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ONE DOLLAR PliK YEAR
Asheboro,N. C. Thursday, April 1, 1915
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SEEN 1NJEW YORK
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM
THE GREAT CENTRAL PARK
SPLENDID FESTIVITIES CELE
BRATING ST. PATRICK'S BIRTH
BAY. SUNDAY EVERYBODY'S
One cannot afford to spend any time
in New York City and not see the Met
ropolitan Museum, in which is found
everything in art and curios from ev
ery nook and corner of the world. Par
ticularly for the last few years hav
the eyes of the world been turned to
ward this great museum since the
great collection of J. Pierpont Morgiu.
has been placed on exhibition. Mr.
Morgan loaned these wonderful paint
ings, furniture of every kind and every
hirwr in curios with the understand
ing that a new wing should be built to
the museum in wnicn an 01 un- tm
lectivn could be housed. This addi
tion has not been made and grave
fears are now existing that the collec
tion may be removed. The musical
instruments in this collection impress
ed mp. s did different styles of furn-
;-,, nnllwtpH from the different
countries. In making the study,
the wonderful amount of money, time
and taste that these treasures repres
ented, I was greatly pleased that Mr.
Morgan had not neglected our own
country his patriotism was shown in
many ways. Many of the paintings
were our own, such as Washington
crossing the Delaware, etc.. Many of
the women among our subscribers
would have been especially interested
in th collection of cutglass ware, sil
ver and fancy work, all of which were
qtfaint and beautiful. The silver is
kept shining like new money all the
time. There are guards on duty whose
business it is to see tnat mere : iw
harm done to anything.
vt in Rise to the Morgan collec-
inn is the Altman collection,
which is made up more of pictures
and statuarv, all beautiful beyond tie
cr,nn The EsrvDtian mummy di
vision was most interesting. The
boxes or caskets in which they were
buried were elaborately carvea wiui
birds, beasts, lowers, foods and
scenes. The mummies, in every shape
and form, were on exhibition.
An interesting section, too, wa
where the armored men and horses
were stationed. Germany's man of
i, wm heavilv armored, also his
i -, ti hall nf wulnture was full
of every conceivable shape and size of
human and animal.
The preat Central Park is a tremen
dous tract of land set aside by Jthe citv
for the people and in it one can see
all kind3 big and little, some sailing
through the splendid driveways in all
kinds of cars, from the Ford to the
handsom" limousines, men and women
on horseback and driving and many
on foot. There are beautiful trees am'
rocks, hikes and footpaths, summer
houses and pavilions. The Zoo is one
of iHp niaees In see vherc oiw nn.ls
11 Vimla rt" mima's: a baby cam"!
has eom to lend interest in the ram
el '-ni'v tho ieop-j"! niviiy art
Dmninir for il visit f r 111 lh." K'OI'V
The botanical gardens within the park
are indeed wonderful every kind of
plant and flower .is luxuriating within
while the minds have stripped the
foli-K-o from every plant and tree
St.. Patrick's Day vas one full of
festivities.? For some time before the
stove windows were decorated in green
and on the morning of the 17th nearly
pvervhodv joined in the celebration
thn ovtput of wearing a touch ol
irrxnn o-rown men stood on the
streets selling tiny shamrock; the
florists sold pots of shamrock. One
feature of the celebration is the annu
al parade in which 15.000 sons ana
daughters of St. Patrick took part.
The streets along which the paraders
marched were thronged with people.
All of the marchers wore their colors
nii curried Irish and American flags,
One division of the parade which at
tracted much attention was composed
of 125 girls in white dresses wearing
green sashes and carrying tne two
flncs. The reviewing stand was at
St. Patrick's cathedral, here Cardinal
Farley, Mayor Mitchell and the city
officials watched the parade. Follow-
iner the narade. began the dinners.
dances, banquets, etc., for the friends
of Ireland. The following poem ap
peared in the afternoon papers, which
celebrated by printing on green paper
was any need.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY.
"Vfrle universe is Irish, month of March,
And . everybody's wearing just a lit
tle bit of preen.
Perhaps you hail from Lapland or the
depths of Timbuctoo;
But just the same you'll want to wear
a bow of greenish hue.
All honor to Old Erin and the pretty
Irish maid. .
