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VOL. XXIV. PLYMOUTH, N. C.t FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1913. f NO. 17.
REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY THE
HIGH COURT i OF IMPEACH
MENT BY BIG VOTE.
THE VOTE WAS 43 TO
Martin H. Glynn, Lieutenant Governor,
worn in to Succeed
Albany, N. Y. William Sulzer has
ceased to be governor of the state
of New York. He was removed from
office by the high court of impeach
ment by a vote of 43 to 12, two mem
bers not voting. s .
Martin II. Glynn, lieutenant govern
or, was sworn in us his successor, the
first in the history of the state to step
into its high office in this manner.
The verdict of the court was that
Sulzer was guilty of falsification, per
jury and an attempt to suppress evi
dence against him. Of all other charg
es he was acquitted, the court unani
mously voting him not guilty of the
four remaining articles of the im
peachment. By a virtually unanimous vote, also,
the impeachment tribunal decided that
Sulzer should not be punished by; dis
qualification to hold office of honor
and (rust in this state in the future.
This would have been extreme penalty
under the law.
The ousted executive was served
with a copy of the court's verdict at
the executive mansion christened by
himself, "the people's house."
"Good! I thank you," he said to the
sergeant at arms of the senate, who
delivered the document.
Mr. Sulzer, private citizen, will leave
the capital ; where he will go, he has
" The incoming governor Jssued a
statement in which he said his .-. en
deavor would be "to give the people
of the state an honest, peaceful, pro
gressive and wise conduct of public
a K airs'."
. At the session of the court, whicfc
lasted little more than an hour, most
of the members recorded ' their votes
without explanation and much of the
ponderous formality required byf the
rules of procedure was dispensed
with. Presiding Judge Cullen, who
voted "not guilty"' on every' article
of impeachment, stuck to his convic
tions to the last, lie asked to be ex
cused from voting on the removal of
the governor, and fallowing out his
logic, made a similar request on the
vote for disqualification.
28 PERSONS KILLED IN AIR
Germany's Dirigible Balloon Explodes
900 Feet In Air and All Killed.
Berlin. Twenty-eight persons were
1.-ilTfft noar Toll a nnictha 1 In tllfl fix-
r,H fan rst nnnt y.pnnplin's
latest difieible balloon, the' "L-II
The t,wenty-eight men represented 'the
entire personnel of the admirality
board which was to conduct the final
trial of the dirigible looking to its
acceptance by the government as a
new unit of the German aerial navy,
the pilot and crew and inyited guests.
Kvery person that went aloft in the
big dirigible is dead.
Twenty-seven of them were killed
almost instantly by the explosion of
gas in the balloon, or burned to death
us the naming wreck fell to the
ground from a height of 900 feet and
enveloped them. One man, Lieuten
ant Baron von Bleul of the Queen Au
gusta Grenadier Guards, a guest of
the admirality board, was extricated
alive from the mass of twisted wreck
age. His eyes were burned out and
he suffered other terrible hurts. Beg
ging bis rescuers to kill him and end
liia sufferings he was taken to a hos
pital, where he died.
"TTife disaster occurred just above
the main street of Johannisthal while
the dirigible, 500 feet long, was mak
ing a trial preliminary to its accept
ance as a flagship of the new Ger
man aerial navy. The shattered hulk
of the airship, a mass of blazing can
vas and crumpled aluminum, dropped
900 feet into the public highway. Hun
dreds of people who had been watch
ing the flight rushed to the scene.
There was nothing to be done except
to take out the bodies of the vitchns
from the wreckage.
Pensions for School Teachers.
Washington. Pensions for teachers
In the public schools, to be derived
from funds founded and administered
by the individual states and without
cim.'ributions by the ultimate benefi
ciaries, are advocated by Raymond W.
Sies, in a bulletin issued by the Unit
ed States bureau of education. Doctor
Sles recommendations are the result
of an intimate study of the pension
system maintained abroad. In sug
t esting the adoption of pensions in
l lie United States, Doctor Sies declar
ed for the Scotch system.
Fire drill aboard the steamer
New York, which was destroyed by
portrait is of Capt. Francis Inch of
POWER GIVEN TO FILIPINOS
THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED
.ARE AMONG MOST WELL
KNOWN MEN IN ISLAND.
Majority, of Natives Named for Com
mission First Step Toward
f Washington. President Wilson and
Secretary Garrison se:eciea the fol
lowing Filipinos to be members of the
Victorino Mapa, Jaime C. de Veyra,
Vicente Ilustrio, Vincente Singson.
