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- , one wuviviun .
Leads in' Both News and
! Etf COURIER
Bring Results. j
Issued Weekly. ' PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN. $1.00 Per Year.
VOL. XXXI. ASHEBORO, N. C, THURSDAY, JULY2619C6! : No 30,
Met at Franklinville Last Week,
SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL SUN
DAY SCHOOL CONVENTION
VlklLirn Entertained In Delightful
Manner Large Attendance Olticem
Fllet-trd nml Reulutlon Paed
Xl Mlln o lie Held lit
Tne Seventeenth iiiiniial conveu
tion of the Randolph county SuaUav
Nfhooi Association mei in me m. u
Church at Franklinville on Thnre
clav itnd Friday. July 19th and 20th
The attendance was the greatest in
the history of the Association: The
neoide of Frauklinville, as is their
custom, opened their doors wide, and
the delegates and visitors were
entertained in a manner mot . de
lightful to all present.
Anions the visitors we noted Mr
N. B: Brouahtow, of Raleigh, whose
address on Thursday night was one
of the best we ever heard: Prof. F,
8. Blair, of Guilford College; Rev.
L. F. Johnson, of Greensboro; and
our former county-man, Mr. . Cbas
Ross, of Lillington. These gentle
men all made stirring addresses in
the interest of Sunday School work
The following officers were elected
for the coming year: President, J.
M. War. Vice President, J. Koui
Smith; Secretary, .Miss Dora Pied
ding; Superintendent of .Home
D'etiartment Work. Mies Martha
Redding; Superintendent of Primary
Class Work, Ansa rearl .Leonard
Superintendent of Organized Class
Work, W. 1. MyncK.
"Dr.C. C. Hubbard, W. H. Pick
aid, E. Moffitt, W. J. Teagne, Jesse
C. C. Frazier, Miss Muriel Lowe,
J. W. Pugh, E. C. Duncan, M. E
Johnson,-J. C. Reece W. H. Pick'
aid, Lewtllyn Farlow, J. M. Varner,
M. Is Morgan, Miss Ida .Lowe, is. A
Year&iu, Daniel Smith, E.' W
Brown, L. E. Bradv, T. B. Tysor,
P. F. Bean, C. H. Lucas, T. L. Mil
ler. This committee is composed of
one member from each towu8hip.
XEXT MEETIXO AT ASHE1JOKO
The next meeting will be held at
Asheboro, the time for hoUiug it to
be fixed by the Executive Conimit
..... tec . . .. - '.
The ff 'lowing resolutions and
reconiuifdauous were reported by
the committee on resolutions: "We
recommend, that the County Secre
' tury be instructed to employ a clerk
witn any tunas mat may oe in ner
hands belonging to the 'Association,
and have the na.nee of all non-attendants
copied, and sent to the proper
superintendents with an urgent re.
quest' that each superintendent see
or bue tome person, or committee to
bee them, and try to get them into
the Sunday schools.
V. We recommend the same sys
tem of faking a Sunday school cen
sus for the following year: used last
o. We recommend the re-election
of the Department Secretaries.
v 4. We recommend the election at
this Convention of an executive coni
- mittee of pineteeu members, one
I from each township, whose bnsiness
shall Le to have oversight of the
woik while the convention .is not
5. We recommend the payin
!pl3u.lu to the Stat work.
0. The Randolph Sunday School
A;Oc::;tiou feels under great obiigu
.tii.nii to 1'i'cs. J. M. Way and Secre
tary Miss Ioiu Redding tor their
' atKt, faithful and trlicieiit ser
v vice in the Sunday school wjrk.
. We led that it is largely through
their tii'orts that the AosocuMon is
what itii.'' Our sincerest thanks but
mildly expies 'ur aprA lution.
7. We alio note the tact that the
Department SecietarieS have done
very eit'eotive work.
8. For the kindness 'and hospi
tality which the people of Franklin
ville have shown us the convention
returns its hearty thanks. We
have felt a kindly spirit throughout
9. The convention wishes to ei-
press its hearty appreciation of Mr
feel that it (the song service) has
greatly aided in the success of the
10.. We recommend 'hat the As
sociation pity the President and
Secre'nt'v tMch a .-ala -y of vi.o.OO a
Section ten was opposed !y the
President who argued mat it should
provide for tee paymeut of $50.00
to the Secretary and not hi eg co the
President. Upon motion ot B. A.
Yeargin, it us amended by making
the Secretary's salary $50.00 and
the president's salary $25.00.
The report signed by the com
mittee, W. C. Jones, Mrs. W. H.
