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VLXXI. :-.r ' ' MARSHALL, MADISON COUNTvTn. C. FRIDAY, AUGUST, 10th, 1923. No 31
iefying the5 Courts
of .North Carolina
?YV4 tli nitfht of Aoril 14. 1023.
i ' ll JProctorvillei, Robeson county,
ft hooded mob of eighteen men
draped two defenseless women
' from thW homes and from
' their children, carried them into
i the yard of a negro church and
there brutally beat them upon
the bare flesh tilt the back of
of ninety days' in
fine of $750. i
Before announcing the judg
ment of the court Judge Sin
clair, pointing; to Taliaferro,
"This man professes to be the
representative of an organiza
tion which has declared that it
is mightier than the courts, and,
speaking ioi myself, I want to
say that the, courts accept the
Taliaferro may take an appeal,
mskltA the reauired bond of
We wish to heartily com
mend the stand the Advocate
has taken against the , R.v K.. K.
The great bulk of the. press of
this country out spoken
against this unholy hooded se
" - , ... i
thfcir thighs and legs wm.rWr'l
. v . , A.j Rut the bitf work has been al
DTUlsea ana laceraicu. , - - ThA u
. Three men were arrested as ready accomplished. The pub-
' leader. of th. mob,, and placed dtHnisible
ttnder heavy bond till the grand mside of that mvimble
1 liii. ettoire and North Carolinians
jury IOuna WUC uma, aa ,uaiw . . ; t jrt.
4 by the state, then the . court or- are agam assured that Judge
' !5 S? nriBnn i wait Grady who has been -silent in
7 r r, - - - 8eyen languages can just re
.."tastweeK while thetrial was mahi silent so P
in progress Mr S t e p h e n "r .
: A.. . cover no secrets . as to his klan
of Robeson county has been
rw? reported here in the hope that
mu, relentless persecutio- -"-"XT
a r A Hill llVb V fcww.
miiOT cease ior suicij . , x
fU dead men have fcei KrS
dm fed from ft lane tor a less
, w. . . s
' icrious crime than you are com-
Tnittintt and nnbodv Convicted.
"Your intelligence tells you
that the exoosure of this warn
Ejwinjs mJ , Quince. Uwa Ihe Dnal
K'SMSSSiK; UdopUo. .X th. Coition of
" the United StatA ifwfiiacitiy
much to hm.ft8.it is to you, . ... a 00aral RtfltflJ
. It. ne exposes , nromulfiated by the
.Ut. licitor elected ZWn
people ana unaer - - .... oaRiahts. These
CUte enmnuis ana mo l .- . inherited
' """"Ir? . :..-V wr,,ntf them from King John,
Se ffK8y -W1 """I We do not beUeve this country
TT:.- . r:: :-. t..- Utfointfto theJwd. The anar
;:;lionowmgmyr-uu "d i W. W make a very
claif receivea nnr Th7w in the United States
letter mat warnea mm w hlk of the
his influence to exonerate the wlu?re the great bulk or the
IUB 1U"UC" . . citizenship are willing to die if
. men who were on tr a . W be for the fiag and the
,T constitution. Butwhen alargri
mornings of dtizens of respecta
Uferro. ft proiesseu ux" rj;jrv flnd hifluence ioin the
-Kian detective, was arresusu uu --- . .. j
Itw to in- K. K. K. it is time to sit up and
w not:Ce- . Although th
tnnioate or Purcaa- aUiance
witnesses in tne uoggmg case. "rT. nv -i. j 'r iaw and
He" was released the next day Pflf 2
onft.IS.000 bond said to have mI'AaZvJ- '
Unfurnished by theJLK. K. exactly for thereverse .They
.iturday,Taliaferro o i e r ec j-j which s
;what has.necome a'-pudiation of the first ten
plea when an , outrage has been a jepuaiau ronstitution
TIUMIIllLLLiU J -I mwwww '
Christian Science Under The Hammer
Baptist Church'Sunday nifjht
rrUHan Ripnpfi is a relicion of Hallucinations. It is a reli
gion1 of Inconsistencies. It is a religion of CONTRADICTIONS.
