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RURAL POLICEMAN DUNLAP
FORCED TO SHOOT NEGRO
fa«lu OMnr U reread to Aaet Bad N«*re Pilaaan to Order to Pre
tect HI—rtf—Wm Aeaauldag Ha With Haadcale After Priam
n.i Beaa Bearhad
Sunday Rural Policeman 8. H. Dun
lap, ooa of Scotland county** moot ef
ficient and f aorta— offloers, was forced
late the unpleasant duty of shooting
Will Marsh, a negro prisoner. Tha
■hooting occurred at tha prison door
In response to a call from the wife
of Marsh to go arrest him, ho haring
raised a rough house and driven Ms
wife off fro— home, the officer had
pissed him under arrsst Uo had
been brought to the prison in ths of
ficer's **N—MM and had given ae
signs of any form of violence or re
sistance. Upon reaching tee prison
tee two alighted from the machine.
Ae the negro alighted he snatched the
offieer’e handcuffs and began to fight
him furiously. Be struck him wtte
the heavy caffe and was desperately
trying to injure if not kill him. In
the struggle with him the officer com
pletely stripped him of every particle
of clothing he wore, and still he
fought, striking ths officer om the
head, the anas and in his side, caus
ing him to suffer many and painful
bruts— and a broken rib. After he
waa stripped of his clothing ths ad
lie— found he oould nut hold hi— and
in old— to save his own Ufa, Arad
upon him. The bullet struck him in
the hip but hod not the effect of sub
duing him and not until ho was
mauled over the head with the butt
mid of the officer's gun did he give in.
He was a perfect demon and was evi
dently filled up on some kind of dope.
Ae soon as be was locked up, medical
attention was given him and ho waa
later brought here and landed in the
Mr. Dunlap is oca of the bra vest
officers in the county and seldom has
any troul^le with spy of Us prisoners,
__ but in this one he found an exception,
—ond had te shoot to protect «■«-“
from the vicious attacks of the negro.
Mr. Dunlap and all his friends re
gret that ho was compelled to use
such drastic methods in this case.
Fortunately tee wound it not a seri
ous one and the officer la not badly
The Tax Manta.
Regsrdlag North Carolina's method
d imposing a privilege tax on the
different enterprises, the Monroe En
quirer draw* the following sensible
1 “The Sts to of North Carolina puts
a higher tax on chantsuquaa than it
pata on the eorrkst old hag that ever
pretended to tall the fortunsa of the
ones with no more sense than to part
. with goad money for her to fake 'em.
The a range cheats aqua U edn retina
aL Many of them are of the highest
does. The lectures, the entertain*
■eats of erecy kind at a good ohoa
taiupia art entertaining, whelssnrtaiy
entertaining and Instructive. Those
who go to them are benefited greatly.
The State of North Carolina pata a
•pedal tax rf fire dollars a day an
the Chautauqua If It stayed la a
town a year giving lectures and en
tertainments, daily, 3undays excepted,
the tax weald be 9I.M& An old aha
fortune teller has to pay fififi a year
far linen as to Ik and thereby fake 'eat.
Oh, we are great an taxation ha this
The report of > grind Jnry" con
demning insanitary conrtitiana in o
oomity Jifl, which The Lcerhbui
Kzohnngo doesn’t locate, moron that
paper te a timely diatribe against Urn
raatom of earing for people serosa
the ess and neglecting those in need
at home. It la wail and proper to earn
for foreign peoples, bet H is fnex
cu sable in this age to compel thaw
who am la prison to endnre an ca
rl moment that riehaaea and —-rrt
. haalth.—Charlotte Observer.
The graded school building at Baps
Milla waa destroyed by die of mla
ttotobmd origin fnaday maniac. The
hwddtag was tho first school bollt to
Cwmberiand comity coder the spools!
tax lam and was a «|0,#M brick strne
tan. The tauaranee to ftjm.
NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION.
