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PLYMOUTH; H: G.FRIDAY, JUNBf .1319
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UNEXPECTED STRENGTH OF OP-
osttion sHOWff cTfcbiyi- I
W" PUtsORY ARBITRATION.
23 NATIONS' ARE AFFECTED
iJnleas'There1 js Change of Sentiment
t, "-Renewal Peace Conventions
(May B ' Impossible1 ' ' ' '
IWasftijpgtdn. The .principle of com
.jmlfidry arbitratlod - written into' the
dV ythat has bound; the United States
lVltftwenty-four jnatlonSj ,of the world
Jt? A&ffthe last five years, ts in serious
I ' Qjkger and unless there ' Is a ; decided
ii cb;jsge in sentiment an the senate the
0 r eftewal of twenty-tiiree1 of the 'trea-
!? ties which gave coocretei , evidence: of
tJita nation's belief in such a policy
''H'fcTyi .impossible. In executive ses
.sidn'tne senate again .failed ;to ratify
ment.witn Great Britain, Italy, and
'pSifr" ")pf the ' arbitration'' 1 agree
r .H3j)ain,wliich recently expired, :These
qfuyendons provide that questions re
lating to the interpretation ;of treaties,1
excepting those that cannot be settled
through diplomatic channels or those
of vtial interest, national honor.or in
i'tQdecei. shall bV-submitted to.
Tlie blague.' "A simiiar " treaty with
France has already been renewed.
The iSaifl; argtiment J arose over ; the
ccte:nti$nit!iat f"Attie; treaty ith
Grpatl jBiiiaW i tatified the Panama
canal tolls question would have to be
submitted to .The : Hague, but during
th4 dlsc6lai6rt the iapartese tquestion
and the 'general attitude of! the1 nation
toward compulsory arbitration was
wu'i f'Th - ypyand .led.-io. the. expression
of views utterly at variance with en-
In the future. rTl 1
A motion to re-reterf the "three treat
ties to the foreigir;r6lations; commits
tee t-with instruciifln: thit .. the ;f poe
jtp" eiinjt specifically ,the Panama ca-.riol'isHelirittoV'-was
' abandoned, but
.'f(MS$M Wfiati': waspredicted for fu-
il'-fciJjfbtloaere t alarmed at
XiM&Ond,. senator, went so . far, as
er3r 'i&B&Y people Jn the Unit
ed States "and in the senate who ought
r q live in England .
AMERICANS ASK JBOTECTION
if fThW iWiff Tae .the
i'6h ortTnfess Aid M Se
rtrnfess Aid Is Sent. '
' Tamninn. Mexico. Three hundred
OJ Amef icanBi. located in southern Tam
h,ul4pas,; representing, sixty-eight, fam-
'UJ -l.V J5 t -i.il j'1'a 1 . 'Inni, mac'
, mes, nave uemctiiucu m a w-s --i-
Consuls MDletfRerM to know, .'once
, , or all," whether they can expect pro
3 'tection1 from1 their home "government
since they "do . not, desire f to , take
measures for' our own safety which
uienaf if miss Y ?buf ffoyerament';
The -tnssag fit the ! Americans, was
transmitted bV wireless through Cori-
American! consul at .vera uruz, 10 do
''tatwiked id 'Wkshintg6ni i It? says, in
"Having been left without any, pro
tection whatever on the part of both
. 4w.t- theoending . controversy,
tnereiore we uau iuuh iui i)iui-.u"
.ojyfronv.our. own, jcountry.tWe must
know once , for all if we can expect
same. Having been subjected to
slights an a great variety of indigni
ties add grHssrabuse, the : situation
fot ur jSerional.,feafety and the de
fense of our families and ,0ur inter
ests. Therefore we have assembled
for the purpose of considering the
.biaC.VAy.vV'fe conside protection nec-
essarynow slntje bar Vtter death
U will be of no utility."
,t Three Battleships Asked For.
