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The .outers along the Capa Pna
war* greatly divided tn their seut
manta during the Revolution—eve
■aambf s of the Mine family support
lng dir.'rent allies in the struggle—
b«l Ih. y lived together In peace ■
nelghb r» At Croea Creek lb
Whlga would drill od one aide of Ih
river i nd llio Torlaa on the othai
and v .an their exorcise* were ova
they would go home and live a
friend* last u the two political par
tin* do today alter a campaign i
over. Dut this was out their atti
tude towards an opposing party out
aide of tbalr own community. The]
considered inch aa aa anamy tubjec
to toe attacked at a convenient op
After Galas' defiat at Camden tbi
British and Tories overran the conn
try south of the Pee Dee river, and
many of the Whlga la that territory
left that section end went to the
Neves river, as that eountry was set
tled by Whlga. and remained Ull it
waa safe to return. Vmong these
refugees were Capt. Calp of 8 C.
and Col. Wade of An*..* .........
Whan Oen. Oroene had driven Cora
arallle out of 8. C in tba dlraciton
of Ouliford courthouse, tka refugee*
decided to rctara home, aad lh«
above manltoaed oflcers eel out on
their way bona wllh several wagon
load* of anppllea they wars taking
bask with them. They crossed (ha
Capa rear river at Sprola i Kerry a
few mllot below LHUagton late In
the afternoon and camped for tha
night between there and Lower- Ut
ile river. Seme of the men went to
the bouse of a John McDonald, who
llvad near where they camped, and
stole a ptere of new cloth from a girl
named Marlon McDonald. She bad
rpaa the thread herself and had a
weaver iu the comm salty to ^aaKa
M for bar. a%l after the work was
The Tories on the river. lesmlnK |
that a party of Whigs were passing I
through the neighborhood, deter
■tosf to lottow them aad make an
attaefc oa them Where they woe Id
camp the neat night. Couriers etart
•■d out early to the morning to notify
the Tories to meet that night at Long
Street, as II was thought probable
that thay would camp naar thare.
Jennie Bee McNeill was living In
tha community, and It la thuogbt thet
her son John planned the raid. But
to avert any suspicion he went over
to Col. Folsom's that evantng and re
mained till after sundown. Folsom
lived about a mile across the river
from Lilltngton. and le barled there
near the eroeeroada. He waa a ^hlg
but was suspected of having lively
Tory sympathies. After dark John
McNeill muunted kls horse, aad bid
ding Folsom goodnight, rode down
the river to 3proles Ferry where 8.
W. Withers now lives, crossed the
river and rode on to lung Street.
Where abont 100 Tories had gathered
•nil they followed the refugees, com
ing op with them In camp naar the
hood of Rockleb Creek. Thla place
la known as Finer Bottom, end Is
north of Raetord They airlved
about an hour before daybreak and
determined to attark them at once
They were all asleep except one sen
tinel. for they had no foer. They
had paused the Tory settlement on
the Capa Few. Capt. NeUl MeRalney
waa Jit it below them on Roekdah to
keep the Tories In check, and Cot
Matthews was just above them on
Cranes Creek tor the eeme purpose.
The sentinel helled them ae they
“me up, but they did not answer.
He then Bred hie gun The Tories
rushed op end shot down about half
a doaen of the men as they sprang
up from their sleeping places. The
rest eecaoed la the darkness, tearing
eterylhlng behind them.
There wee a motherless boy In one
of the wegona that Wade wee carry
ing buck to Ms home In Anaoa. Ha
crawled oat and beggad for his life.
In spile of Ool. h.cDoogald'e etorte
to eere the ehlld. Duneea Pergueaon.
a deserter from tha American army,
apltt bla head open with a sword
he carried. They took everything
they coaid asrry away and burned
the wagons They Irted te bury the
dead, but harlug an tools the work
wee no' completed. Capt. MeRaleey
seat klaloom Monroe. Allen Cams roc.
