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MEBANE, N.C., THVBSDAT. MAY 18 1911
personal and local briefs
Fish Fry and
people who cmoe and go
Items of interest Gathered by
Miss Lula Holmes went up to Bur-
Mr. Brice Warren, of Caswell county
was in Mebane Monday.
(Shakespear) W. S. Harris, haagfone
to Little Rock, Ark., to attend the
Mr. John Holmes, is expected to
take a trip to Lexington, quite soon.
Mr. Jinks Mebane and wife of
Graham, aoent Sunday in Mebane
Mrs. Ella Vincent and son left Mon
day for an extended Visit to Mrs.
Vincents brother at Texakaner, Ark.
Mr. G L. Johnson, left Monday on a
commercial tour in the interest of the
Mebane Bedding Company.
C'apt. George Mebane, left Saturday
for Little Rock, Ark., to attend the
Confedrate Veterans reunion.
Please note change of advertitment
of N. S. Cardwell of Burlington. Mr.
Cardwell, buys in large lots and sells
Mr. R. H. Tyson, is having erected
for himself a handsome residence on
Summit Hill South Fifth Street.
The Book Club.
«fisa Lenorah Graves Harris was
hostess Thursday after-noon to the
Thunday After-noon Book Club at her
beautiful country home one mile north
The hostess delightfully entertained
the club members with a puzzle contest
which afforded preat amusement lor
the after>noon. Misses Holmes and
Scott, were the fortunate ones to win
out. Following the game a dainty
course was served, consisting of Angels
food, Nabisco?, and Grape juice.
At a late hour the members bade
farewell to the charming hostess after
spending a pleasant evening.
The m^nbers present were: Misses
Lula Holmes, Margie Scott, Fannie
Mebane, Lillie Fowler, Mary While,
JeiHiie Lasley Meadames Hawley and
The next meeting of the club Thurs
day May 25th, which vrill be the last boys will long remember-
meeting in May and the members are
planning to have a delightful time.
Mrs. F. M. Hawley, will be hostess at
her lovely home east of Mebane.
Miss Mirtle Asbery who is spending
some time with her sister Mrs. P. Nel
son went down to Durham to spend
Capt. Thomas D. Davidson, the
clever salesman of the International
Gas Engine Company was in Mebane
the first of the week.
Miss Steinmitz, daughter of Mr. H.
Steinmitz Florist of Raleieh, was in
Mebane the first of the week attending
the Bingham school commencement.
If its hats, and hats suitable for the
season, see the Vanstory Clothing
Company, of Greensboro. They carry
a big line of everything best to wear.
Misses Margarett andSussie Chandler
are at home in Mebane having closed
their schools. These charming young
ladies will delight Mebane society during
the summer months.
It is said that in case of an invasion
of Mexico by the United States that
Col. Roosevelt, will tender his services
to the Government to lead it. Just
Ladies muslin underwear, something
dainty and pretty, and a beautiful line
of stylish hats at Misses Marrow Bason
and Green, Burlington.
Rev. Mr. Hurley, the new Methodist
preacher assigned to this charge will
be here Sunday and preach his first
sermon in the Methodist church.
Mr. C. C. Curtis, who recently
purchased a portion of the Eaton place
near Mebane moved his family over
the past week, and is now domiciled
at his new home.
Remarkable Escape of
Man on Top of Telegraph
Mr. C. W. Farland, who is connected
with the Bell Telephone Company, had
a narrow escape in Greensbore, from
death Thursday. When at work on the
top of a pole he came in oontact with a
cable carrying 2,300 volts of electricity
and completed a circuit to the ground.
He was held in place for several min
utes until he became unconscious and
fell on some wire which held |his body
until he regained consciousness. He
did not suffer any serious after ef
fects from the shock, but h s escape is
Coble Bradshaw and Company
Burlington, changes their advertisment
in this weeks Leader. If it is any kind
of farm machinery needed do not fail
to see them.