:'!WasViDgbn'.'RepresentatIve 1 Gra--jijiimj
o( s Pennsylya,Eia,. introduced a
bill to immediately appropriate
000,000 to Increase the navy by au
thorizing the construction of three
first class battleships to be as heavily
armeW ' powerfully armored and as
-kanv-battleship .afloat. Ihey
r.iiii have the greatest practicable
.KJr4iB?.$Caetion;and:cost not 'exceed
g $6,000,pp0 each. .
? , page Given Welcome.
, 1 iLonclon. Waltef Hines Page, the
- toeWirAmerieat. ambassador, ; ; to the
;--court o? St. James,, received his bap
'"'tisni of fire as ah aftsr-dinner speaker
In. London; at r a : welcoming banquet
given in his honor by the Pilgrims So
ciety. Field Marshal Earl Roberts
presided, and had as- supporters at the
head of the table Sir JJdward Grey, the
British foreign secretary;' the Earl of
Halsburg, former lord chancellor; the
- Karl. of Aberdeen, lord lieutenant of
Ireland, and Augustine Birrell, chief
secretary ef Ireland.
BOARD OF ENGINEERS ON VALUATION. -
i , 1 1 This Is the board of hgineers on valuation recently .'selected by the
interstate commerce commission to assist in formulating, the7plahsj under
which 'the valuation work on the property of common carriers will be done.'
Prom left to right Prof. 'Win. D. Ponce of the University of Wisconsin,
Howard Mf Jones of Nashville, Tenn., J. S. Worley, Edwin P. Wendt of
Pittsburgh, PaM and R'A. Thompson of, California., ,, , , ;
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MEAT AND FLOUR ON FREE LIST
SENATE FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE
, REVERSES ITS FORMER
.','S ! r ACTION. !
Committee Working to Modify I nojuiri-
torial Clause to Remove Featyres..
- - Objectionable to Foreign Powers.
Washington. Reversing its ' former
action in voting .to place wheat, flour,
oatmeal and fresh "meats on the duti
able list, the senate 'finance subcom
mittee in charge of the . agricultural
schedule, voted - to , place .live stock,
wheat and meats on the free list."
This action, it was authoritatively
stated, was taken to meet the views of
President: Wilsonu Seiiatw Simmons,
chairman ' of the, finance- committee,
aud other administration leaders who
disapproved the .decision announced
to tax meats 10 per. cent, pompensa
tory toa duty on cttls in the Under
wood i ill, and : to assess a compensa
tory duty "on both' fiour and oatmeal
i In this enlargement of the free, list.
President ' Wilson-' is known : to have
taken" a leading' part, as he did in the
matter- of raw wool and sugar.' Astikft
still is standing uncompromislagly for
the wool and , sugar shdules, :- so, it
is claimed,' he1 will stand firmly for
free cattle, sheep -and hogsi and free
wheat and oats, now that this'has been
determinedupon as the party policy.
WANT ONLY PROGRESSIVES
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Secretary Daniels Tells War jCollege
1 Newport, R. I. The sumine'r-l c4qr
ference( of the naval war .cotleg$ was
opened ' with' an address ' by Scretar
'Daniels', of the .navy departnte'nt, rj
"The chief lack in the nayy. today,"
the secretary told, the offlcetitudentsj'
Vis a systematic and proper ; instruc
tion' of the young men who respond,
to" our calli' to' enlist and'wno man our
ships.",-! .. , j'.' 7. '! t
Referring the alluring advertise
ments1 of the recruiting stations, prom
ising young t men , , opportunities for
learning all kinds of trades and yo
cations. : Mr. - Daniels saidi'As a mat
ter of fact, we have neglected , train
ing them, and 'outside of the practical
duties aboard ship they do not' obtain
the drilling and education which
should be given them in order to keep
the. promise made as well as benefit
the 'navy." He added that when men
enlist" they should ' be assigned to a
regular course, being allowed to elect
whether they study engineering ''tit
electricity,' machinery,, carpentry or
other trades, i and ; elai3esi should (b
organized to teach them all. An ad
dition he said there should be course
in primany instruction conducted by
the younger officers. , .
; Metcalf Governor of Panama.