Mapa will be secretary of finance and
The fifth Filipino commissioner will
be Rafael Palma, who since 1908 has
been the only native on the commis
sion. His resignation was not ac
cepted. The designation of five natives to
majority control of the commission of
nine marks the first step in the policy
of the Wilson administration, aiming
at Felf-government and ultimate inde
pendence for the Philippines.. Gover
nor General JIarrison recommended
the native commissioners, stating that
they were among the most prominent
and best educated of the islanders.
PRINCE AND DUCHESS WED
Ceremony Witnessed by Great Gath
ering of Royalties and Notables.
London. Prince Arthur of Con
naught, son of the Duke of Connaught,
governor general of Canada, was
married to Princess Alexander Vic
toria, Duchess cf Fife, eldest daugh
ter of the widowed Princess Royal
Louise. The. ceremony took place in
the ancient chapel of St. James pal
ace, where both were baptized.
There was room for fewer than 300
persons in the simply decorated chap
el, but since the coronation of King
George there had not been such a
gathering of royalties and notable
personages as on this occasion.
Besides King George, Queen Mary,
Queen Mother Alexandra, the king and
queen of Norway and other royal rel- j
atives or ine coupie, me cuiiKieKauou
consisted of the diplomatic corps, the
British cabinet, members of the royal
households and a few distinguished
The chapel glittered with diamonds
and pearls, almost every woman pres
ent wearing a tiara and necklace of
Lit Cigarette on Wire.
Burlington, Iowa. H. A. Fillmore,
an employee of the Mississippi River
company at the West Burlington sub
station, attempted to light a cigarette
at an electric spark and was killed
by 11,000 volts passing through his
body. He has been seen to light cig
arettes in this manner a number of
times, and had been warned.
To Investigate Japanese Question.
Tallahassee, F'la. Governor Tram
mell announces that he is investigat
ing the question of Japanese coloniza
tion in Florida by land companies and
will act as his judgment dictates as
soon as he has made up his mind as
to the seriousness of the influx. An ex
tra session of the legislature may be
called to pass an alien land bill as a
big protest has gone up over the com
ing of these Japanese" from Califor
nia. They are settling in the celery
belt for the purpose of raising vege
tables for ths Northern markets.
hi wA -.itfts&fera
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ON BOARD THE LOST
Volturno of the'TJranium line, plyLng between Rotterdam and Halifax and
fire 300 miles southeast of H&tirax. About 140 persons lost their lives. Tha
the ill-fated vessel, whose Behavior is highly praised by the Burvivors.
400 MINERS ARE KILLED
WELSH MINE SHATTERED AFTER
NEARLY A THOUSAND MEN
About Five Hundred Were Rescued.
. Forty Thousand Persons Sur
rounded Mouth of Pit. '
Cardiff, Wales. A disaster, possibly
the greatest in the history of the
South Wales coal fields, whose annals
are blistering with terrible catastro
phes, occurred through an explosion
in the Universal colliery near here.
Shortly after the day shift of 931 men
entered the mine an explosion shat
tered the works.
During the day and early in the
night about five hundred miners were
brought to the surface alive.
4fter midnight rescuing parties be
gan to get the fire under control and
at 2:30 o'clock next morning twenty
more men were found alive at the bot
tom of the pit. This gave hope that
others may be found, but there is still
a probability that nearly four hundred
Including the bodies recovered and
those killed at the pit head the known
death roll numbers 16. Doctors with
oxygen and mediaments descended the
shaft. ' A crowd of nearly forty thou
sand distracted persons surrounded
the pit head all night and another five
thousand waited for news
So violent was the detonation that
the coutnry for miles around was
shaken as though by an earthquake,
and from the severity of the shock
it was feared that all the entombed
men had been burned to death or
been blown to bits, making the disas
ter the worst in the history of Wales.
Cardiff trembled from the shock, fire
followed the explosion and smoke
rolled from the mouth of the mine.
UNITED STATES DISPLEASED
United States Will Not Accept Com
ing Elections in Mexico as Legal.
Washington. The United States gov
ernment informed Provisional Presi
dent Huerta that it looked with ab
horrence and amazement upon his as
sumption of both executive and legis
lative powers in Mexico and that in
view of his course could not regard
as constitutional the elections plan
ned for October 26.