B. A. Sellers And Son.
The attentiwi of our readers
directed to the one fourth of a page
advertisment of B. A. Sellers and son
of Burlington. The Messrs. Srflers
carry a large stock of selected ladies
dress goods, white goods, Spring silks,
Messalens, tailored skirts etc., with
corsets hosiery etc. This tirm does
big business among the people of this
sectwn who will appreciate the' fact
that they are advertising in their home
paper. See their ad on 3 page.
Ministerial Student Sui
cides At Mars Hill.
After borrowing a shotgun from
merchant at Mars Hill, Archie Linley,
24 years of age, of Anderson, S, Cl
went to his room and blew out his
brains at 2:30 o’clock Saturday after
noon. Linley arrived at Mars Hill, 18
miles from Ashville, and told various
people there that he had come to spend
the summer. He engaged a room at
the residence of Mrs. Kate Woodrow,
who was shopping in the town at the
time of the tragedy.
The deceased was a ministerial stu
dent, and it is thought that his mind
had been affected by close study. He
is survived by a mother, a sister and
A New Mill.
A fish fry, Brunswick stew, and a
general good time. These past few
warm days brought the boys out in
great shape. There was a simultaneous
agreement among them to meet at
Scotts mill Friday eve. the 12tb» and
have a good time-
Joe Vincent, W. L. Crawford, W. E.
Ham, R. H. Tyson, Ben Warren, W.
W. Corbett, John Holmes, F.L. White,
Charlie Dillard, Arthur White, Joe
Kenyon, S. G. Morgan, Shakespear
Harris, P. Nelson, Murray Ferguson,
Will Satterfield, J. W. Warren, Roy
Thompson, Frank Warren, Dr. J. M.
Wells, Fred Boss, J. Edwin White,
Felix Graves and J.O. Foy,were among
Joe Kenyon was chief cook,
and W. E Ham was general manager.
It was a great old time, one that the
fresh from the water, old North , Car
olina com bread, Brunswick stew,
Budweiser, and Schlitz constituted a
portion of the refreshments served on
Some little incident in reference to
the gay time the boys had would not
be entirely out of place. It was no
ticed that Murray Ferguson kept on
eating during the entire -«vening, ex
cept when he would stop to take a
soft drink from a bottle, Murray ex
plained by saying he had been busy
and had not eaten anything since
Now there was a young roan usua-
ly quiet and clevar who got to playing
with the boys and split his shirt badly,
but he asked us not to tell his name,
and so for the present we will with
hold it He says the next time he
plays leap frog, he is going to wear
suspenders and a vest. It was down
on the programme that F. L. White was
to shoot an orange with a bow and ar
row from the heel of Joe Kenyon
while he stood on his head, but Joe
refused to stand, he said his head was
lighter than his heels and he could not
keep it down. Capt. Ham kept close
to the frying pan in which the fish
were fried, he explained the fact of
his seeming to eat a good deal upon
the g^unds that the cook should taste
the food often in order to have it pro
It was the purpose to have the fish
frv at Scott-Cates Mill, but owing to
a pressing invitation from thal genial
gentlemen Felix Graves it was held
higher up the mill race at his farm,
beneath the shadows of some giant
Oaks. It was a great old time and all
who went out, enjoyed it.
RORMMI LEWIS ELECTROOU- SOUTHERN G00KIN6 AT ATUR-
A Credit And a Pride
It ought to be, and no doubt is
source of pride, and gratification to the
many friends and well wishes of the
Leader to note the evidences of its
prosperity, a credit alike to the town
in which it is published. It is no every
day accomplishment to build up and
maintain a newspaper of the character
and merit of the Leader in a town the
size of Mebane and in the time in
which it has been done
Mrs. Jack Price of Burlington
visiting her sister Mrs. J. B.
Mrs. A- P. king and chikUe* W-
etteyilie have been visiting ^^iretetives
Miss “Bob’* Kirkpatrick visited Mrs.