Neill Bnmh aad Philemon Hodgee
neat day to Inrestlgete. and lhay
found tkree sf the bodies serstebad
ap by wolrea
la rereage for tble attack at Plaay
Bottom. Cape Bogan came down
fro an Aaaoa eoaaty with !•* men
aad camped owe elgit oa tha prem
lees of Denial Pmltarwoa, the piper;
ure Used eg Drowalag Crash, Just
above Pi itcrnon bridge. Finding tin
P'F" bn«w who (lie parties wen
J ‘bey bet Inn mi he told the name
«t all In (be community that wen
connected lu the Plnoy liotlnin at!atr
They ir.ada a raid In the neighbor
hood and killed several who wen
with llir Turin. But they never wen
noar the Tory neul on the Oupe Feai
where donbtloee tho Monte .huulc
I have retted.
'I When John McNeill waa gulag
Maine from Piney Bottom he Hopped
Mat John McDonald a and (lowed lilu
1-iundor he had lakes, among
II w.ilcft waa n piocu of new cloth.
Marlf.it McDonald recogmaad It aj
1 the pmoe teken rrom her by the re
fujtoc. ano John returnad It to her.
’| After iho war wee over. Wade had
John McNeill tried lor hla life In
Cumberland county court oo tha
charge of mirder w. Plney Bottom,
but he wae acquitted on the evidence
of Col. Foloem, who ewuro that John
Wi'i at ale Uouea tha evening before
till after eun.trt. Tie Jury oonvider
lag the Jinan ce fro:;i there to Pluey
Dottom by a clrcoltoue route through
- ,c'r 'orT having practical y no
roade. deemed It Hnpoaniblc to ride
lb.:, .lit 1 chi r through the dxrkneje
and arrive at riney Hoitom a> hour
hlfcia day-break Rn they rendarod
a verdict of not guilty.
Dir. John i*rt)unaid ear Murt-jn,
nor the eld wearer waa not at the
trial, br they would have proven that
he waa there No doubt hla frlendal
brlpud h'm int! giro him credit of
Claanng UlniHalf by hie o.a ehrewd
Iiera. for ho w.-.a known mt "Ca inlng
John** ever eflerwarua
When w; road n! Pr a! Rcvera'a
ride, or tfhertdun'e ride, not to men -
Dun John Uilplt.'a or Wm C'Shaa
tar'a racer we wonder If Harnett
Itaa not left them all behind with
John McNeil!', all-night rlda to Pinny
Bottom, even If It t. not eo much re
nowned in aong or elory
J McO. •
Praakllnton, N. C.; Min Cora Ballard,
Alexis. N. C.
8#eobd grade—Miss Nodi Pridgen.
Klim City, N C.; Mias Us bis Davis,
Pink HOI. N. C.
Third grade—rMln Amanda Cobh,
Lumber Bridge, N. C.; Min Lens
Westcott, Rocky Mount, N. C.
Pourth grade- Miss Lula Wroton,
Denmark, S. C.; Min Elfreda Carter,
Leo. S C.
Fifth grade—Min Grace Hester,
Elisabethtown, N C.; Min Christies
Johnston, Howland, N. C.
S>»th grade—Mias Carolyn Holmes,
erasers!!, N. q.: Min Anal* Park.r,
Monroe, N. C.
Seventh grads—Miss Blanche
Thomas, Burlington, N. C.; Miss Pau
line Dominick. Newberry, A C.
H. A English and Prencb—Min
Janet Westherspoon, Sanford, N. C.
H. 8. History and Mathematics—
Min Janie Ipock, Goldsboro, N. C.
H. A Latin and History—Min
Ceram ir Roddey, Rodday, 8. C.
H. 8. Science—Min Annie CarrolL
Columbia, A C.
in* n*w North Urtliu eompul
•ory school law should receive th*
moat cartful attention on th* part of
•very parent In *he Dunn school dis
trict Under thia ruling every child
In thia school district from the 8th
to 14th birthday ia compelled to aV
tend school each school day for the
ontir* school term and no ahaaneo
will bo allowed by aehoal authoritlea
except for certain most reasonable
excuse* Parents will be hold re
sponsible for the sheens* *f their
children aad a heavy penalty ia im
posed in case* where parents wilfully
keep their children from school. A
county welfare officer will aid In th*
enforcement of the law.