Moring, Miss Loula Andrews, Miss
Pearl Chamness and C. C. Hubbard
w.s unanimously adopted as amend
ed. NEXT YEAR'S WOIiK.
To see all persons who do not at
tend Sunday School, and urge them
To pav $130.00 to the State work
To have a perfect Sunday school
census of the county takm, and .the
To improve our methods, and get
more of the Christian spirit into the
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
Ho ii He of T. A. Luther Iluilly Damaged
Xo One Hurt.
The home of Thomas A. Luther,
of Spencerville, Moore county, was
struck by lightning, Sunday, July
8th. The entire building was more
or less damaged and in many places
the posts in the frame were burst
open, -kveiy win low glass in tne
house was broken. JNo one was in
Mr. Luther is a brother of Deputy
Sheiiff J. M. Luther, of Union towi
hip. Mr. I.u her has been engaged
in the saw muling: business but is
now farming near Spencerville.
YOUNG MAN IN TROUBLE.
U.K. Mini In In The City Prlaou at
The young man is a life insurance
agent, and was recently at China
Grove in Rowan ' county, where he
got a check cashed for twelve dol
lars. It turned out that he had no
funds at the National Bank at
Higu Point on which the check was
P. Nelson, Miss Susan veutress,
D. S. Sumner, James Martindale,
C. M. Fulier, W. G. Davis, J. T.
Strider. J. B. Pugh, W. F. New-
some, a. l. swam, is. t. Snyder,
Miss Sisje Hoovex, . II. B..Presnell,
James Talbert, A. W. Gray, Dr.
C. Gray, J. Ed. Cok, J. A. Hop
kins, J. L. Johnson, Samuel Buni-
3, J. A. Staley, Dr. F. E. As-
bury, J. F. Craven, J. T. Siler, N.
English, 11. h. low, A. D. Far-
low, A. R. Ellis, Rev. J. L. Wilsou,
B. F. Gray, G. II. Kennedy, James
Lindsav, C. L. Johnson, J. W.
Jolly, Miss Cora Fentress, CJ. F.
Gatlin, Monroe Cox, Prof. W. S.
Promoteil to Train .Mauler.
Mr. Oscar Teague, after spending
several days here visiting his father,
W.J. league, left Ihnrsday last
for his home at Jacksonville, Fla.
While heie Mr. Teague received uo-
tice of promotion from the position
of Chief Dispatcher for the Seaboard
Air Line to Master i f I rains. His
division is between Columbia, South
Carolina, to Jacksonville, Fla.
Illume! Site Dead
Iiussel Sage, the veteran :inau-
jcier, of New Yurk, died suddenly
j SuutUiV afternoon from ht-art dist-ase.
The entl cam" at Law reiice L. I. A
funeral Service was brM yi-stt-rdaT.
foliowKi 1 iv ti.i. ii.ternieht a: 'ri,
Xew York", t.uhiv.
Mrs. titt; and her brother. Col.
Slocuiu, are named e.xei''.it..; of
Mr. Stiire's i!i.
IOi. to Mute
The Couuv ca;.viinten-.len
conduct an examination for appli
cants for scholarship in the State
Normal College, 'oegin"ing at 0
o'clock next .Monday at the Ashe
boro Graded School building.
Horse Show At (irreuaboro.
Greensboro is to have i horse
show at the fair grounds on Au
gust 15th., and it is to be a nota
ble occasion. It is the first venture
of the kind ever undertaken in the
' WEST RAMSEUR.
Per.onaU From In anil Around Tl.t-t
Community Short New Items, y
We are sorry to report that Mr.
G. W. Cole and family have left
us and moved back to their home
near Coie ridge.
Uncle Henry Allen, who .h
been fjnite sick and confined to his
room, we are glad to see has so im
proved as to be able to walk around.
Dave Allen, of Troy, was in town
a few hours Friday. He came
after his little son, Arthur, who has
been visiting his sister, Mrs. Fan
It rained first Dig Pay an I it
looks like it's going to rain forty
days according to tli old time pre
diction. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Blair and
children atteudtd the Holiness
Hireling Sunday at Mount Olivet
and got a general soaking in the
ru'.n Sunday afternoon.
J. W. Kivett, proprietor of the
Raniseur Canning Woiks has de
cided not to nioe his olant to the
Whitehead Spring, but will con
tinue. to do business at thij same
old stand (J. O. Forrester 8 Spring).
I'e will double the capacity this
season and is now ready to work
for the public.
The new ware house added to
Phillips Bro3. general store is quite
an improvement as well as a con
venience. See them while in Rani
seur and get their prices no trouble
to show goods.