Two notes, one strongly phrased and
written by Secretary Bryan, inquiring
about the safety of imprisoned mem
bers of the Mexican congress, and the
other drawn in forceful language by
President Wilson himself and said to
constitute practically the last efforts
of the Washington government to deal
with the Huerta authorities by diplo
matic means unless there Is a decided
change of spirit on the part of the offi
cials in Mexico City, were sent to the
4 Persons Killed; 20 Hurt.
Dallas, Texas. Four persons were
killed and more than twenty injured
when a freight car loaded with cross
teis which broke from a train on a
down grade crashed ' into an interur
bau passenger car near here. The col
lision occurred on a 50-foot trestle and
practically demolished the entire front
enrl of the passenger car, but without
throwing it from the bridge. The dead
are Walter O. Seal, Dallas, motorman;
Walter R. Hurlbert, Lancaster, Texas;
James Shippey, Maxahachie, Texas1 J.
Carpenter, Waxahachie. Texas.
GERMAN WARSHiP TO MEXICO
PRESIDENT WILSON WELCOMES
, THE ACTION OF GER
MANY. President and Cabinet Will Confer
and Decide What Steps '
A A A A AAA A AAA A
A Powers Decide to Send Warships.
A Mexico City. The diplomatic A
A representatives of Great Uritain, A
A France, Spain, Cuba, Guatemala A
A and Norway, at a conference, de- A
A cided to recommend that their re- A
A spective governments send war- A
A ships to Mexico for the purpose A
A of affording legation guards, A
A should conditions so require. A
AAAAAAAAAA A A A A
Washington. Germany's decision to
dispatch a warship to Mexican waters
attracted wide attention in official cir
cles here. No intimation had been
received here of Germany's intention,
and President Wilson was informed
only by press dispatches of the ac
tion. No formal comment was made on
the incident, but it was apparent that
the Washington government was not
displeased. The sending of a Ger
man warship is in line with the pol
icy of other European governments
which had vessels cruising off the
Mexican coasts from time to time dur
ing critical moments of Mexico's inter
Significance was attached to the ac
tion by official Washington, however,
because it was accepted as indicating
that European powers who previously
had recognized the Huerta govern
ment among which were Germany
and Great Britain now saw evidenc
es of Huerta's inability to compose
J. R. PARR07T PASSES AWAY
President of Florida East Coast Dies
Oxford, Maine. J. it. Parrott, pres
ident of the Florida East Coast rail
road, died at his summer camp here
of angina pectoris. The end came
suddenly. During the day, Mr. Par
rott was apparently in normal health.
Jacksonville, Fla. Joseph R. Par
rott, president of the Florida East
Coast railroad, who died suddenly in
Oxford, Maine, made his home in Jack
sonville. Mr. Parrott was born in Oxford,
Maine, October 30, 1859. He was a
graduate of Yale, and while a student
there was active in athletics, being a
member of the football team first and
then stroke oarsman in the seullin?
McAdoo Says Baaks Will Enter. -:
Washington. "I have no more idea
that any considerable number of na
tional banks will refuse to go into the"
new Federal reserve system than I'
have that I shall fly over the Vash
ington monument," said Secretary Mc-.
Adoo, in discussing the administration
currency bill with a delegation of the,
coutnry bankers from the Americai?'
Bankers" Association here to' appear
before the senate banking committee.
The delegation of callers plied 'Mr.'
McAdoo with questions about the "cir
STATE PRESIDENT H. Q. ALEXAN
DER ISSUES PROCLAMATION
TO ALL MEMBERS.
WILL MEET TO DLV.SE PLANS
Meeting of All Locals. Called For Fri
day, October 31, in Order to Arrange
For Working Roads As Set Apart
By Governor Craig.
The efforts of Governor Locke
Craig 'in s-tirring up interest through
out the state in behalf of. better roads
are being ably seconded by the 'offi
cials of tihe North Carolina division
of the Farmers' Union, ol -which Dr.
H. Q. Alexander of this ijy is presi
dent. , That the farmers of the state
shoul-d be concerned in the' proiho
tion f this, cause goes without the
saying for they are the oties to re
ceive possibly the jgreatest direct
In order to stir up interest on the
part of the members of .the; great or
ganization. Doctor Alexander has is-
sued a call for every local unfon ini
the state to meet Friday 'afternoon -or
night, October 31, atwHich time iuis
expected that plans wilj be formulated!
for turning out and .working the roads
in their communities on' tne dajjs
designated by Governoriraig, namely
November 5 and" 6. Preidet Alex
ander's proclamation is as folfows:
"Whereas, His Excellency, Locked
Craig, Governor of North Car.olina,
'has issued his proclamation se.ttipvg
apart the 5th aiyi 6th days of NovNSft
ber, 1913, as good roads daydtni ap
pointing these days &s holidays . nd
days of festival throughout ip staie,
to celebrate the dajin, 6f anew dliy
in North Carolina; a-day inwllich"' fee
march of progress toward ftghr;ttd
better civilization is maJj.teasiejt,(iy.