On Saturday. Jons 3, me, at the
▼ariooa voting precincts of Scotland
County there will ba bald tba first
primary under tha new primary law
for North Carolina as provided for
by Chapter 101, Public Laws of Mil.
At a moating of tba County Board
of Elections bald aa tha twenty-eeeaad
day of April, UK, far tba purpose
•f holding the said primary election,
tha following registrar* and poll,
hsidsr* wars appointed:
Upper WtUameea Tawaahlp.
Registrar—J. D. McDonald.
Lower WltBaamoa Township.
PoUholden—W. T. Seals. V. C. Ms
Spring Hill Towaship.
Pol!Holders—C. A. Kealuw, D. 8.
Upper: Laurel HU Tawaahlp.
Registrar—B. A. Monroe.
Pollboldera—Warner Snead, Ray.
Lower Laarei HU Township.
Registrar-!.. K McCall.
Poll holders—N. T. Gibson, Joe A.
Pnllboidera—Joe Gurganos, N.
8Uw artsvlfl* Tawaahlp No. X.
Registrar—J. 8. Thompson.
Pollboldera—J. B. Carrie, Prank
The registration books, will be open
ed for registration of rotarn on
Thuredajr, April *7, 1*18, sod will
does on Saturday. k» SO. ISIS.
All notices at candidacy and pledges
to abide the result by all candidates
for any and all comity offices and for
tho Rooa* of Representatives end
State Senate' from Scotland Cotmty
shall be filed with tha County Board
of Elect lone on or before May 10,
1918, and deposit made with said
Board of Elections at the time of fil
ing such notices as follows, to-wit:
For State Senator, House of Repre
sentative* and all county offices, *x
espt candidates for Surveyor, Ctoroner
and County Commissioners, five dol
lars! for Surveyor, Corondr end Coun
ty Commissioners, on* dollar. No
fees are required at eonstablm and
Blank forms far see in filing notices
are now la the hands at the under
signed Chairman at the County Board
of Elections and any candidate may
secure • blank and file notice and
stake deposit with the undersigned
say time on or hsfsr* the twentieth
day of May, 1918.
E. H. GIBSON, Chairman.
DR. PRINCE STRICKEN.
Beleved Physician Beeeeeea Suddenly
111 Tuesday Morning.
Scotland county was surprised and
saddened Tuesday morning with the
announcement that Dr. D. M. Prince,
Laarinb urg** oldest and most dD
tingulriied practicing physician had
been suddenly stricken with Bissau.
He sms stricken while at the home
of Mr. K. & Rudd on Main street
■front 10 o'clock in tho morning. Dr*.
John and Erwin were hurriedly called
to him sad it sms found that he smi
eoffering from a rather perplexing
end uncertain trouble. Re was car
ried to bis home on Church street and
continues vary 01.
A .second consultation of the phy
sicians determined hi* trouble to be
that of diabetic costa, and at this
writing, Wednesday noon, his eondl.
Hon is somewhat improved, but Is
still vary alarming.
The 1Usees of Dr. Prlace, who for
aaeny, many years has born the friend
s»d physician ef almost every family
in Laurinbmrr nad the county as woil.
Is <m* that ssusss the gravest ton
esm throughout the entire town and
T.B Vt, lb. Mi.
Loot FiMijr oftorwooo Mr. Jmm*
OxnUnI o4 Hmrtid maty gaUr
talMd * p*ity «d 80 or mor» fttadi
>t • fit* fry at HuMi’a florin*. Mr.
Mm Watttwrty, Dr. Dra^ka Hun nr
Hd Met of MtCofl wot* Om
fomtm. V yon «U to know
THINGS PERTAINING TO LIFE
Bir Harry M. Nortk.
PUTTING YOUR RELIGION IN YOUR WORK.