;. "Washington. 'Richard ; h. iMetcalfe
of Lincoln, Neb., editor of The Com
moner, was selected by President Wil
son to be civil governor of the Panama
canal zone. This was announced by
Secretary Garrison after he and Sec
retaries Bryan and Daniels had cour
ferred with the president. - JtrA
Train Falls Through Blazing Trestle.
Macon, Ga. Oscar D.' Touchstone,
engineer of Macon, Is dying, a negro
brakeman Is dead, and a negro fire
man is probably dying as the result
of a Central. of Georgia freight plungi:
Ing headlong into the 'dry bed of Bea
vers creek through a burned, trestle.
Beavers creek is 10 miles from Fort
Valley, and a wrecker from Macon and
a relief train from Fort Valley were
dispatched and to the scene. .Conduc
tor Jenkins reached Everett's station,
2 miles from the scene of the wreck,
and telephoned the dispatcher.
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MEXICANS IN BLOODY BATTLE
FIERCE FIGHT FOR'.THE POSSES
SION OF' ATAmORAS 'lN
Many of Huerta's Troops Are Report
ed Killed and a Large Num- w
Brownsville, Texas. While a hand
ful of men were still offering dogged
resistence to the rebel ; troops, of Gen.
Lucie Blanco, "constitutionalist''' commander-in-chief
of the state of 'Tama
ulipas Matamoras, Mexico, is prac
tically jiv k$e haadof. the evolution
ists aftera "battle . waged 'without in
terruption all day.u Colonel Eschas
ereta wlfh' l)0 unteersl made the
lasttahdrffom le rbof of the cathe
dral and theater in Hidala plaza.
Flames from burning .. buildings in
several sections of the battle-scarred
city lighted the 'sky for miles around
and for a ,time it -was feared that the
town was doomed, however, the, fire
zones decreased. . . : .- -
The- toll of -death on - both sides Jias
been' heavy. Major Estaban Ramos,
federal comander, was wounded ear
ly ltti.tfee.f ngasement - He wasbrqught
to a Brownsville hospital. His condi
tion is.critlcaj; Private Das of ;tlie
United States' cavalry,' ' was 4w'ourided
by a stray shot while patrolling the
bcderim fh(j meViosLn side of the
RipGrande iutie60o etipiitespf
thluHdeaI S and?1 wounded are not Avail
able. One report brought by refuges
was that between 200 and 300 of the
J combatants had; been killed and double
.One hundred and twelve of the. fed
eatroops crossed to Brownsyllland
surrendered "to the'United States "mili-
tatyr authorities., i
FORTY CANNIBALS HANGED
Great Britain Executes Members of
London. Convicted of the practice
pf .cannibalism fand' human sacrifices
ciety, a secret organization, have been
hanged fin Sierra Leone) a British col'
ony"on'the west coast of Africa.
v Sir tWilIiam' Brandford; Griffith, chief
jufetlce if 'the ;6ld tcoast.Iwba presid
ed at the trials, arrived at Plymouth.
He declined to jdscuss i tile case, but
fellow travelers skid' that' "one hun
dred members of the dread society
had been arrested,, and .that forty kof
them had been hanged; while many
were sentenced to deportation.
' jlie4Leopjf4' iqcietyfj 'bAs etisted
among. the Mendi tribe, and has long
caiisgdj troublfi to the gcrvferent, AM
natives failing to conform to its rites
;ofpubmit tf ts demands jare. subject
to death or 'slavery. N 1
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' Altitude Record Broken; '
Bue, France. The world's altitude
record '- for , an aeroplane carrying ; a
pilot and aa passenger was broken by
Edmund . Perreyon, who rose 16,368
feet. Perreyon also hold3 the world's
altitude record for an aeroplane carry
ing only a pilot, having risen a height
of .19,650 feet at. Bue, on March 13,
thfr yer. M ;H 4 v
r U Ai Luther! McCarty ' Estate. h
Springfield, Mo. Application to be
appointed administrator of th estate
; of Luther McCarty, heavyweight fight
er, killed in a bout with Arthur Pel
3cyj Nraifileia the probate tscnirt
here by Otta LIppman, representing
the widow. fLippman managed bouts
here in which McCarty first attracted
attentibm - The McCarti- estate con
Fists of $S,200 on deposit in a Los
Angle sv -battle,-'-- four'.i'lots load a-1 JEieacli
naar Boston, and other possessions,
totalling 111,000. McCarty left no will.