fiood roads with modern schools as"
signboards guidjng tihe pe6ple1grn4
ward and, upward, andT" -W
"Whereas, Hil Exfcelfenfr,rthe Goy-J
ernor, nas cauea. wpoipyi,; presiaeut
of the Farmers. iUnio.n, tatTssue hfs"
proclamation to the organized "farmery
of North Carolinato ei.4istrin..il)
great movement, for. tnp betterment
of all the popfe. and tb development
of both county and town.' '
"Now, therefore as p-esideiH4,,o Jfte
Farmers' Union, ICfby cal-juppn
ail the locat unions in cne state to as-
7' s -iV m .--t-
Rem Die at ineir regular meeting pianos
on Friday afternoon brift;;oiftoer
31. and there o$anti&dw:ange..to
s dianteJiiange t
work every abl-boaid -nan.or the.,
community on the .roads of tlte'oim-;;
munityv on - Wednesday,' t5re'iKtl -Hfid.
Thursday the 6th Saf: Lftorem hex?
T,Pt- aM farmers eladlv embrace fM
opportunity, of; -jinking- with slit 'crlrhe
classes of .oor cHizen'shiK dnd, shovel.
in- hand, r.alize'ThStrWis,'toe..of -tbel
very few .Ihstineec..fn(;j ;jjV Jere1
brawn wili h'bjd Jn wjfo brain. 1 2;
' "A'rid,.in., ttys. .ynion m""effoft?flna.
common cause, 'mayall i$A cpne to
realize tSa't evei -niefgenjt for the
development efArth Carolina
the imorovement of her cTttterihiD i:
a common, cause that? HbM enifcM'he
united c6"opeaton)f a-1 glasses. "'
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. 'J v;a,
A." -T C.O. m?OCKjcig. isomperrtion
. .A jspeqjal from Wasltiflgtoikaysi a.
complaint f rom""2f an-th Qftr$j!a ' ha s"
tfee th'a-f th$tAmHcan .TobacVfo- nbim
ny te 'biryinig up 'I
in : drug stored '
Scm $ " f 6T t fi -&&s-;f wcJTdt1n Off
cbmpM'.ttfm iq; Jligjigar.-l)uiiTeps. At
torney. .(iyeraL McReyj?olch5r not in,
the matte"!- witt kn.VesJrijja4tr Jt'.i
VhargedMfca't tliflrnierjpan 'lixhac),
Conany. U.,tt1 eoniroi tljerug
stpi-as or the purrtd'se of putting yiem
olitfof -bus"inest .a ccynpetitiOrs -4n
cigars".' , '
W. Curtis, an Asvie-
ille .v(iitor froni Waynesv
seriou-sl'y. .'injuid . recently . whW
was run dowyj, by ; V street C4 : oa
I'afton a.renuec . . ' . ?"
' r tti v,, , . 4 '
'." SdTjtr?easten T.e vljjrs' Vee& : v v
" The, (fisfricV meecing .. toui.'&i', sn
pviten dents of sfctitwl .'.jirjidy.high J
SCnOOlS Ql.lllf, souiurusrn a uisiuti ui
i ne siaie, waton vniju iref o jewui-i
!Ph.onjiTJson a$ Treideni','an5 ' Ff-'TT-Woetei
ecf e ta i-y-o'l t-uf bay.Among
thif topics being, ctfttusfd. axe courses
off-stftdy, 4hQ patrohf te pupU," Hie
teacter, 'ftfir 6too('(tKlatlVtr'SAd
Jndu'3i.rial 'and. asriqillnjrafrsiiti(ra.
LH orju .Hirpiina uAj. ,
The r-enowC0UQ,t,.y ani Kinswiij-tropi
aulhorifrfs'll NkcHt,- thfjyisitors,
whoa're'.Trt- ?lr.ncHtijii?3S...Hva. "51.
HAVE MADE GOOD ON JOBS
Tar Heels in Bureau of Soils Have
Received Promotion. Three
Raleigh. Special from Washington
says: W. E. lleanfe, an inspector of
the United States Department of Ag
riculture, Bureau of Soils, has been
assigned to co-operative work in con
nection with the North Carolina De
partment of Agriculture.