What a man ia and what ha thinks
will shew Itself quickly in what ha
doss. Unconsciously ha will batray
tha i unarm oat Kent ad hia heart. Tha
charactar la woven .lata tha work ha
ia doing. So when you boy what one
has made, you in a certain sense buy
a part af tha man hiaaaalf. It la poa
albla for ooo to tnasfor a ho from bis
own soul mad work it ap Into cloth and
wood and machinery and aall it to yon.
Whan people work merely for tha
wages in it, they era likely to forget
about the matter of character, and
tha result la that the were# part ad
theca ec hr— ah pa out and go— into
the transaction. Bo aaxieea are they
to gain for —If that they loaa sight
of the hlghar principles ad honor and
integrity. So a person of this sort
who ia arsrking by the day will idle
away Ua time if yon do not watch
him, and tha one who W working by
tbo piece will oerimp or alight it. So
the garment will bo Imperfectly made,
the ho nee poorly built, the room only
How many time* you have base
disappointed in the thing you bought.
It was not ai represented, and you
thought ot one* of the character* at
those who made and sold it. Tha
point or the veneer cam off, sad
showed that tha article waa not solid
as you supposed. The job of work
about boose or garden or store waa
not quite up ta the contract, and all
because those who did h wars not up
to the mark in honor. The ‘machine
or implement broke at an important
time and somebody was hart for the
reason that good character was not
put into the making of it. It Messed
strong and should have been so, but
was wash instead.
On the other hand how good to
find everything measure up to tha
highest claim made for it. 'There
was a c attain ham sis maker who
triad to put tha bast imosihlo material
and workmanship into the of
tanas*. .Ha used good lqpthar and
strong thread sad brads. One day Ke
saw a horns running away drawing
after him a buggy In which eat a wo
man and child. A strong man caught
the horse by the bridle, and although
he struggled frantically 'to break
loose, the rrini and bits held tight.
The harness-maker west out and
found his own name on the bridle, and
considered that possibly his perfect
workmanship had saved one or more
lives. Vessels mads la ancient times
have boon found recently in Ireland.
They arc seen to ha mads aa wall on
tha reverse and ou the inside aa oo
tha outside. So people may lira on
through tha ages through the things
I know a certain colored man who
works at polishing shoes. This man
has but one lag. and moat hop from
one customer to another. He La a
favorite among those who know him
bammas of tha faithful service be
renders. He will never let you taka
a poor job out of the shop. It makes
no difference bow many cuetoiawa ate
waiting ha must finish tha shoe ha is
on first. You may tall him that your
train is waiting, but ha only smiles
at you and keeps on rubbing until the
shoe is bright enough to reflect an
image. The trains are nothing to
him, but perfect work is everything.
Hew would It do for us to **<■»< every -
thing era do as though it wars to be
displayed aa a^modelT And better
atm it would bao*o toil with the ex
pectation that tha Has ter would re
view it all at tha end of the day.
Mm. Wfatherspoaa in Hoop I tel
Mrs. W. H. Weathenpooo waa ear
ned to the Ha ml* Hospital Saturday
for aa operation at* trnelmmil At
11*0 o'clock Saturday morning she
underwent a prolonged and earioua
oporation and for several hours aftef
warda was very til, bat are are glad
to announce that the is now aaach im
She waa accompanied to the hos
pital by Mr. Wcatherspoon. Mr. and
Mra. L. 8. Deaton a pent Sunday with
her and her mother, Mrs. X. X. Lee,
was with her Monday.
Xrlday 'afternoon about 4 e’eloab
WOHo laman, a negro 14 years eld,
was killed by ea onto trunk dttvmi by
WHHe BuDard. a youag negro stan at
Um negro school one mSo aeath of
Lemlnton. 8emo oeya men playing
ball pad the victim la sold to have
nmtote the ear seidway, only the real
OM Msarae Bam, Bans*—Mach
Buildtag at Wagram.