His widow and daughter are bJa heirs.
; -sli' m e m t-3 t it. .9 f ' s
THE REJOINDER OFj , JAPAN
DELIVERED TO SECRETARY (
NO DETAILS MADE PUB'U.C
It ' rnviteV,Furtjher t Disduision ' of Cp'n.
': trovertetP Polntsn'thWebtf'' ,;:
Anti-Alien Law'";i'; rym
Washington. Japan's rejoinder to
thS 'United StStera-epiy ft), her protest
against the California anti-alien land
law, delivered personalty by ' Ambassa
dor Chlnda to Secretary Bryan; sets out
why the Tokio government T continues
to regard thCwebb lawias dlscrimlna.
tory against Japanese in derogation of
the qualities. of treatment prescribed
by international flaw,T, and , a ; violation
of the treaty" of jfSll'. ' ' .
1 1 : Nbthing In 'the5 feature"' of' An ' ultima-'
turn is . contained,' in) - the note. Its
general tone is;.ta Jnvlte .further dis
cussion of the controverted points, and
it contains nothing ' tending to make
up a final issue. Secretary Bryan and
the ambassador agreed - that -,no Re
tails should be made. public. ' . , "
The Japanese note1 1 was 'very ' long
and of its nature entirely argumenta
tive. Secretary Bryan and Ambassa
dor ,ChIndawer.e ; . in. accord., that na
time by a public discussion of the
delicate question and therefore both
officials, gave, notice that any. attempt
to," publish Vhtl 'nrigixt fpirort ft be.
even the1 substance of the three doto
munications which now have
passed between the two governments
must be based entirely upon- specula
tion. It is known, however, that the
whole tone of the rejoinder, is that of
a dignified and orderly presentation of
Japan's view on the case concluding
with an invitation to further negotia-
SUFFRAGETTE IS TRAMPLED
Suffragette; Grasps 'Reins of
.,. . George's. Race Horse.
Epsom. -The most dramatic derby
ever run on the historic course,,1 at
Ejscuu, .Downs was 1 j.cconpanied ; by a
series of startling events. ! -
f Jist before jthe .finish a suffragette
attempted id' seize the bridle of "the
king's entry, Anmer, while he was
rinftln't5tpPjsSeThe woman was
fadally fojuredTfrhei the horse ' fell
ahdttheAjockey .,Vaabadly hur. .A'1-
The woman's npe is given as 'B.
Davison and she is thought to Be Miss
'Emily Wading. Davison, 'member:, of
: the Woman's -Social" aritf Political
union, who since 1909 has bet, sen-
teheed "eight ;df fferntftlmes ;to im-
pnsonineui tor ysi unyauuu 11 o-
regette. outrages, ,, t w. w M . '
1 Emily1 Davisont was', uie woman who
assaulted a Baptist minister at Aber
deen station, niistakinhim, for';tavid
Lloyd-George fchahcellor ' ot the. ex
chequer. Whenever she has been im-'
isdned fshe' (ha jtafUff fa '.'hunger
strike . and has generally Deen ciear
e,d, f She . has been foimd t.hidden in
the house df common three times and
ejected. ' ' "t
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Calls Tobacco Decree ;Sirbterfuge.J !
- Washington,-Attorneyf General MJc
Reynoldsiidiclared 1 that Lhe always
had regarded the final decree intended
to, dissolve the tobacco . trxist as ajn
"obvious Isubterfnge and" a misca.
riage of justice," and if there weto
any.iproper and just way by which tie
could cure the evil he would do' it. As
an immediate step , he is considering
lrrSwlng 04offlte8 a graduated
lTS attorhl generli;sid JhaU white
he had not finally, decided upon .au
iBvestigatiofl of.thejtobacgq; situation
with a view to possiDie iurtner , anw
tfust - pros wtionfc,Be likewise had njtt
reached a conclusion as" to whether
the decree of dissolution, which; he fe
gards as inadequate, pan be reopened.