The distionary of the land don't list
the word afraid.
The Shamrock is in evidence and good
cheer is in style,
And loyal sons pass in review for
mile after mile.
It sets your blood astirring and it
sort of makes you feel
You'd like to shake your pedals to a
good, old. Irish reel.
The joyful demonstration and the pa
Is mingled with the hand clasp and
the honest Irish ear.
The band plays "Tipperary" see the
luster to the eyes!
They strike un old "Killarney" to the
heartfelt sobs and sighs,
But never have I witnessed such a
When Irishmen are marching to "The
wearing or the Green."
J. J. WHITE DEAD
James Julius White, boin Decem
ber 27, 1842, died at his home in
Trinity, Friday, March 26, after sev
eral days of illness following a stroke
Mr. White was graduated from
Trinity College in 1870, and was mar
ried to Miss Brown in 1871 the cer
emony being performed by Dr. Brax
ton Craven who was then president of
There were ten children born to
this union. Those living are, Mr.
James White and Miss Effie White,
of Trinity; Mrs. A. C English and
Mr. John White, of Hillsboro; Mr.
Spurgeon White, of Greensboro; Mr.
David White, of Charlotte, and Mrs.
Dr. Campbell, of Philadelphia. His
wife died in 1897.
Mr. White several times represent
ed Randolph county in the legislature
and has lor many years been consid
ered as one of the best citizens. He
was active in church work and in ev
ery other good cause in his com
munity and was most highly esteem
ed by every one. He was postmas
ter at Trinity for a number of years
up to last year.
The funeral service in the old col
cege chapel in Trinity bunday was
attended by a thousand people, many
visitors coming from a distance. Rev.
E. N. Crowder conducted the services
and made an appropriate talk in which
he emphasized the point tnat a good
man ceases to live, is not in rer.lity
dead, but his work goes on.
The interment was in. the Trinity
cemetery and the burial services were
in charge ot trinity Council No. 30
of the Junior Order U. A. M, and
were extremely impressive with about
a hundred members of the order n.
The following resolution was adopt
ed by the Junior Order at the regular
meeting in Trinity Saturday night:
Wheieas it was the will of Al
mighty God, to take from earth into
paradise the soul of J. J. White, who
has long been a faithful member of
Trinity Council No. 307 of the Junior
Order Jf United American Mechanics,
and whereas Brother White has show n
by his whole life his belief and prac
tice in the cardinal Drincinles of thii
order Virtue, Liberty ami Patriotism
and his life has at all times in pub!.,
and private been in the service of
aim Canst. , . ,
Therefore be it Resolved, that the
members of this Council express to
the bereaved relatives our profound
sympathy and sorrow, and that we as
a body shall attend the funeral of the
deceased brother ar.d perform the final
ceremony at the interment of his mor
tal remains, in the full faith and hope
that his immort'.il soul has gone to it
everlasting home with the God who
made and lovcth alt.
I). C. JOHNSON,
J. R. REDDICK.
HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE SOLD
Mr. J. J. Farris, editor of the High
Point Enterprise, has sold the paper
to Messrs. W. A. Hildebrand, E. H.
Jeffries, A. L. Stockton and J. P. Raw -
ley, of the Greensboro Daily News.
iiianv improvements arc io ue inane
in the paper.
It's huts off to the natives of the lit
tle Emerald Isle
It's hats off to the fair colleen that
charms you with her smile.
The loyal sons of Erin are real fight
ers to a man; '
They fought for love of freedom since
the nation first began.
The land of Moore and Emmctt and
the comedy, gay colleen,
Is the land whose sons are loyal to
the ancient flag of green.
The world is celebrating and the
crowds are free and gay,
It's "Ireland Forever," for today's St.
So wear your little shamrock, necktie,
bow or bit of green I
The universe is Irish, month of Marci
RAY I. HOPPMAN.