This means that Mr. Hearne will
have charge of all soil farm demon
stration agents, and will assist the
department .t Raleigh in the publica
. tio nof bulletins mid- reports which
"tion of bulletins atid reports which
A few days ago Messrs. .Hearne and
Hugh Pi. Bennett, who have charge
of the inspection work for the soil
survey for. the entire state, received
..deserved promotions in their salaries.
UT'he uplifts carfiefci3 a result of the
excellent sej-vices rendered by these
ydwrg .North Carolinains as soil ex
perts. Mr. Hearne s from Orange,
atid ,Mr. Bennett, from Anson county,
andT'both re under the Civil Service.
TlJey earner here several years ago
and have made good every day. Mr.,
JJearne directed "the-wdrk of making
a s'oil sdrVeybf 'M'eckleuburg county.
Ail of tbe North Carolina men in
the .Euneau .of Soils ant? leaders in
"their line Vf" investigation, and the
salaries 'paid them range from $1,600
to 1,500 uewnum and expenses.
Mo.-jt' of them are alumni of the Uni-
xer&ty of Ndfth Carolina . and owe
much to Prof. Collier Ccubb for placing
Tliim in? the proper line, of work.
Qif the five inspectors in the Bureau
ofoils three, iHtearne, 'Bennett, and
T. JX Rice, &w from North Carolina.
'Among 'lettjfit" North Carolina men
Wnor occupyen viable positions are Dr.
&4 O. Davis, who is' the -chemical
-gopyj Sr. E;. THfrentlne, wiho'has
just rettikned'' from Alaska; A. W.
arfgUBirnvw,4in the forest reserva
tions of, thje.; Nortliwestr R. H. Wim
ton, also ih the No t&west ;. R. B.-
..Hardiaoh ;anjf R;.., .Allen, now in
ortfi Carolina doing soil work; Wil-
v -, . , -
Ttam 4JODO cow wording iu reuu
syljunia,and 'j. Skinner, tn fertfl
ityinvestigatioB o the bureau.
Ths young men did not get In by
puJl-.wor; through political favor, but
bajjard individual work. They stood
examination's aad won.
Guyernor WiU'vv'oVk Two Days.
Many inquiries have-- come in to
G9vef'no'r''Craigaai;o,j)vJ,iether he will
a6ttfally ..igo puj .cjn the public roads
November J fft(J '6 and do personal
worfe ,JIe "says it fs- certainly his in
dention to do so. Already special
overalls have.een ordered for him to
4se and it is.his purpdse to put in a
sopd two days' wert either in the
Ralllfeh or'HievAskjaville section. He
is coffftdently. .expecting that the peo
e generally, will follow his example
VrfA that a far' stride In road building
WR.P tairen meisiate over on meno
'&b4 days.- - i ,.
.;. , . No One Wihts Job. ;
,. ThV 'po'sitbfftce ' sit Arba,' Greene
cburftyV'has ibeen, discontinued because
fio -one' . would tiave the job as po3t
HUXster. Postmast&'r Hill, who lieki
the. .office many years, .declined reappointment,-a'n4
no one else would ac-cfepC-
h, Tii-ere are now. but four post-
andvnpiifnc'es in Greene, those at "Snow Hill.
kHOOKerion, -viaury-auu vsusiuiiuuig.
jjv.hereas ' a decade . ao there were a
dozen,- most., of whic,h were; put out of
liusmess -byrurar free delivery.
"."" Granville County Closes.
Cult'uraUFalr closed recently.' :very-
jlthins seemed to' conspire lo make the
Laffair a success, the weather,, crowds
an' ttieis- ccjnduct being all that could
'have ibeen desired. The exhibits this
yea;r were very good as a wliole, but in
jsonie respects there was a, falling off,
ffotably fruit and farm products.
But tlje. .poultry and live-stock depart-
Ljhents were muda superior tq those of
.;; Union to Have Fair.
..Mfiaroe will witness.a real demon-.Sjtj-auon
6f fartn-' .products,-, of Union
(16unfVbi .year with, a faif, the date
"having been set for November 22. T.
iiYWj .Dropm has been ejected presi
dent and L. E. Huggins,' secretary and
.' ... . T Bo Capital.
Th members of the - North Caro
lina 'Corporation Commission will go
to Vaihlngton October 28, 29 and 30
to at-tend the annual Convention of the
National Association' of Railroad Com
missioners' in session at the National
Capital' at that .time. Chief Clerk
Max:weli .will also attend the conven
tion. Political talk "hereabouts is
"wingihg all sorts &l .angles, one of
the latest ph-ases being expression of
theyjew that Hon. R. B. Glenn will
really be in the race against Senator