15
against the bill on second reading,
killing the bill for the session.
The vote was first postponed and
then Mr. Majette urged reconsidera-
tiod of this with the fatal result for
The senate passed without opposK
tion the bill agreed upon by the joint
conference committee as a substitute
for the anti-jug bill that the senate
had amended to requlr a referendum
and the measure went to the house,
where its passage Is assured. This
means that prohibition legislation Is
terminating in a bill that will limit
deliveries of "spirituous llqours" to
one Quart within 15 days to one per
son and not ovef five gallons of malt
liquors with not over 5 per cent alco
hol within a 15-day period when the
bill had been passed without amend
Senator White, who had offered
much the same bill early In the con
test over the original bill In the sen
ate. took occasion to especially thank
Senator Gilliam and Senator Nash for
their support of the substitute bill in
the conference committee and on the
floor of the senate. Both had oppos
ed the original bill and worked for the
referendum amendment that finally
worked its defeat through the senate
House and Senate Very Busy.
There was favorable report from
committee for the Harden bill to al
low commissioners of counties to pay
(10 reward for Information to convict
blind tigers and blockaders
Doctor Carr pleaded for a bill for
inspection of hospitals, convents, re
formatories and the like, and it was
passed with an amendment fixing it
on his county of Duplin only on
motion nf Rtprtc'ii!atlie Vu:in; Hep
resentatlve Huichison's bill to araenc
the law as to blUs-of-lading as evi
dence; require telephone companies
to render statements.
The House concurred in the Sen'
ate substitute for the bill amending
the pharmacy law and the amend
ment to the bill to give peanut pick
ere a lien on peanuts picked.
The Senate passed the bill to In
crease the fees of solicitors on a
scale of running to $25 instead of $20,
it being estimated that the bill will
give an Increase of about 30 per cent
in the revenue of these officers. There
were numbers of amendments offered
and voted down, notably one by Mc-
Leod to strike out bis senatorial dls
trict and, failing in this, to exempt
Robeson county. An amendment by
Senator Muse requiring reports of ex
peases of solicitors, was adopted and
this immediately concurred In by the
The Senate passed with only one
dtsienttng rote, the Gilliam bill to
ameed the Constitution so as to re
strict local and special legislation, it
la a duplicate of that amendment lost
at the last election and will now be
submitted, It the House concurs
The Senate passed the bill to re
quire railroad employes In shops to
be said off semi-monthly
Senator Gcrdner got up Ms bill to
amend the law as to hours of labor
in mills and remedying defects in the
nresent law. fixing 60 hours and re
quiring better machinery as to child
1 labor tegulatlons as approved by the
Committee on Manufacturers and this
passed is second reading after an ex
planation by Senator Gardner.
Senate Considers Machinery, Bill.
The senate spent some time con-
slderlng the machinery bill and voted
aown a mibst-tute embodying the
a,hinrv et offered bv Sena-
. ' h. (hn tM
tor Muse because he oppoMd tha tax
assessment feature of the new bill
with its county assessor feature with,
i as he charged, tax assessments as to
i sheriff settlements, ana iibub wwu
property in May, and all were ac-
cepted and the bill passed in - final
reading to go back to the bouse tor
Senate Bills Become Law,
Bills passed Included: Omnibus
ce of the peace bill; amend the lnw
as to mortgages and torts; aniemi the
library commission act; amend the re
visal as to tlie oy.-.ttr Industry; au
thorize the governor and commission
er of Agriculture to regulate com
merce so as to prevent spread of fr;-
and-moutu disease among cattle;
amend the law as to regulating st
curlty selling companies; protect and
regulate agricultural fairs; authorize-
depositions In recorder's courts for de
fendants; amend the form of marri
age licenses so as t,o shew divorce
when obtained and grounds. In mar
riage of divorced persons.
Pass Bachelor Tax Bill.
In spite of the terribly congested
calendar and great flood ef work, the
house took time for a bit of horse
play in passing a facetious bill cred
ited to Benton of Columbus imposing
a tax of $2 on bachelors for support
of the home for fallen women, with
an amendment by Mickle of Forsyth
providing a fine of $1 to 2 on all mar
ried men who stay out after IV o clock
at nigM, this to benefit the fund for
woman suffrage. U passed applicable
to Columbus county only.
Change Name ef State School.
A bill passed to change the name.
of state School for Feebleminded to
"Caswell Training School," as did
bills to prevent trial of prisoners in
prison uniforms and shaven beads;
t.erfect detaQs for electing 9nlted
States senators by the people; pro
vide rural police in Columbus county.
The Joint resolution from the House
enlarging the powers from the special
committee of the House to investigate
the Carter-Abernethy contempt case
and charges of Immorality against
Judge Carter was laid before the Sen
ate and passed without a dissenting
vote. This is the resolution that pro
vides for the expenses of the Inves
tigation through providing stenogra
phers counsel, witness fees and mile
age and any and all other expenses
that may be incurred In the Investi
gation. The resolution was ordered
enrolled for ratification.
Seek Federal Cooperation.
The House passed a resolution on
motion of Senator Gardner looking to
the acceptance of the co-operation
terms of the Federal Government In
the farm demonstration work under
the Smith-Weaver bill for which the
Senate has just passed the bill appro
priating $11,000 to be expended by
the State in this work.
ML Mitchell Appropriation Passed.
The House passed the bill from
the Senate to appropriate $20,000 for
the purchase of the top of Mount
Mitchell and preserve) this original
forest and most valuable watershed
as public psrk for the people of the
Stale. l l.i the Weaver i;'l that has
already passed the Senate.
No 'Appropriation For Heme.
The House Committee on Appro
priations reported unfavorably the
McRae bill for $25,000 to establish a
home for fallen women, a measure
that had already passed the Senate.
The joint committee on appropriations
reported favorably by one vote major
ity a bill to increase the pensions ot
the several classes of (Jon federals
Regulate Importation of Cattle.
The Senate took up the bill of Sen
ator Miller to authorise the Governor
and Commissioner of Agriculture to
stop or regulate the importation ot
feedetuffg and cattle into the state st
their discretion and passed it with
little discussion, the purpose being to
be in position to take prompt and ef
eettr cteps to vretwnt r stay is
vaston of the 'foot-ed4oHi disease
which -has recently wered in Vir
ginia. Fish Commission Bill Passed.
The statewide fish commission MIL
completed its running of the gauntlet
being passed by the House by a vote
of (3 to 51 after an especially spldlted
final argument .then bad Ma amend
ments concurred in by the Senate and
order made for its enrollment for rati
fication. Woman Reformatory Bill Passes.
The McRae bill to establish a re-
j formatory for fallen women was pass
ed by tne senate. ,.
Bynum Divorce Bill Killed.
The House reopened the matter rF
the passage of the Bynum bill for.
allowing absolute divorce after five
years separation where some one of
the statutory cases is involved and
killed the bill by a vote of 50 to 42.
The calendars in both houses' are
terribly congested and committees are
reporting great numbers of additional
bills at the opening hour of ever)'
session in preparation for ' the . flan!
deluge that can but characterise the
last hours of the session. 1 '
Senate Bills Pass Final Reading.
Amend the charter of Bos tic; pro
vide bonds for Woodland school dis
trict, Northampton county; improve
roads of Wake county and employ
road engineers; establish boundaries
of Waco Graded School district. Cleve
land county encourage reclamation of
swamp lands; authorize New Hanover
county to issue bonds for free ferry
and build causeway across Eagle Is
land; authorize special hospital tax in
Henderson county; amend the Sinltn
flcld township road law; amend the
charier ot Lenin