Th* program for the opening of
th* Dunn (leaded School la a# fol
Monday, Sept IS, from I to II
Monday, Sept IS, at I o’elaek—All
new pupil* (except drat grad* chil
dren) will report at school building
far clamf Aeation.
Tuesday, Sept. U, ,t f odoek the
eatir* achool win naaeohl*. All pu
plla aheuld bring their books and be
ready for regular work.
Wednesday, Sept 17, at S o’clock,
examinations will be given to pupils
who seek eradit for certain delinquent
work of tha port session.
ftoeretory Redd eld Realgua.
William C. Rod As Id, secretary of
commopee, has resigned end hoe on
ooarveed that ha will return to private
business. Preside!* Wilson has ae
•eptod the resignation to ha effective
Norm her I. TharV la no hint aa to
who will AS the ptaoe.
MUST FINISH THE JOI
OR DO THE JOB OVH
' So President Declares in Sneed
CONFIDENT OF R£JUL1
PrasUaat Sara That P.opU At, Da
teemUed That Treaty Shall B
Ratified Pravidaatiai Trail Climb
On Board President Wilson’s Spa
clal Train, Sapt. 10.—To crowd!
which aurrvundad ha private car to
day at Kasdan, N. D., President WU
•on dsclarsd a weak ef travel in th<
heart of the country had convlncat
him that tha nation stands together
f®r aa international guarantee ol
“I am glad to gat oat to aee thi
r*“* f°> " ko amid, “to fail the touct
of thaTr hands and know aa I hava
com* to know, kow tha nation W.-S.
togathar in tha common purvey to
[comvIetB a hat th* boy* did arho ear.
riad thair pins with them ov*r tha
“W# may think that they finished
that Job. but thay will tell you thay
did not, that unless are as* to It that
veac* ia mad# secure thay will baa
the Job to do over again and ws la
th, meenttaa trill ram under a eom
atant apvreh.naion that wa may have
to aacr.Oc* tha Goner of oar youth
“Th« whole country baa —^ up
ita mind that that rfrnll not ‘•-ppm
acd preeenUy, afetr a taaaonabla time
ia allowed far --rirj w>
wU; e* »ot of tbia period of <teabt
and Ur ita the whole fore, aad .inSo
once of the United Staeta to «^-dT
the world in the liaea of pmaeo. a-a
'* ho the (troodeat thine nad Saoot
thlB* that America ever did. Ha
waa born to do thooa thiafi and now
■ho ia feint to do them."
. Crowd Cheer# hpcuh, ’
»n the rear viatfenn to shake handa,
but on the whale H waa a day ef raat
whUo hia train aped waatarard. The
>nly aat apaaeh daring tha day waa at
Btamarek, tke atate capital, daring a
two hoar noonday atop and for tha
ftnrt lime smc. ha left Washington a
we« kago there waa no night addraaa.
Th# Presidential epeeial picked up
a second engine late today aa It be
gan to climb Into the Rorkiei on one
of the longaat continuous puBa of ha
10,000 mile journey. The next
ache doled atop after Bismarck waa at
Billings. Mont., whar, the President
will apeak tomorrow morning.
Tomorrow night ha wtU addraaa a
meeting at Helena, Mont. Tha short
ipeeeh at Mandaa waa the second tha
President has mads from the rear
platform tinea tha trip btgan. Upon
the advice of hia physician. Dr. Gray
Mr Wilson haa aabed hit voice
for th« larger meetings sad has taken
precautions after &ia addmaset not to
After the night meetlnga. espec
l*Hy, Dr. Grayson haa bean insistent
that tha Praaidcnt ahonld not use hit
voice more than n are miry or expose
himself while bidding goodby. to the
crowds at the railroad stations.
Perspiring after a peaking In a
crowded auditorium, ha is taken to hia
car and given a rub down by his valet.
On Dr. rmyson'a prescription he
drinks before retiring a ssasli cup of
steaming Sot but V
h wmi decided today that the proa
tdential special would not run into
Coeer D’Alene, Idaho, from which
point the presidential party will mo
tor foor mil** to the Coeur D’Alene
auditorium. After the address Use
return M th. train at Ratbdrum will
be made by'motor.