Sunday is everybody's day in the
citv and one is obliged to notice that
there is very little consistency among
the citizenship; for instance, within
a stone's throw from Jith Ave. one
finds the keepers of a cafe observing
the Sabbath bv closing tlTc doors of
their business while at the same dis
tance in another direction, one of the
theaters in advertising "Evelyn Nes
bit Thaw as a special Sunday attrac
tion' Sunday is the day for the
world and his wife to be seen on the
streets, walking or riding; and one
does not fail to see the styles in all
shapes and sizes. The people either
are disregarding the styles and mak
ing things both in millinery and rai
ment, of their own choosing or mad
am fashion has given a large list trom
which to choose. There are hats and
lothes of all kinds and prices; even
the Woolworth and Kress 5 and iO
cent stores are attempting dress and
millinery stunts. Most of the hats
are very small and give one a "Happy
Hooligan" look. The coats are short
shirts short and collars high. Shirts
are wider too many of them being
yards in width. As to styles for
men. nothine- has seemed beyond the
ordinary, but I am no criterion, would
be glad to take observation if -there
was anv need. "iild than should not
I make investigation.
HEED DANGER SIGNALS
STORY OF YOUNG WOMAN WHO
FAILED TO TAKE ACCOUNT
OF FIRST SYMPTOMS OF TU
BERCULOSIS. Samuel Hopkins Adams in Lr.dies
Home Journal. '
Whv didn't we know in time?"Thc
man whose sister lav dying of tuber
culosis leaned across the table toward
me, his hopeless young face lending
a haggard force to the query.
You are an expert on health mat
ters. You write articles advising peo
ple how to avoid disease. The anti
tuberculosis societies and other organ
izatioim like that, that you belong to,
spend thousands of dollars yearly to
educate the public. Why havent
some of you told me and my sister
what we needed to know? Why has
my sister got to die?"
It was an accusation leveled at our
whole system of anti-tuberculosis cam
paigning; an accusation pointed
the tragic figures of two hundreu
thousand Americans dead every year
from a scourge which knowledge
knowledge in time would have ena
bled certainly more than half, proba
bly more than three-fourths of them
"Everything to live for," he contJh
ued. "She had found her place, bbi
work in the world, and was happy in
it- She had a host of friends. What
soever money could buy. within rea
son, was hers for the asking. She
was an athlete, an outdoor girl, lead
inar the very life which, they tell Us,
insures against tuberculosis, except
for one short space of time, and be
cause of that little while, because w
lidn't understand the first danger sig
nals. I've jfot to lose her. What a.
you going to do about that, you ana
your societies :
I shook my head.
"No: vou do.t't knew," he contin
ued. "How many ether men's sisters
and daughters ami wives in this coun
try are going the same path, for the
same reason, do you suppose?"
"Hundreds of thousands perhaps.
"Ypm! hundreds of thousands," ho
repeated. "Doomed by ignorance. Oh,
the mtv of it! And nothing to be
dona about it. Yes. there's one thing
you can do." His eyes lighted up with
the tire that almost divine sorrow
which thinks for others. "Tell then.
about my sister. I've lost her; but
perhaps 1 can help save some of the
That ib how this article comet to
u P euro whni(vM van
timiv ht.ir.at reads it, that somevitierci
within i'.' circle of your friends, t
not closer to vou. a tragedy parallel
ing that which I have to set down
here is in progress now.
There its no fireside, h'.wsoe'er de
fended, but that the Great White
Plastic strikes somewhere at the
iri-onn drawn about it.
The man whose sister lies dying
it is hardly possible that she will be
alive by tne time these wonts get nu.
print "'is one of the most brilliant!
successful of the younger America!
artist. H's illustrations are faiii'lia.
to all rnagazin.' readers. His shi.-r
six years his jur.'or, is a bcautif;..
girl of t wenty-two, posseting in a-,
other phase the arusti'.' talent v !"..
distinguishes the family. On the dual
of the father, si:: years ago, the w;.
assumed respcitfeibilily fr his sister';
training. 1 urotignt ncr up 1
;D0V' . to( nl0
I He taught bar t. s
handle a canoe; to trump v. il.i a pr.c.v
on her strong yoi'ng slMUideis. .- .
test of woodnu.n.-Aip was too severe
for her. So she grew into woman
hood, fu'l-hlooded, enduring, lithe,
powerful, brimming svith vitality.
She "hadn't known a day of sickiu-s;-sun
e cii.idnood." M r nuiid kept j'.io
with her body. Eager to make hci
own Wit; she took. up costume design
in", at first ir. iin amatfiiisi. way, un
til' bift i ii'th .Weir..? - I'.rm, s..'e:ii.?.
some of her work, offered her a posi
tion at u salary which amazed her.