'Mia* Kalla Wataoa, who haa barn
taachlng at Boiling Springs, sad bar
brsthar. LaUad, who haa baa ■“—■»
lag Hast school, have raturnad to
I oppose forest Area are common
cvaiywhaia jut now. At night tho
rad glow on ho eooo in abaoat ovary
The aid beam at the Monroe's ham
ad down In a few mine tea tha other
dap. Tha tenants on tha ptaaa war*
too than aad I lorn alsaoat every
thing la tha house waa aavad. One
•f tha grsatoat misfortunes was tha
daatioUaa of tho nagnilleaat grave
of rad eak. Maicocn will aooa oen
stmet a beautiful residence, bat H will
taka aatata one hundred yean to aar
rotmd tha hoiaastaad with etch a
grave as waa last.
Tha walls at tha now chunk an
slowly riling. Mr. Lawrence Parrish
will aeon ha in his new home. Tho
brick are arriving every day aew for
tho brick block that will soon bo eoa
ctroetad a the lot adjoining tha
Boatload Hardware lot.
1 uther McLean, s negro with m
great growth of-hair oa one Up,
Us whale (sec glistening with “honaet
eweat", (excuse tha quotation—it is
toeh aa old saying) was busily dig
ging stamps in tha lot adjoining Mr.
D. 8. Alderman's perfectly kept lawn
thi* morning TUi la the preliminary
act to the nice brick residence that
Mr. W. 0. Buis will build right away.
Thle will bt tha ascend built in oar
grawiag little town at a coat of
Called Frew Anvil.
"Rev. 3. A. Hornaday, of Dona, who
haa been assisting bi a revival at
.WartfDurtaw, claims hs was callsd
ChttL»“MN< the ainjitty. That
h/<MN< letter of totrodactton. If
the blacksmith, as he gave hia notes
envtl chons and watched the
fly hers and there, saw Cod
ard Him. and He told him to
•ad «»ve souls, doubtless Mr.
Heewaday will prove a gnat good in
the'laad. That men are called to
praach; called to do a ad thiagi
necessary in the eeoooety at nature
than la no doubt. The world Is going
onward. Revelations are continually
mads and daily miracles are perform
ed. Tha hidden mystarlaa at God are
iMeoaled to sgencieo which wa cell
*•*. No doubt but what Edison la aa
mart a personal agsat of Cod as any
■barter who preaches His wort. The
b“e had coats to disclose to —».,iri»A
bio pnasfthbtisa at electricity and a
hupan agency called Edison waa
brought about to do tho took. There
arc those who will always think Abca
haas Lincoln waa inspired, and thoua
aada of man have Divine inspiration
end do things—they knmp not why.
It waa told whan Shakespeare said
that there is a divinity that shapes
It eras hare to Lauifahorg years
whoa Mr. H Oreadsy coadnctod a
MorbvMh shop on what la now Me
Eay and that ha heard tha sail to
the ministry, and to the people of
Lwnlabarg, the oueoeas and renown
that the wonderful man of Cod is wi*.
atog la kls wort. It is a groat delight.
He la a hrithir of our ..wall Mr.
H. T. Hornaday.
Whan Mr. Eauaot Brown, who eon
daeta a gala aaar tha onion paaaaagar
Motion at Now Beroo mwied a bog
of banana* a few daya ago aftar It
had aMt tha long trip from mm
Boath American port to New Yortc
and from that rtty to New Berne, out
hepped tha moat peculiar appearing
toad aver soon in that •action. Tha
erittar’a feet greatly raaamblad the
ban da «g a child and It la equipped
with a pair ed earn which remind one
reap amah eg thorn of a yoaog rab
bit. Tha animal, if auch it might be
tanned, waa aaeioaad In a glean eaaa
bp Mr. Brawn, end ha J-t—-*- aaad
tag It to tba marina laboratory at
Mofoct to hare tba exparta there
P«* Mr opinion an “what it UT"
Tba body of a paaaangar bettered to
b* Dr. Htt» Wentworth, eg Warren,
l*e ft* ft- Mtrabiwg, VUu, wee dia
Mid la a berth ea a northbound
M board Air Una train on Ha antral
WILSON AND McKINNON
ENDORSED BY CONVENTION
* •. «•
TAB HKKL TOPICS.