We will prove it on Sunday Night orknow the reason why. From
History-the Bible and from Present Day Observation, we will
make it clear and plain to every fair and open mind, we honestly
believe, that CHIUSTIAN SCIENUW is one or tne .most, u u
the most DIABOLICAL thing on the face of the earth to day. If
you do not believe it come and see VVrwill not mince words in
exposing it, but will shoot right from the snouiaer, aim siraism
hit inaf 9q harH as we know howU If you have any Christian
Science about you at all,' you are more than urged to be present,
" i ny. ...Ill J
and to bring as many others as you possibly can. wc w.u. uu ui
best to make it a3 interesting and illuminating as possible, and
while, in the very nature of the case, we will go at it "HAMMER
AND TONGS," we will, at the same time, De courteous ana gen-'
tlemanly about it all.
' ''BAPTISM-AS WE SEE AND UNDERSTAND IT," will
be the theme of the morning service:; It's place and part' in the
great Plan of Salvation-the Scheme of Redemption, we will
emphasize. , ; " . 1
' Recently BAPTISM has been made quite - pronjjhent in our
oil whn r interested arcmost cordially invited to at-
1,1 TV lif UiiU MBS 'W t 11
tend our morning service We will deal with it almost exclusi vety
from a Biblical standpoint, as it is entirely a question of Religious
and Christian Doctrine. : ' '
raBA tUo Ather Hftv about a mother who called her little boy to
her and aaid, "Willie, they tell me that Johny Jones cied a tin can
, The Only Way IThe First Printing
Frossm The Unit-
,ife is just a game to play;
Play it! '
When you have a thing to say;
Do not slummer "if or "but"
Courage takes the shortest cut,
When your task is hard to do;
Life is just a prize to get;
Men of mettle seldom find
What they're looking for behind.
'ate is. passing down the street;
'ollow him with nimble feet.
'littlA flnors tail vesterdav Is that so"?
Willie promptly replied "Yes ma'am "
Continuing, the mother said, "Well, they tell me that you saw
him do it- Is that so?"
Willie aain responded - "Yes ina'am." :
m, " aA tha mother. "Willie.' since you were there why
didn't you'stop Johnie from tying that horrid tin can to the, poor
little dog's taUlrvT 7 - -. r
ru wr;ii; with nnme decree of shame in his face, replied,
mrn t .M.un' Ma fnr T was holdme the dog.' Boys win
Weil i juou vwwv w, -
be boys, won't they."
Read something from Stevenson the other day that did me
much good, so will pass it on. Here it is-"Pmches, buttets. tne
glow of hope, the shock of,, disappointment, furious contention
with obstacles-these are the true elixir for all vital spirits.
Let us be vital spirits. ' v
Come and see me Sunday, "
EVAN RIDGE EVANS.
P. S. After getting through with this series of sermons on
False Systems of Religion we are going to close our work in Mar.
shall. We made up our mma to ao mis on vui ..
probably do a little work in the eastern part oi ire siaie.
and then go back to the far west, wm leave auuuu ...c
of September, Since being here, at one time or-another, we have
had about nearly everyone in town and surrounding country at
our meetings. We are glad and hope to meet mem hi .nw.
We wish them well, and I am sure that, down aeep in uieir n.u w
they wish me well, too. We have had many differences qi opi-
nion regarding many things, but, ion tne wnoie, we uw..
A :u- ; omirnhlA manner.,? God bless and keep the people
. . ... i Lit j ..njinT AnnAt rw in everv wav shane and
OI iviarsnaii aiiu suiiuuuun& ... . - .
form, is my prayer. Could not have a better) wisn, couia i.
- . E. K. E.
to this so Called respectable,
hooded 'organization w h o go
around at the - dead hours of
night violating the rights' oi
man, repudiating both Federal
and State constitutions, in com
mitting 1 a w 1 ess depredations,
you shall cease to exist in. -ne
Lnnd of the , free and home of
tfcA hravft." Let men of in
fluence and standing who joined
Paint Fork News.