D. S. Mayse last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Thompson visited
Mrs. Thompson brothetr, Rev., Tom
Strowd at Chapel Hill, «lso attwided
Confederate veteran's reunion there
Mr. e! G. Fonest attended the Car
nival at Graham Wednesday ni|^
Rev. Homer Casto, and G. C. Tlxwap-
son visited Mr. D. Hayes one dif ^
T. B. Fitzpatrick is at home- from
Wilmington with his family for a few
Miss Annie Murray spent Saturday
night with her friend Miss May Rich
Mrs. Joe Thompson and daughter
Josephine left here last Saturday to
visit her mother Mrs. Sharpe near
Mr. and Mrs. Dickey of Sumpter S.
C. came in Saturday to visit Mrs.
Dickeys parents Mr. and Mrs. James
Mrs. G. C. Thompson and Mrs. Dud
ley Thompson spent Sunday st River
Side Farm with Mr.
Mr. Edgar Mayes called on Miss Bess
Baity Sunday afternoon
that new hat?
Miss Sudie Miller and brother spent
last Tuesday with their aunt Mrs. Fitz
Bir. J. H. Campbell and Joe Al
bright went up to Graham Saturday
Misses Nan and Lula Pratt "went to
Raleigh Monday to spend some" time
with their sister Mrs. Joe Kirkpatrick.
Mr. Mac. Efiand and Miss Estelle
Forrest accompanied by several fri«ads
and Rev. Homer Casto went to Raleigh
Monday a. m. and were married atthe
Hotel Raleigh by Rev. H. Casto. The
happy couple left for NorfJk and other
'cities immediately after the words was
spoken that made them man and wife
to spend their hmey raooiv
Mr. William Thompson Is quite sick
at the home of his daughter
Mr. Charley Brown who has been
sick of typeoid fever for sometime
improving we are glad to leam,
Mr. Frank Boggs has been on the
sick list for several days.
Mrs. C. C. Taylor left for MortsviUe
Tenn. last week to spend sometime
the Springs recuperating her health,
we wish for her a speedy recovery
He Killed Chief of Police
of Spring Hope.
There was not a hitch of any sort in
the electrocution of Norman Lewis in
the state’s prison at Raleigh Friday
morning last when this negro prisoner
paid tJie death penalty for the murder
of Chief of Police Stallings, of Spring
Hope, Nash county, a dastardly crime
that was committed last September,
when the officer was attempting to
arrest the negro for selling whiskey.
and Mrs. H. O.
How to Live
(From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.)
Life lengthened to its fullest is short
enough; and the man who lives it out
on straight lines, giving lift for lift
and lick for lick, not overjoyous in
periods of personal success and
achievement, nor yet too despondent
when the game goes against him, keep
ing in micd always the supreme value
of the average in all things, will leave
the world still so much in love with H
that he would like to linger yet for
while to work and dream in its pleas
ant and fruitful pastures.
Be A Feature This
What is better than good fresh sea
trout just taken from the sea, or
Spanish mackerel fresh from the Ocean,
fried in the good old Southern fashion,
com cakes made from water ground
meal, ecood coffee. Every one in North
Carolina knows how delicious are the
fish at Morehead City-every one likes
sea food and corn bread cakes, “Tar
Manager Baxter, of the Atlantic
Hotel is a “Tar Heel” himself and he
likes this sort of food and a feature of
the service at the Atlantic Hotel this
summer will be a return to the old
fashion Southern dishes and sea food
will be plentiful at every meal.
The Standard Oil Octopers
Must Take its Tentacles
Oft Of Trade
The Standard Oil Company of New
Jersey and its nineteen subsidiary
corporations were declared Monday by
the Supreme Court of the United States
to be a conspiracy and combination in
restraint of trade. It also was held to
be mmopolizing interstate commerce
in violation of the Sherman anti-trust
law. The dissolution of the combination
was ordered to take place within six
Thus ended the tremendous strug
gle of years on the part of the gov
ernment to put down by authority of
law a combination which it claimed
was a menace to the industrial and
economic advancement of the entire
Thi sis the biggest, by far, proposition
tbe united States Supreme (Jourc na»
ever undertaken to tackle, and a day
of thanks should be observed in order
that proper appreciation might be
manifested for the way this- mighty
combine has been dealt with by this
the highest of courts.