Happeoiaga Tbroaghoet North Cacw
lu ToM to Brief.
Beceeae at tha ecarctty at paper,
eld rag* Bad aid waeto paper ua
worth eavtog. Tha City of Wiaataa
Ka» ptachaead a baling bbcUm aad
all this waeto which hitherto want
late the todnarator will be tailed.
Thoaaaada at daUare ere faatreyad
Former Brpreaeatattre R. N. Back
ett, at Kotik Wilkaebero, Seterday
announced hie withdrawal fine* the
eostoat for the Cua great opal noni
DatioB fraei tha Berenth District. Ha
retired to favor of hit fellow-towe
man, Attomay T. B. Finlay, who km
boon oadoriod for tha nomlaattea by
tha Democratic convention of Wflkaa
Thonuu Harris, 81 years at age, a
fanner tiring one mile north at Ba
nardsvllle, Buncombe county, was shot
and instantly killed early Friday af
ternoon, by hie eon-in-law, Banyan
Doris, the shooting occurring la an
argument ever e win line fanes,
which Harris and his wife arete erect
ing on a public read. Davit, who is
S5 yean aid, approached the old
couple, protested over their placing,
the fence to close to the rood, stat- <
Ing that it would be the emote ef
wagoas cutting into bis hank oppo
■its. In the heat of the argument, it ]
ia said, he draw a revolver. Bring .
twice. One ballet took effect in the
M man's breast, killing hit instant
ly. Davis then is said to have point
id the gun at Ua mother-In-law, who '
Sagged for her life. Davis left in the
iirectioo at Me Yancey ooor.ty Une.
• The ihootlng of J-i'tle Myere, -
augra, r*stuiday by Deputy Sheriff ,
Georgs Skipper, when the former rv- >
listed arrvst on disorderly conduct
charge, resulted in an uprising of the
negro population of N a vases, 8 re
miles from Wilmington. Bice Carroll,
the magistrate who leaned the war- ;
rant against .Myers, left the village,
rearing violence at the hands of the i
negroes, and Deputy Sheriff Skipper
was bald under guard pending tile ar
rival of the sheriff of Brunswick eoua- ,
To prove bis assertion that he would
lie for her, Joseph Benton Thursday
placed a revolver to his bead. Brad
end dropped deed while Mim Lorens
Elmore, who had rejected him. looked
on. The suicide occurred on CaewaO
Lodge Plantation, near Kinston
Two Mask babies may have pre
vented Solicitor H. £. Mtw from gat
hearing into the lynching ef Joseph
Black. The houriaf was held Sat
urday at Kinetaa. Sarah Black, in
tended to be the principal witness,
was not present; Me ia the wife qf
the lynch victim. Today it developed
that she ia the mother of twins a day
or two old. Some of the moat con
servative am of Greene county do
elaru that Will Black, sea of Joseph
Bladi, le ihmt certain to he lynched
when be it brought back tharefnr
trial fee assaulting a little white girl
unless guarded by a sufficient number
ef militiamen. Sarah Black will
■wear, it in said, that Will Black <■
lem than 14 yuan of age. Under (hat
ago he could met bo logally sentenced
to death. “In the event the court
does not order him to be electrocuted
the people will attack the military
to gut him.” said one Greene county
citlsen. Sheriff Williams at Snow
H1U left the jail open when he
brought Joseph Black to Kinston, "to
keep them from tearing II down,” ho
Flro of ankiMwn origin early Sat
day afternoon dnotroyed tha plant of
Chadboara Lumber Company at Wil
mington and about *00,000 feet of
tamber on yank natalllag a boa of
$60,000, partially , meet ad by tasur
anee. MllUoa foot uf lumber on yard
wu caved. Tha ptaat will ha luhaitL
A Are wWah threatened the mat
dcatbl and baabaaa aaetba of tho
homo Of J. A. Copebnd Friday atom,
lag at two o'clock. Members of tho
family hod to Aeo for their Hveo and
In tha affatt Mbs Saa Elicit waa
burned b death. Tha bufidb* waa
occapbd by three faaritba, J. A. Oapo
bad, A. Lea fVpcbad, a con, md u.