The attorney general indicated ; tht
he iwas 'firmly convinced that the de
cree was incommensurate with the demands.-
of the occasion. He declared
that there could be tio real dissolution
of a trust ..by distributingits'stocii
aruMg the tame shareholders. -
U i.Optn Town Candidati Wins. !
L03 Angeles. Enthusiastic crowd.
thronged the streets to cheer the over
throw Itt the 'elecJiQUi'df,th9''good got
ernment organization, which has beeh
In the ascendant in city politics j since
the recall of Mayor Haper five !y?ar
agov Tbe"rannouncement of the e!eo
tion to the mayorlty of Police juds
H. it Rose,, ' an independent -cand,
date, who ran without the support of
caused the demonstrations. On in
complete returns Rose was conceded s
majority of T.OOO over John.W. Shea
LAND OFjTHE U)NG LEAF; fEll
Short, Paragraphs! r.jState News lThSt
Beln5 CondlnseV For'.' Peofe
of the State, r ;"'-' ' r
Salisbury. Coroner Summer sett's'
Jury found that Charlie Moore, an b
aged,negro inmate of the county, home J.
had , died from natural causes.-,iHds
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body was found in the woods nearth
home and foul play was suspected.
TTa7 n r' v
Weldon. Henry Gurkin and R,-W.
Cobb; two young men of splendid fam
ily.' Connections, were recently placet
ion. trial in Halifax county sulperigrip
court, cnargea witn cne muraera,,oj
Thbmas Shaw on Saturday nigh'C May
Newbern. The examination' fef ffl
plicants for license to practiceriphai
macy in North Carolina, which' is:jflow:
iii'session here, wild come to a close
sooni'j' The papers will be graded land-
the, successful applicanis will' be ah;
nounced. The examination . Is being
(ntirtiiptprt hv V V. Ha.nRnr.Kl or (Wi'nW
Asheville. Not to be
the street '.car (men and the ' delivery
'bpys employed at" the city; paa.rie'P
the Asheville bootblacks are; strtkfng-
Tflieyiarei still out'but AshevillTpee:J
pie , are ; haying no trouble in' Jgettittg
their .shoes shined, the places i ?t ,thf
strikers having been filled withj-bul
little delay ' ' ; ' -j.-I'fi
Washington. Nine North '.CaTOlins .
postmasters were confirmed byf c th
senate. They are: C. W. Whitehhrsti:
Beaufort; G. H. Currie, Clarkton;i E
T. Lee, Dunn; Andrew Lewis - j?eadhe
M?Bzabeth City; It. J. Lewelfytm
kinf Lt M. Micheaux, Goldsbord Joh?-J
jfetteway, jacicsonviiie; u. ij. ijrencn
Lumbeiton: W. T. Chambers,' Madl
son. - I - . v,.,
" Caroleen. Great rains with1 tut it
tie damage to crops through Tvindoi
water Ji.ave brought high hopes' to, (h
seotiOB Crop 'prospects In this par1 J
of Rutherford county have nbt'beeij
brtghte?T,jryelr3. Old farmejrsf feay
that1 they Wve- fiever known .cpA tfc
be more promising than just nowyand
this 4s on of the finest corn-belts of
weaiprn iwna Carolina.
'Lumberton. During a severe elect
trical disturbance and rainst'orfn.
which visited this .section one hohs?'
-was struck and badly damaged, ha v'
tng a large hole-tore in tbre endj The'
nmates were stunned, one lady, faint
Ing. Acloek,ron anmantel was! knock
ed into the ! center, cT the' rrii (and!
torn to. pieces, ,q The towniwa jinrltP
tal darkness , for a-.short time, and sev
erai . ugns vwere Durnea put.f, , 7
. . North Caroliha.-r-At a meeting oi
the joint , board - of. health, Dr; L.rrB
McRrayer , was re-elected health poflt
cer , and jcty, .'physician ; L. 5M, .MeCor.-
mick :was, again chosen .cityj- ,baserloIj
ogist;i.,T.Ef. Patton was: re-electeiJ
as assistant E.;M.' Israel was re,
elected cftjr plumbing inspector ahc
W. II. 'Baird, was 'again1 chosen! s'ajit
taryi 'inspector? VY 3 ' ' !-v '': ' !
