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VOL. No. XU11 ~ ROXBORO, NORTH CAROLINA. Wednesday Evening. July 21,1 926.
J. H.CARVER ATTACKED
RY NEGRO EMPLOYEE
Following Argument. Mr. Cur- .
ver Knocked Unconscious '
Bv" Blow on Head
^ NEGRO UNDER $50.0. BOND |
;v ?v JJioV H<vCj*?"Ver. age 51, ut\ Roxbccb j
va* -attacked Thursday morning by*]
?S'am Lawscn, fi't's colored farm bund -'j
/. "f ?1k?*.vir.<r an are'umcr.t
-and was for a wbi-t* Vi-urieied '
? . -neon scion ; by a blow onr .the .he*d j
. Ifhe, netrro. after having a U*y\ '..vorrts |
?' '? J|i -h ? wpvf. di?plr sM??.?"to . Hry ? i;i t- ?
? ? Icycr, . resbrte I to ? a lar* stiek^f
? ? **;th which hp . struck Mr. r.-i'yerl
y three", times. . One - blow ?$]] on the
t: hand, another 'n Ihv .vlb-.>.v ; :?i
: he last bl :\V br.ousrht Mr. ?" "arver to
_ he- ground with a long gajjj . in the
'?ciid.' He was at once brought t>.'j
i? -heme ?>n R?ams Avenu?. where!
fter a short while he regained con- j
eiousness. He seems to be '. recover- !
? ig. nicely . at this writing.
Ihawson was arrested and brought j
h trial, when he was b uji? oyer tc
. ex t term of Superior Court undvr
. bond rT $.>00.00.
?"TK- work (jf men"-ia.nil -what is ;
. ? -.at? Well, .we tnay any of us ;
ii ? w*- very quickly> on . the condition
^"TieSner whelly ready to iro .i. But
-*any of us are for the ? ra*,-t. part
* linking, not of what we are to do.
. Ut of what we are to get; and" -the
est of us ar<? sunk i ri to- the sin ? F
?a?., and.' it. is a mortal. Oiie^we
.-.nt to keen back pact of the price;
m wv >:nrinttaMy; talk of taking
?p our cros$a. as if the only harm
1 a -cross was the _ weight of it^-ST
; it was, only a things to be carried,;
: ?? -stead of . to fci- Ciuctfte*! upon.
" They that are Christ's have cruci
e<i the flesh, with the affections and
ists." ? Jobn Rusk in.
i Thi* theme will . lse ; diseuj<s?.-?I at.
? t;- First Baptist Church next ^un
ay. . .
r' unci ay Schc i 1>: i~i A. M . fi. I.. '-\*il
'Turn'./* Su.pt. .
Preaching I if A. M- ?Subje-t:' "A
^ Jjtt.lt Fur%h?*r." S 1*. M. Stibjeet:
v.ifc The- t.iuh! Of
b. v; r. i:: i p. \r.
?A-' ccVdiai . wclconjt- if v-\' tend eel to
W F. WEST, Pastor.
Larcje Estate Left By
Native of North C.
lany Citizens of ttoxboro and
Person County Interested
In This Hu <yj Estate
Durham, July 1$.? The bulk of
ne hute estate, ?. cGtofBrvfetivety
ri-t left hy the
jtt''' Mark Hopkin s native of Ri<n
' oiph Couivtyy .V jLfolci inincF.
jf i 'iwVvo and rariroaii- eap
hi f will .k* dis
' \huted arr.on^ \ -vV- .1 t "*0 people -in
."?*v?r?h 'Cvrftlma, with :Cf?w l;Cati?).:td -
"'.3 other stiitv-:. i; petition filial
y .iudire - .J. H r<jrnjr'lr-n, cf Sacre
. t.>. Calif., .hi? reoonter-tioo of
; nt* claimant- hn? intuitied. Judfce.