She accepted, with the reservation
that sht should have a few months to
her; elf before starting in.
Those months she spent in a South
ern city, visiting.. From the first her
beauty and cleverness made her a fa
vorite. Morning, noon and mgnt iie
was on tne go. Her splendid pnysique
rendered her at first immune to la
t.ip-iie. Presently, however, she lie.-ra;
to feel tired. Nature was trying to
crJl a halt. The girl did not heeo.
Trained to endure the healthy weari
ness of the open she summoned lur
oft-.'u'.-ted "nerve" and kept on, br;
inir un when too far spent, not
cocktails, cs do so many of the over
driven slaves of society, but on strong
tea and colfee, either of which, thong;;
free of the nriiS of alcoholic slnnr.
lus. is none too safe a spur in such
cases. She came back home, worn
out and ten pounds underweight
That was the first warning.
Soon her brother noticed that her
appetite was waning. Taxed witn
this, she strove to allay his anxiety
bv insisting that he was wrong, 'lo
appease bis alarm she forced herself
to eat. Hut it was always accom
plished with an effort, and little by
little she cut down-the amount she ate,
That was the second warning.
Always, now, she was tired. She
wouldn't admit it. In fact she was
ashamed of it. Then, too, her enthu
siasm for the work which she had now
entered upon kept her up to concert
h;t..V, Vn-.,cvtt,olacc thn k.Al,..'c
noticed that she had lost something
of her resilliency; of thr.t precious
quality of youth which athletes call
the "come back" after strain.
That was the third warning.
One day the family doctor saw her.
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS
ITEMS OF LIVE NEWS GATHER
ED FROM OUR EXCHANGES
AND CONDENSED IN BRIEF
FORM FOR BUSY READERS.
The price of cotton on the great
markets of the country is gradually
Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall,
representing President Wilson, form
ally dedicated the Panama-Pacific ex
poEition, at San Francisco, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. F. York and chilo
ren, formerly of this city, but now of
Raleigh, are spending a day or two in
the city with relatives ami frieiuls.
Greensboro Da,ily Record.
Mrs. Luzena Honey, who died at the
Montgomery county home last week,
at the age of 87 years, was a Mis
Millikan before marriage, She leaves
several relatives at Kandleman.
The funeral of Mr. William D. Kirk-
man,-, who died at his home near
Greensboro, last week, was conducted
at Tabernacle, Monday, by Rev. T. M.
Johnson and Rev. T. B. TerrilL
Willis Brickhouse, Clerk of the
Court of Tyrell county, who died last
week, was probably the largest man in
North; Carolina. He weighed four
Damage estimated at $25,000, in
cluding forty-three horses that per
ished, was the result .ot the burning
of the Chambers and Weaver Livery
Stable, in Asheville, one day last
Mrs. Martha Parnell died at her
home near Trov. one day last week
at the, age of 82 years. Mrs. Parnell
was a sister of the Kev. James Jordan,
a well known minister of Montgomery
A financial report issued from Lon
don, by the American Commission for
relief "in Belgium, shows that $20,
000,000 worth of foodstuffs have been
delivered in Belgium since the com
mission began work.
Accordng to the incomplete returns,
the indications are that fifty schools
will compete for the Aycock Memo
rial cup at Chapel Hill, on April 9,
these schools having won both sides of
the question in the State-wide debates
James R. Coble, a prominent citizen
of G'iord county, died at his home
tn-rrhpbro, last .cek,4n the 70th
year oi i is age. mr. - m M).8 Mjl,,h w..s the wife of Jamiv
by his wile and seven children Mrs C. h son of Alfml Marsh who
H. Hardin?, of Julian, is one of the,"1 ' , a r p.,..
T,... 1J...-J. ...,A IV T M-.ccoi- ln
white men, were put 'in "jail at Char-
i,.t.. i..t s.,tv,i., n tho rhrrp-p of
hih'injr up H. N. McCain, of Monroe,
:.t the point of a pistol, and robbing
him of ?-13.'20. The incident occurred
on North Brevard street, in Char
.Mr. William G. Fnipos, of Ikildwin'
lownsbip, Chatham cmnty, died s;!
