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Woman for a.i .
Charley L. Coon, insure .,.ui
countv 7o . " 8UIenntendent of his
ud.!Partiae Public welfare
Thn7 . tbe SuPreie court.
hat.?alei PPle hear.
tr, ""W Mr. Coon affec
tionately on the back- '
;i IS CAMPAIGN DAY
Is Probable That
Will be Doubled.
A h ; l;int to be raised in North
upon at :
November 11 for the
; ial to the soldiers of the
The figure was determin-
The suffragists 0f Raleigh are inter-'
o? wn thennouncement coming 'out
of Wilson. The Nolan Knight case, in
which Mrs. Knight was voted out oi
the notarial right by a majority of
the Supreme court,, is the decision
which every layman and lawyer grows
sKittish now. When notaries ; public
get jfl pe omcers church is nearly out
Should women be appointed . countv
Amft commissioners of public welfare .h
interesting question arises, Who will
contest it? Public ; thought has
changed considerably faster than any-
i ... .
Doay tnougnt it would in four years.
It is highly probable Mr. Coon will
have no troubles with the conrts. Be
fore one could get the case i na trib
unal suffrage would probably be
thrust on North Carolina and women,
as voters, will be eligible for these
P rett v
At. 1 11 I -
,eting oi we. executive nigh and mighty offices, such as nota-
the Buiiamg uommis- ries public.
K. D. W. ConnQr was
campaign director to
raTrie prop al to erect - a memorial
Mine to the soldiers, first advanced
Mr I- E- Henderson, Charlotte
b,V 'er took definite form when the
r neral assembly- at the last session
nointeu a memorial building com
s ion :th Governor Bickett as its
tlirnuin Tbe Legislature also do
c tedthe state pToperty on the west
of the capital, fronting on both
Morgan and Salisbury streets, as a
B"lt was agreed by the executive com
ittee that the canvass for donations
Luld be made in one flay, and it wag
unanimously decided that .November
11 the anniversary of the signing of
he armistice between the Allies and
Germany, would be the day. On this
date Governor Bickett will be asked
to proclaim a holiday and local rallies
will he arranged .throughout -the state
to boost subscriptions,
trhiip SSOO.OOO was set as the , mini-
Book on War Record.
t Mr. H. B. House,v of Halifax county,
recently selected by the North Caro
lina Historical Commission to collect
the records of North Carolina's part
in the World War,. has arrived in the
city to, begin his .work.
The General Assembly of 1919 pass
ed an act containing the following sec
"That for the purpose of nutting
it on permanent and accessible form
the history of the contribution of
North Carolina and of her soldiers,
sailors, airmen, and civilians to the
Great World War while the records of
those contributions are available, the
North Carolina Historical Commission
is hereby authorized and directed to
employ a person trained in the study
of historv and in modern historical
Foundation of All Fraternal
Canv Better Be
Reeding Scriptures in Bible'
Goldsboro. Kinston was selected
by the Modern Woodmen, of America;
as their next meeting place, Septem
Featuring the afternoon's speeches
was the address delivered by Gover
nor Bickett on the subject of "Frater
nity," which was listened to with in
tense interest and drew , out bursts of
applause from the delegates.
"The foundation of all fraternal or
ders can better be understood by read
ing the scriptures in Jthe Bible," was
the opening remark made by Gover
nor BicKett, wno comparea genuine
fraternity with that which prevailed
among the soldiers when thev bound
themselves together in a closer bond
of. love and fellowship while grinding
the mills of war.
"The kind of man who makes
ft 'HUB EXPLOSION
IN SUFFRAGE MEET
FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING THE
BOMB CAST BY MISS BLAIR
CAUSED SOME CONCUSSION.
OPEN DISCUSSION THE CAUSE
Bomb Thrower Not in Habit of Public
Speaking But Declared Herself as
Against Women Voting.
Monroe. Figuratively speaking,
Miss Anna Blair, Monroe's veteran
school teacher, cast a bomb shell into
the midst of the suffrage rally which
was held at the courthouse here. Miss
a Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon, employed by
If you wold forget that there is Black georgette over a satin slip
anything in the world but joy, spend a serves for the dignified gown at the
little time looking at the party frocks ieft 0f the picture. Its construction is
in which the summer girl will dance so slmple tnat- the picture tells about
(some hours away. li tnese aaute
frocks flourished in the daytime, bees
and butterflies might pursue them, for
they certainly borrow from flowers
their color and piquancy and sunshine
glimmers in their brocades and em
broideries. Evening gowns indulge in
methods of, investigation and writing sumptuous materials, in gold and sil-
whose duty it shall be under the di- ver tissue, in rich embroideries and
rection of said Historical Commission
to collect as fully as possible data
wnm amount to be raised, ; it is not bearing upon the activities of North
vwim Viot the rnmmlttee will
improuauic me v .
start out with the hope of raising a
.... inltn Y-Cf
nrnaniiation of I. O. O. F.