J. P. Jones, a chicken fancier of 501
Gorrell street comes forward with a
hen egg which is some hen fruit. This
egg is 7 1-2 inches in cirsumference
and measures 8 1-2 inches around the
long way. It weighs five ounces, and
is just about twice the size of the
average hen egg.
A Card of Thanks
I want to thank my friends and
neighbors for the Kindness shown to us
during the sickness and death of our
wife and mother.
J. D. Hodge,
STEAMER SUNK FAR
Col. J. L. Ludlow, civil engineer
for the street improvement work was
here Thursday with his chart and
specifications for work on the
walks and streets of Mebane.
Say a good word for the Leader, and
help to make popular the peoples
honest friend If you can get us a
subscriber do so, help us to push the
gospel of equal rights to all men,
among all men.
The whooping cough is in Mebane,
and the trouble is a number of grown
people, some married are going around
■whooping up things. You may think its
fun;they do not. They can not beat a
freight engine whistle when they get
at it good, but thev can put up a full
grown whoop without frills.
Mr. J. S. Worrell and wife of near
Pikeville, N. C., is here prospecting
with a view of purchasing a farm and
locating tfsre. Mr. Worrell was up
here some time past and was so well
pleased he brov:^ht his wife up to help
him look around. He will more than
likely move up some time the latter
part of the year.
A fishing party left Mebane Satur
day morning composed of Charlie
Patton, hoy Thompson, D. A.
White and Will Satterfield They
went to .Patton Mill to fish,
returning Saturday night at
about two o’clock. They brought the
Leader man a fine fish for Sunday
morning breatcfast.If it was a sample,
they caught some nice ones. The
Leader man thanks them for the
Elsewhere in this issue of the Leader
will be found an advertisment ol a new
mill recently put in operation by Mr.
P. L. Cooperi of Carr. This mill has
all new machinery of the latest pattent,
is equiped with every devise for perfwt
milling and those who favor it with
their patronage are assured of satis-
side-1 factory dealing. The Leader has a
la^e number of readers who will find
it to their interest to patronize
Items From Walnut Grove
littie Miss Myrtis Carver, is visiting
her grandmother Mrs. John Horton,
near Walnut Grove.
Mrs. Fannie Hawkins and daughter
Mrs. Tinnie Moon, was visiting their
kinspeople near Walnut Grove last
was 80 years of
A Fishing Party
J. M. Long, W. W. Whitfield, Jack
Smith, Zeb Whitfield, Thado Smith
and Col. McCauley, went over to Cooks
mill fishing on last Saturday after-noon
and came back all smiles having caught
19 large mullets and a number of
others. Guess they will go again.
week, lirs. Hawkins
t^e May 12.
Little Miss Beatrice Breeze
to her home yesterday from a
her sister Mrs. Garland Taler
Miss Alma Roberts and her cousin
Eugene Roberts, spent Saturday and
Sunday at A. F. Breezesf
Miss Lessie Parker was in Hillsboro,
last Thursday shopping.
Mr. Charlie Parkers, people are some
what improved from the measels.
Little Miss Mattie woods, is visiting
her aunt Miss Martha Danil.
Mrs. J. S. Berry, returned to her
home last Thursday from a visit to her
daughter Mrs. Sam Wilkerson.
Messrs J. G. Berry and D. R.
Parker, was in Durham last Friday,
Mjs. J. E. Blaylock, was in Hillsboro
shopping last Thursday.
I think the fermers are preparing
for the jtobacco crops.
Forget Me Not
1-4 Horse Power Engine and Wheat
Threser. For partlcttlars write or see.
J. M. Thompson, Mebane, N. C.
2 Miles South Rfd. No. 2
Mebane, Rfd INo 5
Mr. and Mrs. George Jeffreys, spent
Saturday night at N. D. Jeffreys.