Mr. George Macon and family
moved to Greensboro last week.
We regret very much to report for
they were such good neighbors.
J. R. Phillips and family have
moved in the Tom Scott residence
on maple street.
Give us Hayworth for sheriff arid
Tom Foushee for anything from
State Senator down to County Com.
missioner and you will see a rousing
vote polled at old Raniseur.
Mrs. A. V . Dixon and children,
of Raleigh, who have been visiting
their parents and family Mr. and
Mrs. J. U. JJixou have leturned
home. - V:
Mrs. Milliard West and children.
of Franklinville, who have been
visiting at the home of her mother,
Mrs. John Baldwin, have .returned
home. A. D. Phillips.
GOLD MINES BOOMING.
OwniiH of SliMyei-.11li to Improve
Facilities Ulg Prospecta.
F. A. Silver, of Greensboro, re-
cently sold to a company of Pennsyl
vania business men his zold mine in
Randolph oun'y, known as ' the
"Sawyer." The mine has been re
christened the "New Sawyer Gold
Mininsr, Milling and Reduction
A pnrtv composed of the most
interestfd persons visited the mine
last week and are jubilant over the
prosj-ects and have made nrranse
ments for erecting a 1.00-ton mill
ing plant and active operations will
be commenced at once. The party
which spent several davs looking
over thn t'ompanv's new possession,
was made up of G. M. Wertz and
W. Warder, extensive steel m.inu
factnrers, J. W. Leach, William
Davis, S. H. Cautield, J. II . Fisher
and J. A. Demerest.
Another party headed by Kdiv ird
W. Tvod, as expert engineer vi.-ited
several prospects iu Randolph .rar
ing the past week.
Tiie visiters were II. D. Gamble,:
A. C. Gamble, F.i D. Ward, ami T.
li. Palmer. Kajli member exp.-'--ed
himself as- delighted hl; r
gold I'ropeity already in sint.
Ti;i a visit :inil ir.s result? :!!
mean much to this sec fio:i he'
wv (;' uo!d iiroduction.
i'.i h. A'l ,r. tractive prgrhtn '. is
been prepared, comprising mu.-io
and addresses by prominent splic
ers and dinner on the grou;Ki.
Amonithe speakers are lion. K.
N. Page, of Biscoe, and Dr. G. H.
Detwiler, of Greensboro.
A large crowd is expected and au
enjoyable and profitable day is as
Miss Helen Bray, aged-twenty-iive
years, and a daughter of H. J. ISray,
died in Greensboro Sunday night.
Large Meeting of The Methodist In
INTERESTING SERMONS AND
Presiding Elder, P.J. Can-away, who
In HI Yearai.uf nge. Preached .Monday
--Fundi) Kalaed for Untitling for
The Greensboro District Confer
ence of the M. K. Church, South,
convened in the .Methodist church
in Asheboro on Tuesday morning the
Hth at 9:30 o'clock with Dr. Tur
The Conference was opened with
ilii.l minUtvntiiin riff hi- 1 .Old's Smi-
per Rev. P. J. Carruway, and D
11. Detwiierassisteii in. l urren -
t: tie in the service. Rev. C
of lUmseiir, was elected Secretary
of the conference. I hen toilowetl
an excellent annual address bv Dr.
Turrentine, His address a broad
view of church's affairs, and gave
very interestingly a summary of the
-nvL- nf Him fhnrrh. At eleven
o'nlonk Rev. M. T. Plvler. a form-
er pastor, preached a sermon of very
high order. Mr. Plyler is the pres
ent Presiding Elder of the Asheville
District. Rev. is. h . iincher preach
ed a forceful sermon Monday night
to a lame congregation. The after
noon service was from 3 till 5:30
o'clock. Rev. II. M. Blair, Lditor
of the Chiistiau Advocate, address
ed the conference at this session, and
raised $200.00 towards the erection
of a permanent building for the
conference paper. Rev. I . J
Carraway now SI years old, preach
ed at night a regular old time gos
pel sermon. He is a remarkably
active man for his years, and has
been as great a blessing to the state
as any minister now living. The
people everywhere 4 love Brother
Carraway. V eduesday morning
was devoted largely to reports iroui
pastors on the question of the litera
ture read by their people both books
and periodicals. It was an interest
Dr. T. H. Low, of Spartanburg
District ax-ut of the American
Bible Society, was then introduced
to the conference and made an in
teresting talk on the work that socie
ty is doing.
This society is one of the mot
worthy of any in our country, and
is doing very much to bring the
knowledge of God and His Son Jesus
Christ "to the "benighted world.' At
eleven o'clock yesterday morning
Rev. A. S. Roper preached.