The grand officers of the Grand
Lodge Independent Order of Odd
yellows have completed their or
ganization for the year's' activities
in the interest of that com
mendable institution. Mr. John D.
Berry, the grand secretary, announces
the selection of Past Grand S. M.
Crouch, of Blue Ridge Lodge No. 205,
AQheville.- as assistant grand secre
tary; whose duties were defined in a
Carolina and her people in the said
Great World War and from these data
to prepare and publish as speedily as
possible an accurate and trustworthy
illustrated 'History of North Carolina
In ttie Great World War.' H
Commissioner Enters' Protest
Maj. W. A. Graham, .commissioner
of ascriculture, has sent to the Nortn
Carolina delegation in Congress a let
ter opposing some of the principles
of the joint resolution of Congress,
which, in calling an international cot
ton conference, makes no provision for
TMolntion- adopted by the Grand Lodge appropriation.
recently in session at the home town Major Graham's is perhaps the most
.v. ff,onii rffinr. Mr. Crouch frannontiv hard voice against the
UL lUC UC r b' fc " " iiviiuvuv . -
will assume the duties of the newly tare wrongs against cotton farmers,
created position on July 1st and de- He protests that the 6 per cent charge
vote his entire time to field work, for based on the old 350 pound bale il
vMch he is especially fitted, having wrQng and more wrong when the same
teen an active member of ' the order vper cent is charged against a 606
for 25 rears. His past experience in poun(i bale. As an, illustration of it.
" f An. . . in j-w-vm a Viola r1
instituting new lodges, organizing Liverpool wm ueuuu num
iff x r s iiti i x rill Trtr nQrrn f hihi . k.
COllOU ttUUUt flu eo -o
controlling that price along with
twinkling sequins and all kinds or
shimmering things including the new
shot taffetas. Finally they turn to
tulle and laces or sheer crepe. A world
of fine and fragile fabrics belongs to
The two pretty party frocks shown
here are of the simpler designs, one
of them in white and the other in
black with embroidery and brocade
sash in metal and colored brocade. Tbe
white frock has a slim underslip of
embroidered satin, draped about the
ankles and full draperies of fine net
ending In points about' the bottom,
hang over it. A vestee of twinkling
sequins fills the V-shaped opening of
the bmlice the net makes a filmy
drapery that falls from the shoulder.
For a lovely finishing toucb a narrow
ribbon hangs in loops and ends from
all that can be told. It has a very
plain bodice with round neck, bound
with brocade. The skirt is gathered
to this and hangs straight with an
overhanging , panel at the front that
is embroidered near the bottom. The
same embroidery appears at the sides
below the hipline. A very gorgeous
sash of heavy brocaded ribbon makes
the wide girdle with one long hanging
good member of any fratenal order is
the fellow who has the mind of a poet,
the patience of Job, and who does not
believe he is capable of advising Allah
as to how the universe should be oper
ated, whose mirth bubbles up like the
fountain of Elim, whose way is not the
only way, who recognizes humanity in
man, is tolerant of his weakness, for
gives his sins, and is willing to lend a
helping hand where help is needed,
was the manner in which Governor
THrVptt xnrp.ssed his definition of
true fraternity. In a brief but inter
esting manner Governor Bickett re
viewed the great war and the way in
which it had resulted in creating a
family reunion, between America,
France and England, and had enabled
America to settle her old debt to
France. He said that he was willing
o ist tr civfi tho Huns credit for
the National Woman Suffrage associa
tion, was the speaker of the evening.
After she had concluded her discourse
open discussion was invited. Miss
Blair was called upon to make - a
speech. And she declared that it was.
not her habit to address public gath
erings and that she was not in favor
of woman suffrage. Her action caused
much discussion among the antis
Tobacco and Peanut Union.