Mr. B. Q. Smith, spent Saturday
visiting his daughter in Burlingfton.
Crops are looking fine in this part of
Mr. Dillard Jeffreys, has been home
on the sick list, but glad he is able to
be at work again.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Roberson, were
pleasant callers at Mrs. G. W. Jeffreys
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Freshwater,
and children spent Saturday night and
Sunday at G. W. Jeffreys.
There was a large crowd at Lebanon,
Sunday to hear our preacher Mr.
Hurley. He preached an excellent
Little Miss Viola Kemon, spent Sun
day after-noon with her grandmother
Mrs. J. P, Kenion.
Mrs. J. J. Kenion, spent the after
noon at Mr. George Jeffreys.
Mr. Vas Jackson, was at Lebanon
Sunday helping us in our singing. We
appreciate having Mr. J ackson with us.
Remaining unclaimed at this office
for the week ending May 18, 1911.
1 Letter for Walter Brown,
Mr. John Cox,
Mr. John Evans,
Mr. C. Jackson,
Miss Vorah Johnson,
Miss Maude Mojycodet,
Mr. D. A. Pierce,
Mr. Bailey T. Raussey,
Mr. B L. Stephenson,
‘ Mr. H. M. ^e,5
Miss Elsia Lasley,
These letters will be sent to the Dead
Letter Office May 27th, 1911 if not
In calling for the above please say
'‘Advertised" giving date of Ad. list
S. Arthur White, P. M.
Mebane Rfd. 1.
Rev. B. W; Mebane left Friday for
Louisville Ky. as a delegate to t
H. M. Moses went to Laurenceville
Va. the latter part of last week where
he will erect a steel bridge.
Miss Della Gibson and little brother
Arthur spent Saturday night at Mr.
Miss Maud Crutchfield of No. 24s
visiting her mother Mrs, W. D. Odaniel.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Nicholson and
children accompanied by Miss Jennie
White of Mebane were welcome visi
tors at Mr. M. A. Gibsons Sunday eve
Mrs. J. D. Hodge died last Wednes
day A. M. leaving a husbaad aud five
children behind who have the sympstby
of the community in their loss.
Connie the little 4 year old boy of Mr.
W. G. McAdams was kicked last Fri
day by a mule and had his skull bro
ken and was taken up to Greensboro on
the 6 o'clock train to St Leo’s Hospital
Latest report was dung fairly w;b1L
Mr. J. P. Graves went to Havr
River Sunday evening as usual to see
his girl, looks as though he has been
going enough to bring her home.
We raise onr hats w Cook Bros. W.
C. Johnston and Uncle Pink for some
work done on our roads. If others
would fill up some holes and use a day
just after the rains, how much it would
improve the roads.
More Than 300 Passenger
A near-tragedy of the sea, filed with
many thrilling narratives of human res
cue and escape, occured off the coast
early last Friday near Norfolk Va.
when the Ward line steamer Merida,
bound from Havana, Cuba, for New
York, with 319 souls on board, sank in
thirty-five fathoms of water fifty-five
miles northeast of Cape Charles, after
she had been rammed by the steamer
Admiral Farragut, bound from Phila
delphiato Port Antonio.
Every person abroad the Merida was
rescued and but one was seriously in
jured, the wife of A. Peon, of Pro-
gresso, Mexico, who with his entire
family was bound for Paris to await
the end of the Mexican troubles. Mrs.
Peon, occupying a room immediately
next to where the Farragut struck the
Merida, was injured, probably intern
NEAR TRA6EDY AT SEA
Steamer Merida Rammed |
And Sunk By Steamer
A near-tragedy of the sea, filled
with many thrilling narratives of
human rescue and escape occurred off
New York coast early Friday morning
last when the splendid Ward line
steamer Merida, bound from Havana,
Cuba, for New York with 319 souls on
board, sank in 35 fathoms of water, 55
miles northeast of Cape Charles aftea
she had been rammed by the frmt
steamer Admiral Farregut, bound from
Philadelphia for Port Antonio. Every
person aboard the Merida was rescued
and but one was seriously injured, the
wife of A. Peon, a land proprietor of
Progresso, Mex., who with his family
was bound for Paris to await the end
of the Mexican revolution. Mrs. Peon,
occupying a room immediately next to
where the Farragut struck the Merida,
The Merida was struck by the Far
ragut during a dense fog at 12:30 a.
after the Merida’s delightful voy
age from Havana, with fine weather
and a perfect sea.