.1 u);: in the Mill ye:ir of hi-, aire. IU
'; ! ii'',y niarric-i ;:nd f.ir man'.- ye:"
!-:-. i lived almost the li-V of a hcriiU
s ' !o!U goi:i;i about. Ho v:.. noli'.l
!' his hone.-4y. say.-- ih? Chathr.m
j'can W. P. Lawrence, of Elon Col
ic., e, who has been iil at 1st. Leo's
lio:-;ital, Grecnshoro, lor some lime,
i . ,:'j7U"1 tj be in an alarming cou-
.!i;h .ii. Dr. Lawrence ha." hi en at the
hi i il of the iK-nartmenl of iv.iglisli m
Kh'ii College for 21 years, and was '
ii'. -U' dean of tae nu-a's ilcpartme:-. !
two years ago. j
According to Sit: t:us r Cone, ol
the VIii;. Oah ami Provhii'ty mil's,
Ih-eensboro, tlio majority of the cot
ton p Is in j-.e::.i t 'I'-o-.p-i vul have
lo c!osu down -1..1 later ir.an Jul.. I,
o.i account ol lac.; ol tiyc sums, v.a.icii
have been coming from Kuprop", va
les i he-re is an unforeseen re'axati.vii
of th ; market or. these ge'.''U.
Mrs. Andrews, of the firm of Lew iV
& Andrews, mih'ncrs, of Greensb-
while going down llelltinead Avenue
last .Monday night, was attacked by
an unknown man, and robbed of a
hand bag containing a live dollar gold
piece, a check, am! several small arti
cles. Mrs. Andrews was acompniued
by t"o other lai.i. s, but they we'v all
too frightened to even know whether
the man was white o" biack. '
M?.ss Mary Mitchell Chamberlain,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cham-!
berlain, of Raleigh, and a grand-
laughter of Dr. lllisha Mitchell, who
lost his life in scientific research on
Mt. Mitchell, in 1S57, is one of the ten
seniors who made the hign
est honovs at Bryn Mawr College,
Bryn Mayr, Pennsylvania, and has
nce.i a-.tHn.e.i a special sc no.u.Mi.p ijthe prcvious ():iy
mi. ui.i.ti.) ....'
nartment last Friday to further ef
forts to obtain protection for Ameri
can missionaries and refugees in the
vicinity of Urumiah, Persia, where
an uprising threatens a general Chris
tian massaicre. The Turkish govern
ment has promised aid in the matter.
"Something wrong," he told tho
brother. "I'm afraid that it's here."
He tapped his chest. "Have a spe
cialist see her."
(To be continued.)
Alarming reports of at.wrti, ii- n . h Nothing more v,,.,
clu.bng the hanging of sixty men tak- h )- ., , following day when
en from the French mission nn.II.vc . tfe appeared with his shct gun
from the American ml;f10" and fired on lioatty at short range
pashan, Persia, stirred the State lie- .. , , , , , u....,a
FRIENDLY VISIT OF CITIZENS
FROM NEIGHBORING CITY ON
About twenty-five or thirty of tho
leading business men of Greensboro
arived in Asheboro last Friday and
spent several hours in getting ac
quainted with the people of this town
and learning of its resources.
The party was welcomed at the
railway station by a large delegation
of Asheboro citizens led by Mayor C.
C. Cranford, and then taken in autos
to the courthouse, where brief ad
dresses of welcome were made by Rev.
J. E. Thompson, Dr. E. L. Mofiitt, and
Mr. D. B. McCrary. Mr. J. M. Hen
drix, president of the Greensboro
merchants' association, and director of
the chamber of commerce, responded
in fitting words, stressing tne idea of
trading at home whenever possible,
at Greensboro next, and at other
cities in North Carolina rather than
in other states.
At the invitation of Col. A. C. Mc-
Alister, the party then visited the
graded school. Superintendent Teague
had the children assembled in the au
ditorium, and welcomed his guests in
appropriate words. The children then
Kiinc "Curolina". the visitors ioining
in: after this, assistant District At
torney Thomas Beall briefly address
ed the school, thus closing tne tormai
The visitors were then taken for an
auto ride out into the country, over
the new Franklinville road. After re
turning, the party had dinner at the
Ashlyn, and were later taken by auto
to Randlcman, where they spent an
hour or two inspecting the cotton
mills, and then boarded the train for
MRS. C. A. MARSH DEAD
Former Randolph Woman Dies at
Mrs. Carrie Marsh died on March
25 at Morganton at the age of 7G years
after a long illness. Mrs. Marsh had
held the position of matron of the
State Hospital for the past 30 years.