Wilson. Tobacco and peanut plant-
ers in eastern uaronna, seems tuo
good results following the lead of the
Farmer's , union by organizing on a
profit-sharing basis the Watson tobac
co warehouse, of this city, has con
cluded to follow the path blazed by
eree teams and exemplifying the un
written work should enable him to
Hon. C O. McMichael, the grand
-master, has commissioned in each dis
trict in the Grand Jurisdiction district
The district supervisors are admon
ished bv the grand master to use
everv honorable means at their com
The long, slim suit and dress skirts
almost make the wearing of petticoats
an impossibility. But we may be just
as modestly and comfortably clad, fpr
there are the. long bloomers to take
their place. These bloomers or pan
talets are usually chosen In dark suit
colors and may be had ankle length oi
shorter and with or without 'ruffles.
A new style has an accordion plaited
piece set in just above the shoe tops.
For summer the short silk jersey
bloomers in flesh and pink with un
even Insets of lace at the knee, arc
perhaps the newest. Camisoles of silk
jersey with lace or embroidered in
pink and blue silk are also very new.
the union. Farmville was the next to
bringing about this harmony between put up their patronage against capital
the three countries,; who had bound and the planters oi rui cuuuiy
themselves together in an everlasting rewarded oy nanasome uiviueuu.
bond of friendship, which eventually Wendell will be the next on the list....
. i i 2.1.1 A i V.ln .hora tVio nmfl tJ ClTi th B STOl-
was going to result m puning u euu u ucip ou.x t- "
den weed a company naving ueeu or
ganized and the officers and board of
directors have been chosen.
The peanut planters will follow the
tobacconists, claiming that they get
only $5 per 100 pounds for their pro-
Mayor Takes Airplane Ride.
Wilson. Mayor D. M. Hill, of this
city, has gained the distinction, it is
thought, of being the . first mayor in
the State to soaf among the clouds in
an aeroplane. He was a passenger in
the "Black Cat" plane now doing re-
cruiting duty in Wilson. Mayor Wil
son refused a trip several days ago
but decided to accept the aviator's in
ducts while they say the retail men
Dodged the Law 16 Years.
Sanford. -Assistant Chief J. L. Tur
ner, of this city, has just turned over
vitation after arranging all his earthly to the Harnett county officials "Gus'
1 ... 3 1.1.1. v.
affairs. Kelley, wanted ror muraer wu;u u
Is said to have committed 16 years
' Lake For Baptists. ago. Officers have searched diiigent-
Asheville. Faculty members of the ly for him since the crime was com-
Hats for Midsummer
fVmthrn Bantlst mountain schools
met at RIdgecrest for the annual con
ference during which they will 'plan
the year's work. RIdgecrest is the
Southern Baptist assembly grounds
near Black Mountain, this county, and
conferences of various kinds will nbe
in progress there throughout the sum
mer months. 1
An artificial lake, which will cost
Officer Turner knew the negro well,
and a few days ago when he applied
for a job at the oil mill here he hap
Tmd to see him and to recognize
his, and remembering the crime, put
him under arrest, immediately.
Major Graham would amend so as
inoort aftpr thfi figures "1919." these
words: "That said conference is re-
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thorized to consiaer
and aeree upon a proper tare of cot
ton bales for bagging and ties, and
make rules for the regulation of trans
. ill A I . . 1 A a n r -i st rtt t fTt
mand to -strengthen ana aavam;e iV actions m tne saie ui AmCu,au
interests of the order in the territory in regard to this or other matters that
embracing the counties . assigned to may be advisable. The department ol
them agriculture is authorized to expend
Plans for the inauguration of the from funds not otherwise appropriat,
-Centennial Movement, under the.di- ed in this department such sums of.
rection of Past Grand Master M. L. money as may be necessary to pay the
Shipman as general chairman, are expenses of such commission as mav
taking shape. Mr. Shipman has des- be appointed for this PurPM- -
inatPd Mr. W. F. Evans, P. G. R.. of ovfso strikes, out the aPPiatlon
Raleigh, as general secretary to m 'and Major urauam -
committee and twenty-nine past grana
masters members of the advisory
committee from the several, counties
of th state. " - '.
Officers of the grand lodge are mem
bers ex-officio of the advisory com
mittee and the chairman is consider
ing the advisability of a conference of
committee members at the Odd Fel
lmrg trw, in nrtiarnrrt as the lnl-
tin! atorv n movement. He
Other Casualties Reported.
V a r1
Washington, Special. n -North
Carollnias in the latest casualty
iis rtf the American expeditionary
&A0 V v -
forces are: . i
Died ot Disease Private xt. i . xt-
sinfer, Scotland .Neck.
ooiroT-piv Wounded Private David
Oppose Employment Service.