Dr. Daniel A. Long De
The commemcement exercises at
Bingham sdiool, closing the session of
1910-11, began with the baccalaureate
sermon delivered by Rev. Daniel
Albright Loi^, This was a most
interesting event, as Dr. Long easily
ranks as one of the leading theologians
and ablest men of the South.
I Tuesday, May 1% at 8 p. m.. the
graduating exerds«s, awarding of
I diplomas, certificates, [scholarships,
I prizes and medals took place and were
Essay medal won by John Gray Paul,
of Roanoke. The Latin medal won by
liUther Sykes. English Medal won by
Miss Cappie Craigh of Mebane. Medal
on Mathematics won by Philip Tart.
Wilbur McFarland of Mebane won
two Medals, one for history and
the other a Schollarsbip Medal for
highest average and also a prize for
the second highest in penmanship.
Frank Jobe, won a penmanship Medal.
Miss Isabela Gray, won the Scientific
Medal. The awards was made by Capt.
Clinkscale, Capt. Henderson and Maj.
Jorden. Capt. Maugan and Rev. F.
'There are 13 graduates in the Scien
tific course, The commercial book
keeping and short hand.
The prospects for the school for the
session of 1911-12 are very encourtq?-
ing. President Gray is now engaged
in collecting an able faculty of gradua
tes to assist him in the work, and it is
believed that the highest standard
maintained in former years will con
tinue to increase.
Orange Grove Items
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Is Typhoid Fever Under
Rather warm down in these parts
last Thursday and Friday.
Misses Estelle and Alma Lloyd,
Recie Crawford, Minnie King, Ada and
Lalah Dodson, Messrs. E. N. Cates,
Marshal Cate«, Carl Cates, Otis Craw
ford, Vance Cates and Brodie Dodson
attended the Manndale commencement
Died a few days ago after a lingering
illness in her twenty ninth year, a tried,
Cates and family. Blaze, a good horse.
Next Saturday and Sunday is Rev.
Mr. Billiards, last appointment at
Cane Creek. We regret that he is to
Miss Orpah Crawford, is visiting
relatives in Chapel Hill and Durham
and will be away for some time.
Miss Helen Reynolds, is spending a
few days with relatives in Hillsboro
this week. Later she wiU go on to
Chapel Hill to visit the family of Dr.
Miss Maie Reynolds, will leave next
week for an extended visiting and
pleasure trip. She is going to visit
friends in Virginia, attend the com
mencement at Dayton, visit Washington
and other northern cities.
The essays written by the young
ladies for the essay medal given by
Mr. J. W. Howard of Raleigh, were
lost in the mail in route to Whitsett
Institute where they were to be judged.
This was about two months ago and
they have not been heard of since,
are operating in the department,! _ . ’ ..
whether it is used for political purpos- j The CaUSe Ol AppendlCltlS
es, whether the employes are dis- ten years ago we took the
charged for political reasons, and cov- editorialy in our paper' that
ering other features of Postal opera- ^ result of eating
tion, was authorized by the adoption | ground patent flour. It was aS
Sugar Trust and
office Department to Be
Two resolutions for important invest
igations were agreed to by the House
of Representatives Tuesday. A com
plete investigation of the Postoffice
Department, proposed by Represen
tative Saundeas, of Virginia, to de
termine whether political influences
of one jesolution.