She was elected by the first board of
trustees and had held the position con
tinuously until a year ago, when her
health gave way. Mrs. Marsh was a
remarkable woman and much beloved
hv verv one who knew her. She had
endeared herself to the members of
the hospital, employes and patients.,
as well as her large circle oi menus,
b j,pr kindness and beautiful traits
owned the home of Mrs. Annie Rou-
ins; it was then and tor long tnere-
ifter called the .Marsil piaee. mr. ami
Mrs. James Marsh resided at the oia
home place. Mrs. Marsh was former-
U- Miss Russ. of I'laden county. Thr
children were barn, a daughter, Ade
laide. WHO I-",.-1 .'-.I'. KOIll.U -..
; lived for a n".:vh.r of years ill !!:'.
jleieh. There were, two snr.e. :.h-:-.rs.
Iceov-e and AKV-d Mars'i. Th.; hilt.;
is connect!-! v llh the MoC'ure syndi
cate of Atla.it a. Georgia.
' The Hdy f jrarsh was hdd t-t
reM in the M.v;.iton ce-m n-rv. vav
-!' (he fit. i! t
.oui'tv will Vl-r.lei-ilhe!-
:nd v. ill be grieved over her rr.
but in their sorrow, will ho grate f
!'e- her life wh'ch wr.:; so fill' o;'
fuli-.r: .-. to her fe'hiv nira.
Show a.-i educate.', at F.;';rewor'.'i Per
inar'v in Civeah,- vi an. I r.'arih-.l J."
Marsh, who died hi Kalei;-'.! in 1SN
Jrst after her dcaih she was ;:.)'.n
od matron of the Moi-gaan.it hc.-'ek:
y.u: day : -..i: Randolph
Co i Sch.wh ui..ii:.-nv nfi'.t
Clarence Tae th" Orator of thf Day.
Randolph coai'tv welcomes Dr.
Chi'-erre H. 1'-" o.'etev of the Pl'o;--iv..si
a i'.-'.'i... :. lie . iii addi-L-s.-. the
neei!" of the county, at the County
Colli mei'ceniiMit at the A.-hehoro grad
ed school aa.iit'irhim, Friday at 1 1 :-0
a. m. Mr. Poe is an iatere.-.tin.ir speak
er. :i fine m.-m ami one who is inter-
est(,,i ;n ,, conic, particularly
the farmer-.-, .-.f the country. It is an
opportunity f-'f the pe-eile to meet
Mr. Poe and hear his address.
Order of Procession.
10:15 a. i". I'roi es ion assembles
on rrailcd school ground-
10'"0 a. m. Procession led bv
znir Rnnd. moves vn 1-V.yetteville M
to Salisbury St., to Church St., to le
j m. sit,., to' 1'avel t"vi!!e St., back u
U'1""'0'1 M a-.ditoriiim.
R. F. BEVVTY. OF MT. OLIYE.
SHOT BY NEGRO
Mr. R. F. Realty, of Mt. Olive, wr.s
shot by a negro at six o'clock on the
morning of the is.h. at lumber
plant where both men were employed.
There had been some disagreemnt oa
oncoming the rua
ning of a plane
and the victim died instantly,
and one small child survive.
JUDGE L. t. ROAN, OF ATLANTA,
Judge L. S. Roan died at c
Hospital in New York City this week.
Judge Roan tried and sentenced Leo
M. Frank for the murder of Man
Phagan. who worked in the pencil
factory of which Frank was secretary
hi. inmr.,.f.,l t in tiflO'i-n Q.i.l i-.il T
MRS. STONEWALL JACKSON
WIDOW OF GREAT rnNPmpD.