Yesterday afternoon the session
was devoted largely to healing re
ports from the several local preach-
l the district, passing their
character and renewing their
The attendance by the ministers
ind laymen of the three counties of
Run'dolph, Guilford and Rocking
ham is not so large as has been, how
ever, it is far above the average.
HENRY BLOUNT TO LECTURE.
I'nder Ailbplcen of the Laillcii Aid So
lely of the .M. K. Church lleuellt of
Heiirv Blount, "t'he Crowned
Prince of Entertainers", of Wilson,
will deliver one of his famous lec
tntes at the Academy Friday night,
nailer the auspiees of the Ladies
A:-l Society of the Methodist Kj-is-copul
Churcii. Ihe proceeds wiii
be p'a.'ed to "the ere lit of tile ;i.tr
sonage fuit'l. Mr. i!o.;;it :s o.ie of
'JieSjiuh'j uio.-t biiiiia it or.itor.'i.
a.i.i wiii ii. iul.it less 'oe idvca t
ii . Ai.i;ni;:o'i 15 1:1 1
l im. Wcattirrlr Xt 1 u :i
j a.id have lor.,-:
j era' :it:d a n;
liau loym i" :.-c
people, by the
which, has, can.
i:i'iit in lioth
V.'eatl.Srlv is to.
1 .-ta;e. Dave
man to waste his
nergies mnuing as a:, independent ia a
canity where the De:n 'r,uic pary has such
ait admirable lecord n- there is in Hand il;ih.
Mr. Weatherly is a :.ae sdi .ol teacher and
trill devote his entire time to teaching.
Miss Roberta Stover, nf rieasant
Garden, is visiting at Rev. N. 'R.
Richardson's this week.
SUNDAY SCHOOL MEETING.
Richland Circuit Convention Will .Meet
at Flag Spring Saturday,
The Richland Circuit Sunday
I School Convention will meet at
Flag Springs Saturday, July 28th
: The following program has been ar
ranged. lil.'ir.v ER It M'EI. M-.S'tlAY Hi ml.
!i'!a'i m of tlie Sumhiy Silwr.l
rrli -Miimle Sniiiii.
:l..,hx TrfiB.li HI.
1 l.il! ins-Mitt:
'.II K-i ' IIU'EI. t Si'AY m Hi .i.l..
XoS-eNin Heawn Carrie Hamlin.
Sun.l.iyS. h..il Teitelieri- I'lhi Williams
(i.jil is t'a!!inc in" A.iletta Trf i.",io:i.
fXI-iS -I Ni -is
j Sra.lia Tim i
I We Shall Mt.e
T!ii'!:i - Mi-
i Xo XL-lit in II -iive-i
W. I). A 11.' i
; i ia.v Till I ('
will ;i l
C. C. 1
and a cordial invitation is extended
B. A. Yeakhix, Pres.
ANCIENT COURT RECORD.
Clerk fo Court V. C. Iliiiiiniond Ki
limned Entry of AdmlHHlou of
Andrew Jackaon to the Bar.
W. C. Hammond, Clerk of Ran
dolph Superior Court, has found
the following entry on one of Ran
dolph s old court records which
will doubtless prove interesting:
State of Xurth Carolina, 1
Randolph County. f
At a conntv C'liirt in i.leas ami quarter
sessions !K'g'iii ami hvlil l'.ir'tlie county el
llamlolpli at the courthouse in Ilamliilpli on
the sec iiil Momlav in I'ecetulier Anno Dmii
ITS' in the ll'th year of the imlepenilence
ot tne Mate. Amlrew Jaekson r.siuire
uroiluceil a license fruni the Honoralile the
Judges of the superior court of law anil
eiality authorizing him to practice as au
attofnev in the several cmii.ty emir s. Tcjfc
the oatii prescribe-1 and proceeded to prac
tice in said courts."
Spruce McCoy, .
Andrew Jaekso i
c. unity ai")rney of
session the countv
d Salislmry, with whom
i-eail law, was the lirst
l;-i;:l..!p!:. At its first
u! appointed jurors to
i'-':'ts ilie.i held in the
attend the uperi-.
In tne rest ! the
were only county courts.
Mr. t'ndi rivnoil for Treasurer.
I desire to call attention to the
name of W. A. Underwood as a can
didate for Conntv Treasurer. He is
nullified to lill the office iii every
particular. His name will add
strength to the ticket and if he is
nominated Randlemaii Township
will give one of the largest Demo
cratic majorities in the history of the
County. xi. 0. Bahkek.
Bandleiran, July 24th, lUOH.