The other, that of Me. Hardwick, of j
Georgia, provides for a sweeping in-'
vestigation of the American Sugar Re-1
fining Company, to determine what |
influence it has had, or is .having, up
on the prices cf sugar, or the control
Mettane, Rtd No 4
We are glad to note tiie Sunday
school at Heabom is improving, hope
it will continue to improve.
Mr. J, C. Crutchfield, was out to see
his lady friends Sunday evening.
Mr. Joe Cook and Miss Sallie Small,
called to see Miss Exie ThoimpsGn Satur
Miss Minnie Albright, was at home
Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. J. R. Boone, is in. the HosiritaL
We hope to see her bade home soon.
Mr. Tommie Gook, was at his home
in BurlingUm Satur^y night.
Mr. W. G. Steele, is on the sick
list this week.
Blue Jsy .
President Taft recently made
statement before the Philadelphia
Medical Club which would indicate that
the army surgeons believe typhoid
vaccine has robbed the dreaded fever of
most of its terrors. The statement
Now we have a division of 1,800 men
in Texas and California. They have
been there for two months living under
canvas and in a country soaked with
rain. I need not recall the dreadful
record of sickness from typhoid fever
in the camps at Chickamauga. Of the
volunteer r^ments mobilized during
the Spanish-American war, 90 per
cent (about 16 per cent ot the men)
became infected with tjrphoid fever
witiiin eight weeks after the date of
mobilization. Today, two months after
mobilization, with the modern health
regulations and by the use cf vaccine
a^nst typhoid, not one case of typhoid
has appeared in the entire force,
except that of one teamster who was
What a contrast there is between
this report and the reports returned
from Chickamauga, Tampa and J ackson
viUe at the time of the Spanish war.
With the epidemics of fever which
have characterized other wars eradi
cated, the terror of war is banished
Tennessee Assembly Will
At a caucus of representatives of the ]
majority in the general assembly of
Tennessee at Nashville it was resolved
to prolong the session indefinitely. Six
or seven members will show up in each
house each day, with one of the r^fu-
lars presiding in each house. The bal
ance of the members, it is said, will re
turn to their homes. In the meantime
the comptroller and treasurer will con
tinue to decline to pay out any moneys
to state institutions or employes not
expressly provided far by statute-
Old books, stamps, furniture, gold,
silver, pewter, lead, copper and iron
relics, etc., for cash. Good Second
Hand School Books Furnished At Half
Price. Old Book Store.
Raleigh, N* C.
For sale, com fodder tops and peas
at Murray Hill Farm.
Mrs. Z. D. Mumford.
FOR SALE two pair of firat
Counters Scales. Apply to.
Church Grocery Company.
Mebane, N. C.
that time regarded as a fashionable
disease, confined, ahnost exclusively to
well to do people. It was that class
that could afford the finely groi^id
bleached flour and this was why we
suspicioned the roller process flour as
the responsible cause. Now comes
Dr. EldredM. Conner who in an arti
cle in the London Medical Chronicle
“The first epidemic of appendicitis,
if such a term is applicable, was to a
la^e extent contemporaneous in
America with the preparation of flour
in the mills by means of the big steel
irollers of a fluted type. Now these
rollers quickly wear down and frequen
tly have to be replaced. What then,
aaifg Dr. Comer, becomes of the ma
terial which comes off the roller worn
out in the process? Obviously it must
be in the flour of our bread. That is
to say, a considerable proportion of
the flour thus made contains minute
particles of steel, which when consum
ed stay sufficiently long in the appen
dix to create irritation, and in some
instances to set up appendicitis.”
(Perhaps the particles of steel from
the rollers may have had an excenuat-
ing cause, but iu the entire absence
of it we believe that the roller process
flour is of ils self capable -of produc
ing the disease. One who has studied
at all the process of digestion can
readily realize how a pasty, rather
inert mass, such as roller process
flour, takm into the stomach for a
long pCTiod, would enventually become
an irritant, and especially so when it
has been so largely adulterated with
bleaching preperations such as barrites.
After a protracted use of such stuff
what other logical conclusion could
you CQXM tooT)