ATE CHIEFTAIN PASSED AWAY
AT HER HOME IN CHARLOTTE
WAS BURIED BY SIDE OF
"F-K HIUAND IN LEXINGTON,
Mrs. Mary Anna Jackson
General "Stonewall" Jackson, of tho
rnnfoilarani. ,!w,,l .. . i t
Charlotte, on Wednesday of last week.
rneuraoiua was the immediate causa
of her death, although she had beea
in failing health since last August,
and her life was despaired of last De
cember. Although ehe was 83 years
of age, Mrs. Jackson had a strong con
stitution and remarkable vitality and
iirr lumiiy naa hoped that she would
live several months; but when pneu
monia developed, it was soon evident
tnat her case was hopeless.
At the bedside when the end came,
were Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Preston, th
latter a grand-daughter of Mrs. Jack
son; Mrs. Laura Morrison Brown, a
sister; Rev. D. H. Rolston, pastor of
"ie nrsi rresDytenan church of
Charlotte; and the family physician.
Dr. William A. Graham, a relative of
the distinguished patient.
The funeral was conducted at th
First Presbyterian church, in Char
lotte, Thursday afternoon, by Dr. Bol
ton, assisted by Dr. J. R. Bridges, and
was the most notable occasion of the
kind in the history of the city, th
churchyard and the streets for
several blocks being packed with
crowds estimated at from tan to
Two hundred veterans were in line,
while military and civic and patriotic
bodies, with a large family connection,
formed the funeral processon. The
Confederate veterans, U. D. C., and
Children of the Confederacy wore
Confederate badges. Flags in the city
were at half mast and bells tolled ur
ing the funeral hour. There were
many notable floral designs from Con
iederate bodies. Charlotte was decor
ated with Confederate flags. Stacked
guns were tied with red and whits
bunting, festoons of red and white
buntings, tall palms.
In the pulpit were 11 Presbyterian
ministers of the city, also Rev. Dr. J.
Martin, president of Davidson College,
the latter founded by Mrs. Jackson's
father. Business was suspended and
the whole city paused to honor the
memory of the wife of the great Con
The news of Mrs. Jackson's death
was source of grief to the entire
South, which l-.as never c: se, to hon
or the helpmeet of him who was the
idol of the Southern soldiery.
Mrs. Jackson was bom in Mecklen
burg county, July 21, 1831, and. wa
the daughter of Rev. naif Morris
on, founder of Davidson College. She
w.-.s educated at Salem Academy and
College, finishing in 1 .'!!. At that
time, however, diulomas were nnt
! July 1i,
io whs at
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1'ri'in Vest Point several
and is now serving in the
tes army in the Philippines.
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ginia, Friday, b. the side of the dis
tinguished lr.tshnr.l of the deceasd.
The f ineral party was in charge of
Division Passenger Af'iit R. II. De
liutls. The casket was in a special car
in tho rear of the Pullman. It was
placed in the center of the car which
was banked with flowers. The military
,. ;s fj0,n the fifth coast guard
with Lieut. Hudson Miller in com
mand. Accomparvhi'f the remains wore Mr.
and Mrs. E. R. Preston, the latter a
granddaughter of Mrs. Jackson; Mrs.
Robert II. Morrison, a. sister-in-law;
M;ss Violet AlcNander, a cousin; Rev.
D. H. Rol.-ton, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church of Charlotte, of
which Mrs. Jackson had boon a mem
ber for -,) years: Mr. nnd Mrs. F. IT.
McDowell, Mrs. J. P. Caldwell, Gen. A.
L. Smith, Bedford Brown, a nephew
of Mrs. Jackson; Baxter Davidson.
Shakespeare Harris, representing
Mecklenburg camp, U. C. V.; J. O.
Wa'ker, also Gen. Julian S. Carr." o5
nui-hr-m; Chief Justice Walter Clark
and Colonel P.enehan Cameron.
NEWS OF THE WAR
T.iere have been no important de
velopments in the European war since
the fall of Pi-7emvsl several days ago
Upwards of 150 people lost their'
me m tne sinKing hy t,erman subma
rines of the two English passenger
steamers, Fr.laba and Aguila. Tho
Falaba. bound for the coast of Africa
from Liverpool, was torpedoed in St
George's Channel, last Sunday, and
the Aguila was destroyed by shell'
fire from a German submarine, off
Pembrokeshire, Saturday night.
The $200,000 road bonds election in
Yadkin county was lost hv A vprv-
small majority last week.