Lori action }?as' b-:en *- rkiinr ,;n \ i tb
aioiir.?'t for a jn?n!.r. ; pr'X^nt'it*
. ' >e r f the '-eirs an i working on
? - uthl;fvhmj: th-?ij <-!nirhi*. iAc.it. ;
?\W. ,T. K!nur I.or.sr ami Victor
. Bryant of Durham, Ni\tlV98 I un?~
"ord. of Il'Xb-ro. aijd- Palmer ",nd
?ft?\ckweWer,, .of Concord, also Vop
<j;ent the Chambers, HKev,*, Smiths,
Hopk^ni, R:j<?s, and other families
t claimants, lo.-.ated largely in Flan,
olph, Guilford. M^nte ' mory, Orange,
toifcam and Pors a counties, At
t^rrieys are seeking to have a hear
- (Continued on PaRtf Eijftit)
Mr. Rhew Entertain*
: Mr. B. F. Rhew. entv rtaine l a i
? umber bf his friend.-! and kins" ]
-?<M>ple lant Saturday, nmmpg , the list I
<.i?ur Mr. ah(C Mrs. Oconre Krap?,
"" J.j.raTp?.MU?6Url. X)r I.. Ithc.v and
r? \\a. >i > MM! ftWV * "J
?un from Cfareensbor v Mr. John Rhew
; I M . 11: . w",
the l^lr t. 0>_?iK'.
if #ry .CTavppr" nljd . rw "'t i.jJit
; 3t#xb: r-ypr^vh +44- Cist 3 ; ? * : *ri
9,h-'Sdr*n f tv-io Vlu.i?vri:<l ^,^5153^
FATHER OF A. M. BURNS !
| DIES AT PITTSBORO
Was Town's Oldest and One of
Its Most Esteemed Citizens;
Magistrate. for -15 years
FRIEND OI ZEB VANCE
Pitt*b:ro, .Tilly ,UR:--R. M. Burns. :
Pktsb$?o*s Idest , ar.^L one of its 1
most hijdaly e s teemed' citizc^^died I
m-ortriiig; Tfrfc dcceasel a Con fed- ;
eVa$c v.^oraiv served" in c mpany ,D. (
3rd North Carolina cavalry. Mr. j
a* ' justice (if the P e ace
in Chat&am comity for ?: vi r 43 years, [
havitigr only one c eeisVc'n revswed by i
the higher courts.' His motto :wtn
"ezve the devil. his due> and temper j
justice with mercy. j.
A iife .Vr.s* ? Driv. ?'<?.- d
ei'y elect :'on ' and ite ver scratching a j
ticket. He was a great admirer of
Zeb Y#nce, a persnal friend,.' and j
was "posdS&ly his equal in Kis sense j
of i umcr and his ability to entertain ?
eld ana yolinsr alike- with his fcrcat |
store of jokes. The deceased wr.s a -I
man of strong: convictions aniLJived !
by them, -a man of unusual intellect I
living.' 'to the a )ce ci 00 years and 8 :
months. He had been in faMinif :
health foi several years, but his :
tnind was -clear n< that :f a youth.
He and Mrs, Bums, who wi* form
erly Miss Martha Johnson", .celebrated 1
their 00th weddinj? anniversary Feb- ;?
vuary 19. "lit vmhtMAr h.v,--His..
wife; threp "sons, A. M.t of Rox
?bcro; W. 0. and R. H. Burns, of
Wfcitevilte;* tw v daughters, Mrs. Jiur
hcrt K. Norris, Raleigh,; and' Mrs. K.
C. Winche-ter, Monro*; one brother
H. L. Bums', Mebanc.
? Funeral services were conducted j
from the home, -Monday at 3 r> . m.;
i? Jici interment in.,tiuj Baptist <\>me
tery hr*re. ? " ~ ?
Three Danger Signals,
Stop! Look! Listen!
.?Sunday School at.J.onixhurM. .Meth
odist church every Sun ay A. M
Preaching: at 11 o'cleck. We need
the support of men. Art appropriate
theme for next Sunday.
Prayer Meeting on We?rt*esday p.
m. . at 8. C ; me- me; Come all.