IV claimed to be helping to W-J. ; ntoth;
ferret out the perpetrators rr
the crime and to . Ptoce- 1 JtV
b)ame here it pjr o Pr y Sdt m a h
.ingimmals; as he K. K. R. on a tidal wave in
done.onotner occaMyiia. -t-u-jo.. nf th RtAte ,...-aa mnmt unon.a
Si ,fMa v mornruxitil Wo of North Carolina and .the" laws . thought, , come out
VvTuxDectedly exploded ?f the ? " torn ftnwng them, and help to
litis face. These explosions 5 ! discredit and put down; and
itrecaedby the' state fg pre-tWT: w: W .!RtamD outfor ever this organi-
zatiorl that stands as a menace
to the constitution, the laws of
iA ior.fl and liberties of man-
.1 1 1
( cl tr.3 xree
Mr this country, but when men
fhiAriM and respectability, to
i tha Kh,t
l uk&v ww
i it is Uih time for that element
of citizenship who steadfastly
believe in the , sacred Bill of
The' influence of!
anarcnist ana me i. v .
1 " - 3 were aairesa3a ut o. , " ... .-j s
I : - P O Box 1472. Ahuta, a high position lend their w
t - -1 rei tb& court had nou ang yu,r . . . . . f
1 , 1 H .....1 W 1... , . - v UiC I . ... ,. . iv.i -1
' e:"4 e-ys ii 1 f'i t'ruts and the principals which
C V-aci,ac-J.iatctal,our ancestors died for, to say
kind. , o-
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We are proui to say that so
far as known there is not a per
son in the good county of ..Mad
who in a member of the
The farmers of this section are
about' done their summer work
Most all of them have their
Crops are very good here this;
season., except the "fruit crop
which - is" going ;'to be rathei
small owing-to the vifit paid us
by jack frdst last Spring.
The singing 1 convention was
held with : t h e Terrys Fork
Church the fifth Sunday of July
There was a large crowd present.
Several folks of Asheville at
tended and .the singing sure" was
fine. AlKenioyed a good dinner
spread by the people of Terry s
Fork and Paint Fork.
The" Sundav School at East
Fork is nfogressing nicely, Mr,
Garrett Metcalf is their singing
Mr. Kellie Rav. of Paint Fork,
was a caller of Miss Alta Ander
son. " of Barnardsville. on the
fifth Sunday of July.
The first printing press was
hroui?ht from Eneland in 1638
and set un bv SteDhen Daye, in
rtnmhrinV. Later it Dassed in-
Grit your teeth and see it fn tup Knda of Samuel Green.
through! -' one of whose descendants took it
to New London, Conn., where it
remained until 1773. It was
then taken to 'Norwich. , Five
veara later it was removed to
Dresden. noW Hanover, N. H.,
and thence to Westminister, Vt.,
where on February 12th, 1781, it
was used for minting The Ver
mont Gazette or Green Mountain
Post Boy," the first newspaper
t . a. T 1TDO
nrinted in vermonc. in ttoo
: , 1 Ineorce Houtrh and Alden Spoon
The Conservation commission " , . WJlw1anp Vt . and
of New York is distributing rT.VZrZt L " V.
cards to the sportsmen oi " mont Journal and Universal Ad
state, asking them to De careiui 1 .. -, ,a Mntmiii and
of the use of matches in we . , ...L, Ja nnw
. I IIII1L1I IUUICU UIVOO v w
field.. Whftt is worth j;1 .ervedin the State Capitol at
New York is worm wnue in .
other states and in Canada. It JrtL. Printino- Com-
wnnld he well for every one who wlura' Wi ?
rt AaMfl tA hunt: nrl"-'
camp to read and remember what
There is no finer vacation land A liani UI lVlir 111
mine wuiiuiuou . Kinmn
and Catskills. , Keep them so by XVICIUU V aim ivxua
fires out of the forests
New York State spends thou
sanas OI aouara a yei w . , , , .