To Review Fleet.
Plana aleo ware completed for the
review of th. Pacific float at Seattle
on Saturday. Arriving early hi the
afternoon th* Praaldont win go
•board tha historical battleship Oro
gnn at • o’elock. The Oregon, which
wiU b, the reviewing ahlp. than will
proceed la Puget Bound and *»>». ata
tlon for the earamony
, A ftar the review the party win
dlno at tha Hippodrome, hot tha Proa
Ideal will make no addraaa until ho
•peaks In tha evening at tha a rone.
At BiOMrrk today Mr. Wilson
apoka In tha elty auditorium, tha
amallaat hall in which ha ho.
•d during hi. trip i, holds about
MOO oad was filled Bo soliaHossa
wore tha local officials to guard
against oserrreceding and eoufnMon
that oner tha Prauidaat eaa tnoMo,
they locked tha doors and refused to
op^ than for ony purpoao whoOovor,
■bill the addrooa was over Ao ■ ra
t'd* the ekiof of polioo of Btomorak,
'* i di*cu»
non u to nriBrill ot cotton b
*° l0* wk*jmr Jtf'badaoad wo
•umptloa ct°a!BI Ml allU. da* u
abor eaadltlaakScTraS-dalar la r*U
fylnf tba »wnK|m« whatbar H
I* do* to tb* ooadlUoD to
tba financial llJKl do** aot natlar.
Tb* (act wmafldl tti tana an la
aot gattlag a bM bal aad now f* tba
Una to taka jM i* to proraat tba
fraataat lajuact* brae attoaptad on
tb* ootloo grofo K . Lot's cot to
golhar aad aoa «b kt can ba don*.
JNdZ t ANTKONT.
JPi I Ooanly A root
Tba County W I at Daaa. October
mb to l*th. 43bi on* of tba blg
geat aad boat hAn of tb* Stale
What ara you icllng .to aahlbtt?
A aoceaafnl Itkf of enmaoa elo
rar plantad th»LJM>aU will lacraaa*
yt or crop iJ> on tb* ■»— land
rmit yaar. •’ ; J
Plant rya a£M 1 paaa, aoybaaaa or
tobaeao. It la 4 JbM oovar crop aad
jxaallaat for th Mg
Jala tbo NoAjk Carolina Cotton
' inoclaUcti aoAv'l iold your oottoa of
of tbo nu.rkat bjklla u |* bolow 10
ooeta. It vlU'fcl big bar
Mas a a UlAil application of
ground IlmaatMt bofor* plaottag
oodror crop ;. aap/|U grain or paata ra
wakb couirry battv
udn aOROU CITY
Be*. W. H. lAeddleh. a aaUre of
Wak* eounty LU * prominent North
Carolina pruoMr, 'died euddanly laat
Bandar nlfkt Ipj Milan. Oa. Tha fo
aaral Mrrteaa 4*i*e eoadar'ed Taaa
day U Morcaatoa. Ha waa boro
near Helaaetttau aad bafora going to
(>eor*ia tkroa Men ago, waa at dlf>
ferant tin)** Motor of chare hw In
Morgan tow, Wafaaboro aad Oaatoal*
Bar. U*la|tMd fahaaoa. editor of
lb* Blblleal Hoarder, attended the
fnoaral. /• ,
Ham FAVORS LAW
KEEP STRIKES DOWN
He Told the Other Gorman
The* end They Agreed
RETURNS FROM FAR WEST
Cevocwoe Talks «f Hi* Trip ta tk*
Wart Other Matterr at |a>rrrrl
Tree* the State Capital.
Selrlck. Rapt 10—Governor T. W.
Biekett, freak from Bah Lsh* City
and western environs, eras in his of
fice todey after aa a bar ere of four
The chief sxacutivr rusticating ell
l lilUliiiWctaon etaoa eta on eta aa
those days returns to find the state's
hastate* in look lag-op shape and the
Wrtke teeaea a trifle leas minatory
thao when he went away. Ha horn
«P fairly wall with the North Caro
Une situation through Associated
team disvatcties aad daily night let-il
ten front hit office.