Preaching at East Roxboro Meth
odist Church on Sunday p. iii. 8
]>. m. We n?ed the support of the
entire charfrej_ we need men and_
The Supply Depot.
/ The railroad companit s make .
abundant provision for supplying
their engines ? with" fuel and water.
No engineer; heeds to. have a ifead
?<n^ine if he will *top at the fo^ ;
station* and water tanks. Sabbath
days are the supplyrdepots, which j
Cod has supplied for the Christian.
What Liquor Will Do.
A temperance orator was. being: ;
constantly inteirtjnir i by a man in
the audience. V>*hen the > peal- or
condetthied **hisfcy, the interrupter
-.broke in with: ' But it is medicine.
k A .iouir . f h whisky and
Water will break up a cold* "And
eif^ht t: losses will break up a ho.ne.
the speaker- retorted;
The CAuse of StripAi^
Three hundred. convicts in the;
penitentiary of Alabama were asked I
bv its c' aptin how many of them |
owed their convict stripe* to the i
use of liquor and 281 irse t> their
fret. ? M C. R1X&RBE, P. C.
At Pittsboro, N/C.
j. A. liOnjj, A. B. .Sialvey i
W; H. Harr-is w.nt to pyubtfro '
Monday morning to attend tpe fune
ral service* held that afteimo.,r. for
j Squire R* M. Burns, who died caVly ,
! Sunday morning- ^Ir. Bum< was ;
the father of A. M. Burns ' this!
j city; j
Sjwial Notice To- '
Onvifieys ? f auioiUQhile-* operated
u\: or Ajl^mt Vat without iww state
tug*' " ill 'ha iMlrhirf ttu ?
? .urn^7~; t* rtT7i^>, r--'
of Ro y. j '*>: f&r -tt^fog^-arcitnxnofaiie'* -
]':? t-.v- h t _
k. Tt. ci &s;- r.Uy.>r ?- ? ,
I "" \ v
"T^-t ? 1 i M~i iril-i "i-rlf nM rnin vg ?t rvrry Virn following the terrjftc two (Jay bombardment
caused by fire- at the navy 500 acre arsenal at l.ake Denmark, N. ,T. More than -3Q lives are known iojt
and hundrets injured. Th* camera-man risked liU life for thHr photo? ^wTille' big shells were still burst
in New Jersey Where Navy Arsenal Blew Up
Sons and Friends Meet at Old
Home For Aniversary;
Is 84 Years Old
NATIVE OF ORANGE CO.
lioxborri, July 19.? Approximately
."130,: including children, grandc1' iid
ren and friends, of Mrs. Richard
(Harris gathered the ho:^e of
Mrx. Itvne Gates, daughter of Mrs.
Harris, for the birthday cf the a^ed
mother, who on last" Sunday i-ea.chvd
This large gathering and celoon*- i
tion took place about fotir miles \
west of Rpugemont, in the coduijpj
of. Perscju* Airs. Harris was ho .
in Orange county in thv year 184*2.;
and 52 years aoro she was a rcyg-j
rent of what is now known ns pur^
lam. Mi*s. Harriv states" that. . *i\- 1
well as 'he can remember; that sbM
lived in the iheart of Durham v*hen.
an old country toad made an idea!
main street for the Durham of 52
?It was during the Civil war thai
Mr-.*. Harris was married to. a sol
dier .who wore the gray. Mr. Hniv
| rls, deceased, was a second lieuten
ant. and belonged to the sec nd N'
C. Cavalry. While in one pavt. of
the state tie ifrav and blue were
under fire, in another part far away
from the rumble of the cannons; .the
j marriage of these two people took
There are ab'ijt 46 grandchildren
'of Si vs. Harris who. attended the
? birthday dinner. The names' of th*
! children of the honored mother are
as follows: W.-'.VV: Harris, of Me
bane; J. K. Harris, of Durham; .1.
\V. Harris, cf Buriingtpn; Mrs. W.
H. Hooper, cf Yanceyville; and ACrs,
Trene riatc-, of Person county.