" wmX vouV:re! to Rd
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helping to keep nres out ox w " -r-;" " .:. i., n
iorests: I . .. ....
RDmDmh0 thot a lio-hted match Augus. in
a few dry leaves and a light wind The Florida Blosaoms Minstrels
non ,Wrmr a penturv's forest is the attraction, ine rresa Ageui,
VULI uvumvj m I . ,
fi, in o few hours. Mind Mr. Newton ot . tDe rjostoras
KlUVY Ull " " I .
,otohoa ' called at this offiice and mlormed
JfUUl Ul,uv, , . . li
ft -.oiooolw loft, pamnfire mav the IWitor mat nissnowis bhicmj
n. wnivowij 1 . .
deprive you and your friends of Ifirst class, with a plethora of , new
your favorite fishing and hunting jokes songs ana muscimsOT.u.
eround. Be sure your fire is out The production is present; unuer
v., inava I a larire tent tneaire wuu oraw '
UC1U1C JIUU IBiv. . 1 " .
v , rv,o.h that ia liahted in 1 two thousand patrons. iuo ubuw
ll V J 1JCH" "T" .-.-. I - ,
a forest is a potential menace Minstrel, street raraae mi Vm
nnaBaM AmnneA it becomes I at noon time, uay ot now.
jai c.isiatjij ""M I
An Active Menance.
A camo fire left burning by
namnar after he has cooked a
meal is likely to start a conflag
A lighted cigarette or cigar or
1 4 ..
a live coal droppea irom v n . . , ,
may ubsuuj on BKmih when our
BE CAKEFUb Uv. n, ; t t
Nmety per een . Gabrir8 Creek, it is Saturday, Sep-
res are causea oy careicooiic i ,
ventahle. lenwer m. -
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Everv vear many fires are set Mr. Marion ueDruni wno ua
1... .afdaaelv rironninor I hppn Hifik-for auite awnne was
UV BIHUB.CIO , K I
m,t,.hoanrthrowini2rawav cigar taken to the hospital last week.
Uafnva thev are cold. We hone to hear of him improving
Stuua Utliwiv I x f
A direct personal responsibility Mr, Debruhl mother, Mrs. neoecca
J. ... 1 i. .... I rvl..,l.l nl;iA iiTailriniT nprfiH't l.hfi
.. inn aiToru ri "I- rn 1 1 urn . it'i 1 1 iiiii. nunb m i ..... m.v.
fisherman and tourist to exercise floor fell and broke her hip
the utmost precaution to see thatl Mran(i Mrs . Carl Edwards,
. - . n , j.
thev do not .set nres in me wuuubi
hu om-pIpssIv droDoingor throw
ing away matches or burning ina
terial of any kind. ; : ;
A Notice is hereby given in ac
cordance withlaw to all persons,
that the-rewartd . offered for the
...,f nt VVi ard iDSllsn nas
IIIV v ' "
heiMi lifted. August, 3, 1923.
Miss Vcry-'Lieb spent Sunday
and MoTidiiy home with her par
en'" .Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Lieb.
S . :eiurned to Asheville Tuesday
oi- lo. 12. ."" j '
Mr. and Mrs. Tillar Phillips and
family from near Mars Hill andT
Mr. and Mrs. Offia Silver of Ashe- ,
ville, motored to Mr. J. J. Capps-'
and spent the day Sunday.
Our school begins at this place
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Allen,
Ylr. and Mrs. Walter Uody, Miss
Pauline Ammons, motored to
Chimney Rock Sunday. . ' ,
Mr; and Mrs. Kenneth Murray
and family, Miss Grace and Ethel
Buckner were in Asheville Sunday
Miss Burnice Ammons ' of this
place is to teach school at Skyland.
.' Miss Graee Buckner, Mr. Owens ,
Arrowood, Mr. Guy Buckner of
this place spent Sunday at the
home of Mr. Nelson Buckner.