»«# arm wet— IMl CUM Ua
■way was th* governor1* conference
which took tf chief executive* to
M‘ **>» CHy. Thrs. things, ho d*
elarwa. th* conference did which may
have aoeae interact to the country at
larga. They worked on th* high ceet
of living and eeat a conunltts* to
Washington to talk It over nattoaally.
They took «y the aUike trouble* and
Mekett led t he dtecuatlon In the tmrm
Of th* print Its! speech *f th* acea
«**»- The third diacueeioo was th*
rtroaglhenlng of the aatlonel guard.
Oa these race th* widely differing
political tastoa agTeed
Maay governor* wer< kart at hoaae
W Hrikes This reduced the aaa
a^arply end not a few had legie.
tatareo on their head*. Bet the con
ference was st that wall stt<vdod and
pes^dsatial poeeMJti*. Wsr. |a ths
group of chief ■aglstum
by carnation ad__ .,m
who have no relation _
*° ‘h* *"••* *•» dispute, tha govern
,i**r ka tha power or ought
to here it to Mop each thing, or gov
■"'? bjr ‘h* P»wple already has
P«Hahed from tha United Staten.
Thin position was endorsed and the
conference uaanitBOBaly .greed
wo proposal to Make sack
dations. On the qaeetiea of etrength
enlag the national guard and makiar
it tha nation's prime factor ia pro
to«tioB. all the governor.
Spreul of Pennsylvania and Alloa of
Xauoa taking Mf port |D the dto
The governor, were the guests f„
three days in YctlowMone Park of
Governor Simon Bamberger of Utah,
the Atm Democratic chief executive
ofUtah. mm well as the An* governor
who wa* »ot a Mormon.
After leaving Bolt Lake City Mr
Bamberger took the ,mrty fD Ur1 ^
When they reached their ■«—n-ntt,n
they found themselves assigned to
hotel rooms and all their bills paid
£or thro, days as governor was el
£wed to show his money sad not a.
£*”°f **£■?• *** PSfeoaally berm.
£, *1^ ?^k,tt **** «kot
-L. , ***“ th* "»“I "# the
west for hospitality.
w# h* tired in fltH Lakt " h* —
PAnm*! that b. f.lt r.ry mnch
^ Worj tip 1. pqt cMn*\
dnk la Salt Uka Tb. ££
whan aa many politician. <h>k i. Salt
*T °.<rr*nw »*>»« soar
m*n. *, dB** *•» «"P*y iota Mar
“•"*1“°* dl**»»«l»hod body Of
**• wrornor took a pinny*
l^Ud SlTil1?' “* W*W*boT
colabratad yaoao pond and cwi.na.iay
rround af tb, Asnrlcaa Saat.
Tho yorernor axpoeta next —i.fc to
pradda at Ckapol HIU Mata and earn
ty coaacn laatiny tbronyb tb, 7nk.
To Clark** CWmm
Principal Clark A 0. Saif, of tha
Nortk Carolina ccnato, kaa boa a mad#
eUH clerk to tko corporation eocn
miectan, arid will beyts 1-flatilj
kU duller with a chaaya of boac from
"}'*•' V11* t0 “•‘•W*. «• Oftf
*' *blaf elark, takiay chary, af tba
rcvalutlan deporUnont In tba aUU
lu eamaiaaion’s otBeo.
•* tbo preporty af
Ibo data far lorattan endar tba ra
b, tb. yananl
*P***d *ueh ■ raal da
tall af work on tk, — madnlua that
Ibo eommirdofi boo y*f u- i,f
dork, ». S. Oriflln, to taka a koras of
tko oAco work of that department
ka botny familiar with tbo tar work,
kortay ccrrod at tar dark far a nun
kor of yaara. A O. Saif, aaw trank
■cn?a Us work, has beta olactod eWa)
Xr. UriSn’i Jab is adalltoifl) a M|
»na, for raoakiatieo has umi to &
I <!'•, ths poopla baas hoard about u
and, anfartaastolp. a wood daal al
**;>UiBais >o aocaotary. It la aa aa
curaplubod fact, so that It earaat %
or* In th* oloctioa, bath partiao ha
ne comalttad to K.