The children and grandchildren
are responsible for the elabomti din
ner that was served to the !-rge
number of people that gathered to.;
show their ' resptict to .Mrs. Harris.
Twc birthday cakes decked i!*?e long
Bt/iyWNG TENNIS COURTS
Roxboro High School, under
the direction of Supt. Stalvey;
is building four tennis court*
r?n the high school grounds.
These courts are expected to be
completed by about the first
of August, and when completed
will be open to the people of
the town. Of course, the courts
are being built primarily for
the use of the students, but
during 'the *umme.r vacation
may bf used by the young men
and young ladies, and will be
quite a convenience, for at the
present time there are no courts
available to the public.
j Insurance Firrrr ?
In Yancey ville
' S, 1'. Safterfied. A, 0. 'Gentry, and
S. .U. liascon Form Company.
An interesting , new> item of the
week is. that an insurance, real estate,
? and . bonding company ha< b^ejn
launched in Caswell county and has
operted an office rn ? ihe ' Bank of
This new company |$ caMtd the
Caswell Ttisuvancv i^id Uoalty Com
pnny, the 'men constituting the firn
being ? S. . P. Satterfield and; A. <\
Gentry of Roxboro, and S. M. Bnseon
} Mr. Satterfield i< skid- to have had
1 26 years of successful insurance ex
; pcrience. w h ic-h qualifies. him to ii i -
Jiect. the affairs of the company ir.
; giving t?ve public the best sir
? vice possible. - ^
J Mr.. Gentry is said to be well known
: throughout a large part cf the counj|
j ty. He will have the direct manage
| ment of the busines, nnd wishes it
j kuown that he . is here D render
? satisfactory service to ' the patrons
of the company.
(Continue<l on Page; Eight) .
t ible, and on . each of these: were
written. 4 Mother, 8-1.".
Interesting News Of N. C.
'Hasn't Tasteil Water in 2fi Year*.
?Ne\v Bern, July 1$, ? One .of the;
most interesting Visitors in New :
Bern lately was t>!\ Thvi Hsieh,
known ;\s the 'Tc<Wy Rrcstevelt of
China." who . lectured ..'here nt Ohau
taqua n "What Awakened China
Will Mean to the World."
?Dr. Hsieh has not tasted a drop of
water in 26 years. Ho drinks from
?36 to -10 cups of jasmine tea every
Youth Drowna Trying to Save Friend- 1
Charlotte, July 10.? Lee Rumgard
nef. 1 1, leat his * life apparently in
an ineffectual attempt to save his
companion, Allen Campbell,' 10, fror>
drowning in the Catawba liver near
here today. Both youths lived at
A sheviller July 1-9.? -it. ( . Wimble,
2*>-year o"ET traveling -a\csman. who
kwluaii * lO-vcar-,
. -;u>i? /li-irr::
Vn- ? V?Vam^u,v >; i.x. i-r^ J
"^?,i'iiv'Vit* O. Ft ' it* J
Kmbozz'ler Arrested in !?urlint:fon
Burlington, July I0r ? Charged ,
with embezzlement of $1,500 from j
the fiprjjly Wjggly store here in which |
he was employed as checker, Floyd
Black waived preliminary examina
tion, and gav*? bond in the 'tiru of ^
i "*2,000 for His appearance at thv
i next term of Alamance Superior, i
court. - l
Methodist Minister fices Investigation 1
Statesvillo, July 10. ? Methodist
| ministers assembled here tonight to
I conduct an inquiry into a charge of
I immorality lodjfedagninst on-of their
number ? the Rev. Ashley Chappcl,
Killed in Automobile Aceideiit
' ? K.kf.>' MiUlfl'. . -Iij'.i It. vuum
ty authorities are today ravestigat
n?"' ;?/ -y nri-vo named
-?K-Wrfc! . sv?>o Wu* >4H-n?l- * u:U' rif-'
t--nw^>rr av^Vm J he automobile in \vh ?y>.