. ;'.: '.r . ' -'.! h l,
Durham.. The. people ,ot. .East .and
West Durham re raising a hoVi .Vei
the' new" rule 'of the board . of "health
which will ' pre vent , them f ro'th raising
hog3 ln thes'e'two towns. Tliey claim
that they haye helped in'the solutiOr.
bfthe" iproblem of the high cost of 'lfv
ingf by .'having their own hogs and
raising-eneugh-meat for he-yemrrjmt
I Canton. At - a meeting of th
chamber of commerce preparation
were made for the entertainment ol
hundred s of vis itcrsrta "theSout'li e"r
Methodist As&f tally,' ,th first"$Cs.alQE
fof which cpens at Lae.lmiflJJ&Sk.i.si
iniitra Hum uc, juvt-j.o. uciitTU .ui
SOOO and 10,000 people I attonl t5
gathering, from " atT"-4ffdlcatldnJ " at
present, according to Mr. John R. Pep
er, president of the assembly corpor'
jation. 1 ; , ! . . , . . -,
I Waynesvine. The electric car line
irom Waynesvllle' td Canton' by ' way
5bf Clyde seems i now ; jissured.l 1 Ac
Pamount sufficient, to guarantee t the
Construction of the' line Jha already
-been subscribed andjactive. work In it el
Juildlng will soon begin. The line
iwill pass the WMte Sulphui" Springs
Hotel, Hazel wood,, -through,, Wayriesj
.ville and the . Methodist Assembly
grounds at Lake Junaluska and on by
Clyde to Canton. .-.i lb is expected also
o extend it finally; td Aslieville..' :l ' '.
i Raleigh. The ' state "board of .ed.u-.
cation was in sessfe. tor -a couple bl
liours consideringV'a, number of -state
jwamp land matters the details ol
Which were not made public Th
meeting was ifl' the executive, office
f Governor CrUig.tlie govemcf "pre
; I Asheville. H. R. Buckey, assistant
iuhit jaseat. .of. the. Southern-TaUwtfy
company, arrived -fn-"tfiS -vity ' rfcvitij
'ahwnFepen'3'so'm'e tfmein weitern
North Carolina collecting various agri
cultural specimens for U3e la the
Southern's exhibits 4a Northern fairs
during the coming fall.
it.lo gtoixisfr i:fii L?&"
CpMMADS ffr Him PRICE
TJ .P5f i . ,
rThe "Regal BIuek.Kfgh Grade Stone,
. . f. knt
Uiyvm BeluarqiCA NpV.iwitrpny ana
ll;r&rW '-ZteWW Nortn
1 CartjlWaV? ItiVit&v'O dl'lO-K
iIurhy.ctSCrcliai1 13 about
td 'jconiet lhtirro"srnF.:JBJf! "ft. mar ble
more,1.i jnarbleJ.r.fhs. c1bee.a , fluarried
hJara'nrredrfa C iasteaa;$8f North
b ri The fammiot isit' iBivmn marble
b.asje3St,tnpded erfhes'etr boutn
and West, Mb4t ithe .tem&iiM Nortli
CarolinahasJi3tf.g,ane nthirit. This
condition', JwmI jaow, be jeniedi?d. 'lit
a aarse.jf oncea? -, ffwrute
?6bJ,ft00' ' hit yust&'a' Regal
Blue croWrties nd 'iife-ifeiui the
cbnstrkidn-tectbriiBS1 forhe fiu-Ainfr-:kl&Mfthg
t:'tynitW gr'aSiitf. Utm&ftfc Regal
B36VMIfaS3rfSta6f. faniel6blj North
OaritoMifae the tearbie.; iaiivoduced
nowher4lie5 4otfithls WP;tr3 while
itihas; bftefe.u4e49'jf York to
thea staXe'iof Wihingtonf it-Ji -
tnef ne.7s?7w;nrs.-gm i. jr.