Party Lr..£a» will kptuk la 1M
On Voices to People la PiMk
Mattiaga. (lata. Reboots a.
DsmocraUe workers win has* op
portaattr to raa« u the desMIal m
ladtfarsat solar durlag Iks prasidea
Hal earn palps Ikrsagk tka ampler
0M«t or a new aad aaigas politico
lastrsasat through which lha las
portoat lasmm may ha earrlad U
homss srarywkars as ssrar haters
Tka NaUoaa) Coaalltaa kaa ssdar
(shaa ta aaoMitaa tka mtlHoae m
lalhipg moehleas tbrpaghoai lh
aoootry la Iks sad that sack hoam
B——'as IN may tasaa a potm
sal forsm from whtak wtU ha dta
ssmlastoC party prlaolplaa aad da»
trios la Iks orator leal maiiarptspai
of praoldoatlal raadtdatsa aad athaa
Moraorar, arraagamaau hare tau
mads for tka aas St talklag maahlsai
lor maeUaga aad sir mas oar of path
srlogs that auy ho arraagad by loco
cemmlttaaa. so that tka atefti a
Weal speakers nay ha aagmaatad aai
spporiad- by the Itrlap rears* pt ao
table* whe are satrsrsaUy aaaapUt
as aathanttsj upon the partkeloi
gathering It B Ml W w _
uaw of «paaV*n ud eabjaau «">,
•til permit of their introduction r
“<**«** meeting* .luncheon*, eu.. o
Chamber, of commerce, rotary ataha
ao.artijlng elub. end nomeroa■ earn
poUtiaal Brx.Bli.Uoiu where i,^
worker, are ottaa unable to occur* a
kerning, on the ground of poUtlan
Bran church affaire and the actfrV
Urn of labor bodice will prove r—m
Inble under the .yatem that *■. bean
*• WU1 eetabUib a "clreult" ter
! ‘bee* records In Harnett Bounty,.mad
xny on* landing one dollar u> R. g
Mitchell, treasurer of the DetboaraUe
County Committee, to help carer ax
panM. will be Included In the Hat.
CHAf. ROBS. Chairman.
FARMERS MUST PROTECT
THEMSELVES PROM STARVING
Farmer* am the largest Magi*
eloea of weaken in thi. country, bat
hrretofor. they here exerted law in
fluence an the public poUrioa of the
country thin may mteh mpIIii
It 4i not rood for »F ootm
try when otM dam weba ta dowlaaW
an Indurtry which effects the whole
Aa Interacting ilhutwtlaa of this
Is th* attitude of tho Indiana Fader
•t*»n of Farmers’ Organlantten. to
ward the railroad ahopwan’. ■»_
far higher wag** aad th* damaad of
th, railroad orgnataationa that the
inunimt teka ottr tk* —•*— *
tnd allow tho railroad worfcovy U twnl
The Indiana farmers irlyghl
Pneident Wilton that they "eoa
demaed railed threat* ef revolution**
and If **tha railroad Mrflc. continent
»a *ortoaaiy tontampUte adrUap aO
osr amahera to hold afl |« pcdd
nrte until the etiflto yah."
Ae etated. ft ia aat (pad whaa mm
■Man ala* hi thla . gnat —-ntu
•aak* to central an tadnatry or laatC
tatim which agacta tha whoW peepto.
bat it ia at Haat tndtcatiro af a am
■pirlt c along Amactoaa farm an whaa
they. threngh a Mala crgaalaall.a.
■aok to raatraia th« aetMtiat af aa
athM clem. which ia latarfa.Ua wkh
tha fra* mooamaat of tom pea da ate.
Fbm pcodaeU hare heaa wiling far
bar* received arc aat rattotraly'ugiT
tr than th* priaa* af-‘rtliril
prodseta ]a ether werfe, Mm Ugh
eeM of IW»f dona aat pap aa MM
tribute to tha pee deters af fup ^
tad handler* *f ‘itoUp1’ ^f||u
feneralty. Farm prtoo* dm mid mi
cad pcebahly wOl net pa down maah
•f uu Mi
metered o*ar u
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