-i? u ? r -ir' Mr Tmv. ? ? - ? :
mm moom v
MEE1S TRAGIC DEATH
Skull Crushed By IjjjRe Tomb
Stone; Other News Of
LEMON VASTY THURSDAY
Helena, N*. C., July 20. ? Virginia
. M.-Br ?->m the eh little three
year old daughter of Mr. artd Mrs. I
! C'has. McJJroom met a tragic dent'r '
when an old t ntb stone pn which )
I she was leaning sr*ve way hitting,
the child it) tat head ciushmj; he i
skull, and causing- almost in>tant ;
death. The -heart.- f ths sntUo com- j
muriity go on?'t to the .Vouir* father i
:.nd mother in their .-ore firrief. Vir 1
-? oieriy laid to rest iif
the old GarretTWyU!!* -rvounA
urday aCte.'no~n. Besides r? ? rrttV,^'r_'
: n i mother, she is survived by one
"little sUler* Clarine. a>re S . ye-.it>.
The community was eadderfVd l:?sc
.Thursday morn; :>e: when- it wax
learn eit hat Mr. Andrew --p.rJwn an
honored member of bur commiinity
had pa^cd away after only a. tew
hour? .-;Vcfcr.vs*. M.-. Thrown hsd been
1 in <K . lining health i r :\vmin
b t Bis death, caine a ? a vh ;<*V to
I J'.is many . rioi ;ds. -end : '.dative*! . He1
I \va a ? ljuried ? ;;t ' the' old family bci.y
j ine *rr')"Jr<d i;-'j r. Ant'oclr. Kr:d;y af
| t.'J'p'o !?. the settee* ..bsinj* c.mdu.ted
rbv fie v. Mr. Hall .it" Roxbtiro:
1 The I.casrus last Suniiay. nUsht v,a>
' under the an pieie,* ;>f the th;rd de
partment. Conduc) 'm] by Sunt. .15.
i I. Sa;terfie,?d. R? v. Mr. Adam* of i
Huxboro honcred the Ltayrue with
? is. pre^enS? and Jrave :i splendn? 1
address on "Good B ?>*.*." Xexi
Thursday evening th? IXuirui- aiuM
I eopltr ? t' the community ifjner.itly !?
will enjoy a lemon' party on the lawnl
at the pai'sciift'ge.
?Mr*.. <1. H. Hauser spsat lite week
j end with rejatives in Winscn-Sakhv
Mr. and Mrs. Hxibeit Pearev arid
family of .Richmond are vlsitinvr .rel
atives in Jhls vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. J. il.wl ?> oi '
Petersburg are visiting rotative? 1
'here tl'is vveck.
r Mrs. Tom Pea: ce nt home after..!
! .an extended tp ?? dftives in
Mr-. T. P. N'of' ??'i- n*turrsed j
home after, spending her vacat' r~>n at 1
Rev. ('. Rowland oi Fort Wdrth> I
Texas, v'jsuod friends here last we> k
Mrs. Annie. Noell is at homo after :
a visit to friemts in Durham.