O. Ocroek, a eoa-ln-lew. Nothing
wm corad tmm tho ruhw.
> -jCte kw *'rji 9SfxS^*i • Av/.r<iTf^..
» aaemtary lor tha ttlT* aad
Ihta heme* want to Mv. Mae Camera, -
Than came the matter af naming
itfcgatei to tha State Conraatiao, aad
lha following were ahoatn: A. U
laaMa, Main McKay. EL H. Cibeo*. L,
*• *■*. Dr. W. C. Shaw. J. *. Jack,
we, C. H. Rmo.II, Mac Cemema, Z.
m p*u,2iTT" (Mhvmn> *• A
Monro* aad L. D.
Mr. T. C. Ererett than offend a
revolution awfacctag Ron. L. K. Slae
Jd Mr. W. N. bratt, candidate, foe
*• **t. Senate from this diatriat
IW diatrtet la tiohi! af Bkh
■oad, Moore, '"hithaw aad Seodaad
twiatloe, aad by agro-nit made a
mhm- of ycara ago. the honor of
■amloWftg thosa npraaeatettrae re
Um hot—b Moore aad rwi._
■ad Scotland aad Moor*
r-« Chatfaa^. -j*
■tow tee laat time, it Sow fane to tha
®t af Scotland aad ^-f-inil to la
■o, aad the gntt— ».e^ jgr
Wan of Scotland aad Mr. Zeerett of
Richmead, wara andoraad by the coa
reatioa, which ia a notice to Moot*
■ad Chatham that thane are the gan
■ wa wink, aad which win be
mtiafactory to thorn a* per tha agree
At thl* point, Mr. W. X. McXatuia
■Xarad a raaolatioa pledging tha daio
^tT. U> «“"■“*** of Mr. A. J.
McKinnon, of Maxton. a recently an
nounced candidate for (ha oOeo of
’'•aiaMuuti of Agriendtwn. Tba
"■"“to* was aa fOBawa-.
to tha Pamrnal.li. wttn of Scotland
Ooaety aad Btate of N. C.
lea Ita lijiandal eaergiaaTaat whanf
m approximately eighty (SO) par eoat
af tha popolatlaa of thie State «w
*■ agricvkira. it aaturaBy
foDowi that the DepartaMnt of Agli
BrtBra ahoutd ha eaa of. if not. th#
—t important of the Gove— af
Aad wharaas, A. J jaatM ^
Marten, Rot—. Coaaty, Norte Cato
Una. baa entered tha primal In far
a. Commiaaionar of Agri
™wm», be K rmohmd, that we,
* *«toa« Oeaaty to
kT tandMocy te^
Agriculture, end recpw^fally reqoeet r
*• t*Ur’ rf «**■ Ceatdy, Diatrfct
«wd Bute «e east their ton*, tor
him mi Jane Sid.
We giro the following a, aetne of
ll’* r*“°n* tor »«W»* tMa twqowt:
MmIi Re a,lea far tnrfhliur U <toe
him from the party, tot pnaouee
««ctoH adrainltt ration of to Di.
Barnaul: We toHaae to ia ear etf
the to* Informed and me* practical
thiirHgh ^lHim ,****** M '*•* M »
Atoli He hi a maa with eoergy.
•xpcciaoec aad hi capable * briar
tag the Agrtoaltatal PeyatW** to
metotom wH.ratog the Daawrratto
•Mwly adopted. h11*»
Me farther haatoeae cccataa hfai
» taatlea to idjaam
Oar Maty Haw toata BOL *