Wilmington. The North Carolina
Pino association, with leading lumber-
several thousand dollars is being duilt men present from Maryland, Virginia
by Rev. J. H. Dew, the noted evange- and the carolinas, In session here, de
list, near Pritch-Elliott hall, at Ridge-
crest and when completed will add
greatly to the attractiveness of the
grounds. When completed, Rev. Dr.
Dew plans to present the lake to the
Southern Baptist authorities. It is be
lieved that the lake will be finished by!
interested in the Centennial drive con
Returns to Raleigh.
Announcement is made b? the
North Carolina State Board of Health
thai Mr. Ronald B Wilson, now adver
tising manager of the Mill News,
Charlotte, would return to Raleigh
and resume Jiis former position as
As publicity director for the depart
Mil:;,- of the Health Bulletin, lssuea
monthly by the department. He will
direct the newspaper publicity issuing
Iron the department in the education
al health -work. '
tv . v,o-s tnv midsummer, as com-
Rutherfordton; Leon Falrclotn now pareu blossoms.
These millinery blooms are -the most
fragile, most splendid of all, the fairest
and the shortest lived. They are mid
summer Interpreted In hats by de
signers whose fancies are unhampered
by thoughts of anything but beauty.
They look to the sheerest fabrics and
to the most beautlfur coiors iu
. oiain nf I . u.Ara noldsboro: Loiton
fiiso, petting m toucn wun uu'v""" i ooro; v"
a. . i.j Anra thp.m I tt . TJoWnnonville.
u;e 3UDoramate lougeB uu """" . nuuyci,
MIssing in Action. wv-
Wall, East Bend.
Wart Specialist Working.
tViA -nlnnt diS-
Mr. E.-iOCum ui
nf the U. S. ue-
survey uuw - ,
nnsnAd . . iut- ti.Ainrhfu Jnto millinery
partment. oi A n.A I lttTI nf three hats made for
through Raleigh'on n s way -two are of print
where he goes to -discuss with the tne n . q geor.
Granville farmers the problem of the the sneerest quality. The same
" "71 I nntato wart, a dangerous uw u - wide-Drimmeu,
Mr. Wilson becomes managm .v.-d trreat damage near developed in laces, mam
me wan.-" 3 I r T-tmi iiQuniiv have lines m
about the face auu
crowns are often flexible. The nat ax
the right of the group Is a lovely ex
fmole A vague flower motif agalns
a black ground provides color,
In the last hat, georgette Is shirred
over a wire frame with a wide ruffle
flowing about the brim edge. This ia
one of a few models In which th
crown is not flexible. Although Jn this
particular hat there are no flowers ot
fruit in the trimming it is an exception
to the rule, the designer having placed
a sash of ribbon about the crown, tied
In a generous but simple bow near th
Woeful Fate of Liquor.
Salisbury. A ceremony marked by
pathos and humor and featured by a
20-minute speech by a local attorney
accompanied the destruction of $U600
worth of corn liquor here. The whis
key, 35 gallons of it, was seized sever
al days ago by local officers at the
home of a man named Fraley on West
Inniss street. I
Fraley paid a $400 fine and put. up
a bond for his appearance f o a year to
show that he has not handled any
more spirits, and Acting1 Judge Wright
ordered the. liquor poured into an
open sewer. The destruction of tb
liquor was witnessed by the court and
a hundred or more citizens. The de
fendant pulled the corks and as the
liauid bean its journey towards the
sea, A. H. Price, of the local bar, made
what is said to,be one of the best 20
mlnute eulogies ever uttered in these
parts. Sadness pathos, sympathy and
humor were made to do service and
the talk was thoroughly enjoyed.
clared against the Unfted States em
ployment service, as neither necessary
nor desirable and opposed further ap
propriations for the service. A rising
vote of thanks was extended Gover
nor Bickett for his action in the Char
lotte textile strike recently. It was
nronosed to abolish number one grade
lumber and substitute number two
Re-Drying lant Completed.
Wendell. The new $40,000 tobacco
re-drying plant here has been com
I Dieted. The machinery is all installed
and has commenced operations. The
plant is now working at the scrap to
bacco the local warehouses have on,'
hand, amounting to about 400,000
Commsslon on Tour. . .