Mr. I rv in Pearce left last week
( Continued on "Page ftlgh? )
Called Home On Ac
count Illness of Father
[ Mr. Louis Sands, who has been
. with the Carolina Power & Utfht
[ Company here for several months,
! has been . called i to hi* home mi. Cert
; tral America on aeccrint of the ill
- thii* ? w??i'k ^ Concord
? Preaihlftg by the Pn*toy
i *n<l. 6 i'. m. Everyb -ly weir
j cbmtf ?- ?" ?' ? ^
?trtk' a xjou'." . <lin
? ? > " V. t . i
EARLY MORNING FIRE
DOES SMALL DAMAGE ;
Fire Department Does <***1
Work; Dupage To Royal
Hotel^Hostly from Water
J. E. LATEA CO. DAMAGED
A fire which could easily hate as
sumed laree proportion*
(fOWTed, about .4- ? ?:V.Tfc- Tuesday
mwninr in the' Cufe Department of
the Eoyal Held. but tbf prcmpt ar
rival and gcod work of the local
Qte department prevented a serious
blaze. The- firs ? 'evidently ? tnrted
f f'tm <Ha lnrffg double Coffee peTCOr _L
latOvn and quickly taught in the ad
jacent wooilw rk. \Vhv ?fi th? fire
department arrived fin the scene, the
fetfttding was coaip/et.eiy .filled with
smoke, and it proved a little difficult
, ta locate the exact ..sjaurce of the
Inspection Tuesday morning show
?ed ' most of the damage t# be from
water, although the ccjfee-n>?h|>j|
system wa 4 ruined and the counters
and -H*l\*,-i badly burned. ' Tlieir
stock of cigars, tobacco and candy
| was also a to;a! loss.; , Ths entire
?damage will probably amount bo
I .Vome over a thousand d?: liar s^15an>age
to the building '.which ta* owned by
tli ? Andrews Estate, will necessitate
painting- of the walls and replace
ment of the plate gin*.? window*
u-hi-h wa ? broken t gain, entrance*
The stock of J. E, Lutta & Cc.
was also damaged to some extent
by smoke. Insurance wa- - carried
on the property involved amply
sufficient to cover all los* .
Approximately, i a* dc*en guests of
the he t el were asleep upstairs, but
got out safely with all their be
te-ng'mgs. thi< pa-rt of the Vuilding .
was" not ^23ched by the fl a avw , Th"
work- of - r ?paITi:^? V*:'!' '!* ?
ii be begun nt once: ' ? .U
VSunday School -at 9:45V jj.'- L.Cro
i well, Sbpt. * .
Mo riling Service at! IV a^ in. ^erin
<m by Dr. G. E? Gu.er.cey.
Sunday School at Mitchell -Chapelt
" - p. nv Prearhingr Servicer at
BtMhy Fork scho l house at 4 p. m.
Seuivo.n by t)r. H. K. Gvierney,
In C3- I ,am needed for anything
\vlVile I am a tl ending Ma>enetta
Spring Ycuu|? Peoples C nferenca
lidlify Jf. L. Orow<?!! and he vvjil
-notify; ..me.; :
P. C.VRY ADAMS.
Miss Margaret Carlton
Honored In Savannah
Attractive Roxboro Society Girl
.Wins Honors at Savannah
Shrine Country Club
Miss Marsrurttt Carlton, attractive
dauphtef of Hon. and Mr?. L. M.
Cur!to:r. has be^n thv l'u* some
time of Miss Dorse y praen of Sav
juiuah an.i Tybee Beach, Georgia.
While there. -the has been the rocnjncftfc. ?
of many honors. includinj? swimming
parties, boat rules an J "dances. At.
one very attractive *Jftp(;e j^iven at
tin Shrine Country Clif'y. I * : o you tiz
people attended dressed a moving
picture stars. On this eca*icn( tha
prize was wo a. by Mis- Carlton, who
wore * very striking cosCume of a
Spanish dancer (find wa? recognized
as Pola Xcfcrri. The Wtt3 a gold
slave ' necklace,
Miss Carlton is: expected to re -
turn to her home here the latter part
_of the week.
Made An Average
Of 44 2-3 Bushels
Mr. C. G. Reade, who as reported,
a fcjw weeks since ; expected to make.
.'0 bushels to 1 sown^n a small lot,
did hot quite reach his .expectntiona.
However, he . made 44 2-*'? bushels to
the acre, and ^hat was? tut had fey
rnny means.^ lie reports the larftejir ?
crop so far, having thjwherl 4'4t
' bushels from a sowing of 26 bushels
tow better farm* in
County.. and jio bcUi't fainiei,
than iff. TC. G, I?e?de, and we com
^ncnd-Vhis" Vxywple to olhers.'- ? ^
, . A ? farmer.' in Bertie ? ounty l ?Jnd' ?
I.Vhftt liislucxr-paglurif furnished feore
tHaa Tflfl co*r? could eat,, 99=
, ic ;-w another cow, ? ?;. ? .