.MaynaAC; 5pe oU h s5Wft. geolo-
Psifua'tio'Pa'nd7 saiisf i"e; thefaselres not
kitU&to liegal 'e!;indeHhe1V 1,200
sJeres. o-'tetta,JBUJt? Chit tfiefiave a
uable stone. . 1 4:;:--ws
i jShXe;'ftt,?f arst s put i.onI th mar-P.lOKye-tSpqi:
ble .-basTrCojjHnanded high j.pcjemiura
1-over, Ge9rta ,a4 tAIa,bama. jand Ten
nessee, mar-mes,,-ia,ia(;iw t:imvf
Jiwn .Willi; T.ntrm . n uinis -mwui
lOpeclaCerlo: Natioa'f b'tlard
OR41feh.t0oli djily' 'wriU'rie''Infan1
aBUniedidalrio'fffcerJioE the- Ndrth Car-
t4to'4adiaiaS'&j advaixtagf sipe-
Ejaf'ttrjalaiug njjacliSixrsi -iittjran the
arms f ofe XUffb ari.aLwtPanies
-will .tAeEtfptunities: e;;$btain-
yeaXr ! accoi-diftgC to4' a .statemepJ made
"Snal orders nave ' been "Issued de
tailing ertii "officers'. of' 'ie v"e"Kij com-
yauicof tV4, .aiicuu , ciio vuiit;( kjuuut
of1 Irisfructtdh Poft'-Oglbrhrpy, Ga.,
in -fressioh JJune 9o'IB.t.fThen, too.
an ii tne omoers. ana'.iwRcy-one en
Hstedntncn xiiisthe-coiSt; .rtiUery re
servess -ha.ve: been : . deigcited.tt at-
tend ; a.; schjiql qfi'instuctiou.'iiojn coast
ftlllery officers;, at f.Port.j ? Mciultrle,
wtyr-'S'fS''Yfe of Ca
tawba county, appeared .bufbiro '.Jov
ernor Craig asking that .fhvernor
extend the pardoning p&wef'-i behalf
75T F?ank .PrSpstf of Alexan(jej-county,
.fvfi waj cr-iwicted of secdmldsrec
fn ilc'or years', agp. $wpsr la
s'ivinjc a 'seven-years' sent?n;', iuoh'j
Tviih'-a ;;an by the name :if l3owen,
oii-the'charge of conspirayJ leading
up to. the killing of one Hoe4
1 ai mi ..; f;:f
4 .GoyernoY Issues Commlasifins.
' ' ftaleieh. Governor Criilii cissued
commissions- ! to Alexander fwf jbb of
paleigb;,jsnJj George W. 'qjalcastle
bf Lexington as members 06 tiJe state
Jjoard .05 .internal improvetf.e;3 and
these gentlemen will qualify ii-.l take
up' their duties at oncft. Tjiafrecent
legisUtVJel !made mareriaa lsnla. ce
ment, of the powers of th-et (jh)ard so
that it 4w4ir have close ovlrs&nt of
il lthe. departments of slai that
haVe.'.theAre'ceiving and d4bt:sment
i DralnageKof Lake Mattauxeet.
RaleighPol. J. P. KeiTjjrivate
3-efcretaft "to1 Governor Cra?,j Just
backvfrom.a two weess' ablet Se dur
ing' hiob he succeeded in s ?lH'tLg the
$500,000 bonds for the. drtUrjj.se o
Lake Mattamusk.et, Hyde ouity, sr
that the completion of -thj-. roj-ct,
I Wjljgh. JUfilVt1--f''f ;lf 1 1 It ? Of
f-ldliioiii..A lit. - n iar.il
The drainage i3 to be completed with
in about two i years. The drain a se
commissioners are J. S. Minn, ciir
nao. C. E. Maun and J. P. Kerr.
Blue1; qffafWfCe'Mi'korth 0 f
tti'tttut th entire "atpvit has
3 pei Cenf.'tiiher priced nd.i3 worth
more ' bedaiise 'of "its" rlchnesl" ?