. Raleigh The State Building Com
mission, accompanied by State Arch-
itect James A. Salter and Buuamg in
spector R. H. Woodhull, is on a visit
to the western part of the state. They
will confer with officials of different
state institutions in regard to new)
' mi nrftn em to be erected there. The
schools visited will be the State In
stitution for the Insane, at Morgan
ton; the appalachian Training School ,
and Cullowee Institute.
'Phere Employees Organise.
e or. inizatbion of an association
the employees of the Southern
trirt. with Raleigh as the headquar
trica, with Raleigh as the headquar
fcrs, is being perfected'with the hearty
approval of the Bell management. The
association has nn connection with
any of the general union labor organi
tioue since it Is contended that the
telephone service in its relation to the
- employees and the operating company
la unique and can scarcely be under-
lood by outsiders.
..K.. rfr,n recent years and its ap- nets. Brims
ttU rt,intrv has caused flowing curves
pB r ---- nn litt,e con.
he agricultural nw
Waging War on Tlefc . . f
Washington, spai.--- -
the Bureau oi - ...
U S Department oi -
U. O. if09t( sections ol
rAaults in tne ia."
- ' - ... thO BPMnUll I 1 111 TV MH-v K - .
thi vear and tnrouguuu. . TMt.n.tia and Nanette. ois
:r;on 4n rivine out the aesiniu DgulCo . e a
oi - - ... -I nortlne iDeinca w,v' .
. tim each of vei
ls no trimming cct
let ribbon, in one of the colors In the
crepe, that is brought about the crown
and tied in a bow at the back.
in the hat at the left there Is a
hint of sport styles in thereover ng It
is of white crepe george -;"
Substitute for Furs.
The reported decision of clothing
manufacturers, particularly specialty
houses, of going more into leather-lined
or convertible overcoats for next fall
and winter finds an echo In the wom
en's wear trade. According-to a ares
goods representative the suggestion
that leather be substituted la some
cases for fur trimmings has met with
quite a little response. The price con
sideration is not one that hoias tne im-
stract,on ot dipping 7U , P..r -
SSTSS cointr "I-
rl"A .iiv onrd with small tassels at
rr! Za. m Itself in a; careless
iia rmwn to answer Tres-
ent m -
whereabouts of trimming. ,
Wrong Man Subpoenaed.
Wilson. A divorce case out of the
ordinary was about to be called in Su
perior court before Judge W. M. Bond,
when it developed that the wrong man
had been subpoenaed to show cause
why he should not be separated from
his wife. The subpoenaed made his
appearance for the purpore of ascer
taining just when he was hooked up
in double harness. He convinced the
lawyer that he was not the man want-ort-
that he had 'never seen his al
leged wife, and that he Is a single
Another For Gastonls.
' Gastonla. Announcement is made
of the news of the organisation of an
ttrtTi mill for Gastbnia. A. G-
Myers, vice president of the citizens
portant place for the change, even National Bank, Is the promoter of tne
though there Is a difference in iavor
of the use of leather but the novelty
of leather trimmings Is expected to be
a big factor. .
new enterprise auu asw,i "
hi mare: W. T. Raktn and C. B. Arm
strong The authorized capital stock
mill Is 1500.000. It will manu-
far.tura carded and combed yarns. 2Qf
to 40s. The site oi tne new ra.u
TiM 1 n - nnlnr romblna
it , iri ovirionra this Reason, es-1 the Tork road, south of the city. Rn
UJM uiuui - , a
. .. . .miovantng I nitia. ttntnrnrlses are uQt
peCl ally IOt CYciuug auu Dcuu-vvirwf uurs v.
crowns. .1 wsnunx.
Killed by Bootlegger.
Statesville. Columbus Bottoms,
whom it is alleged has for a long
time been under suspicion by al
leged blockaders of aiding the .gov
ernment in locating Illicit stills, was
ambushed and killed, near, the Wilkes- i
Trftdell county line. Deceased was
found dying during the night, propped
tin in his own buggy.
From evidence adduced at tne in- -y
quest. Mount Parks, ol New tiope
township, this county, . was arrestee i
and lodged in jail here, charged wltB
the murder of the dead man. . -. i
124th Commencement Held.
Chapel Hill. The 124th commence- j
nent of the University of North Caro-.
Una. which has Jut come to a close, ,
marked the most successful finals froroj;
many viewpoints ever held at this In';
stitutlon. Alumni who have been
making annual pilgrimages to the hill
for the past 25 years for the big gath-
ering of the university's sons declare j
that the attendance has never been,
surpassed and that the alumni haye
rarely ever enjoyed thtmselTes'more.
There was scarcely a hitch in the en