Iad Dot; Excitement.
At Raniseur early Monday morn
g Mr. Chas. lliiliard, eiuoute to
his work, met a strrnge dosr which
howed signs of hydrophobia. The
excitement brought Deputy Sheriff
Brewer to the scene with a shot gun,
and the animal was killed before
any damage was done.
V.'. X. Elder is in Asheboro this
ok attending the Methodist Dis
trict Conference. Mr. Elder has
just returned from New York
where he saw Mr. W. Gould
ikaw. :hj owner if Fairvi-w
il'-.'.'K. Mr. Eider ha been tl.e
I manager of Fairvu-w ParK foi
j more than ..i:c v-:irs. '.-ve:ai wceic
several i ri miners
day, who were sentenced to tii
Judj;e Ferfru8ou at the recei.t tetni
l'eti'i- C'olile. f.'.nnerl y of this co
who died at his tat her's at llai.ulei
buried here last Friday.
W'eeley J.mes, of Greensire, visited hi
parents, Jlr. and Mrs. Li. 11, J.'ues, last
Wils m Hack, tr'io ha beca critically ill,
ia able to be up again.
PASSENGER TRAIN COLLIDED
WITH EXTRA FREIGHT
Twenty-nine are Dead and Many In
Jured in Mont Castes Death Wan in
htiiutancouti Canned hy elect of
Operator to deliver order.
Sunday evening a terrible wreck
occurred one mile from Hamlet on
the Seaboard Air Line railroad
which caused instant death to twenty-two
passengers i nd tra'na.eu and
serious injury to many others.
Many of the dead, all but live of
whom were negroes, were mangled
beyond ideiitili cation.
The injured were taken to Char
l.nte and- placed in the hospitals.
The scene of the wreck was in a
deep cut ou a stiff grade. The
blame iias been placed on the opera
tor at Rockingham, who it is said
failed to deiivei outers to the passen
ger conductor to meet tue extra,
which was a heavily leaded fruit
1-orty-six were injured among
whom was Judge W. B. Council.
Forty-one mangled negroes were
taken to the Good Samaritan Hospi
tal at Charlotte. Two negroes died
in route from Charlotte.
The names of those who were
killed in the wreck so far as can be
ascertained are as follows:
FRANK B. LEWIS, engineer,
H. S. BYKD, baggagemaster,
REV. THOMAS JONES, colored.
THOMAS HILL, colored, fire
man. WATT BOGGAN, colored, por
ter. GILBERT MTADEN, colored.
SANDY CABLES AND WIFE,
GERT HARRINGTON'S BABY,
MARY BELL and CHILI), col
HANNIBAL M'NAIR and
GEORGE M'LAURIN, colored.
JUNE RUSSELL, colored.
BRINKER RUSSELL, colored.
Twc unknown men.
The injured are:
Capt. J. D. Bowen, Wilmington;
J. F. Lear, Rockingham; J. O. Bun
dv, engineer, Hamlet; George Cross,
Raieigh; G. S. Brighton, Rocking
ham, and Judge" W. B. Council,
Hickory, all white; colored George
Morgan, Cicero Thomas and wife,
Osfar Leak, Oscar Thomas, Berth
Arnngton, Rich Douglass, May
Douglass, Ivor Oxen, Frank Scott,
Jim Odoni, Fanny Leak, Bettv Mc-
fadeii, Octavia Jackson, Jauu-s
Stewart, Henry Stomart, Carrie Mc
Nair, Percy Clark, Ed Radcliff, Jim
Radclirf, Rich Morgan, Joseph Stew
art, ;c r reman, an unknown man,
au unknown woman, and an unknown
JIM ChOW ' Alt TELEsjfOI'EP.
It is a good thing, people said to
day, that the Jim Crow car is car-
d next to tile cng'ue. It so much
lessens the number of wh:te people
killed. Iml....-d it did lessen It.
How so many i.egrues escaped is the
strange thin.', lne mail and bag-
age were curried in the
same car on
train nd it com
the Jim Crow car.
negroes to the
ouch," said a
v thi:; I v.-.iu-
! Jack lM:,ii.g:;a'ii, one of the
''Iprisuur-' toa:'ueu mi the Meckk-n-
burg jail La, confessed to Alex.u:
Ut j dcr Maisey and W. N. Mitchel stal
ing tuat lie and a white man by the
name of Jim Taylor killed Isaac
Lyrely, wife and two children, and
that no one else assisted them.
The matter as to Jim Taylor has
been thoroughly investigated, and
there are not the slightest grounds
f jr belief that he was connected in
any way with the murder.