;.:;iJi:ja NewRpaperPufeliShan the Interest of thePeopie and for KoneBtgm
SAMslff October IIth
11. H i J
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Ellis , t ColBBibiti Coaotr Boi,
County .boy sixteen years old;
and Ooanty Dispensary J nly
fnf kit vftaral Jnirable work
or to go toscnoolf. tie weignj
edi onl y, sixty i6nnd8 and-had
an enormous meera a xaw n
left" 1 Qk:"P?iYki:: - B ixabetb' Maxwell Steeld
A microscopic ; examination
verged tne Dliei , maF - no
was a vcxim 01 lut? eovcipot
type of hookworm ,inf ection.
Treatment was bgun by Dr.
Pridgen, but as he had to
move his hospital, Dr. O. W.
Stiles, scientific secretary of
the Hookworm Commission,
was prevailed to complete the
treatment at the Mariut
Hospital in Wilmington.
Selraa made a splendid re
covery, cau walk or ranT'and
is now at his home iir good
health. He ganiod 19 pounds
now weighing 79 ponnde, and
the quality of bis blood ha?
increased from 14 percent to
60 percent of normal. He is
an enthusiastic-worker in the
hookworm crusade, but is
only one of the thousands
who are finding restored
health and pleasure as a result
of the campaign.
Seventeen of the eastern
counties of the State have
provided f or these dispensa
ries. Self Reliance.
A child is not satisfied
when his father shows him
how to do a certain thing.
Bnt watch the exultant ex
pression on his face when by
actually doing it he has
ononered the thins: him
This new sense of conquest
is an added power which in
creases seJl-connaence ana
Henry Ward Beecner usea
to tell the following stcry of
how he was tausrnt. wnen a
boy. to d pend on himself:
"I was sent to the DiacK-
board, and went uncertain,
full of whimpering.
"That lesson must be
learned," said my teacher, in
aauiet tone, but with terrible
intensity. All explanations
and excnses he trod under
foot with utter scornfulness.
I want that problem; I don't
want any reason w hy you
haven't it,' he would say.
" lI did study two hours.'
'That's nothing to me; I
want the lesson. You need
not study it at all, or you
may study it ten hours, just
to suit yourself I want the
'It was tough for a green
bov. but it seasoned me. In
less than a mouth, i naa tne
most intense sense of intel-
lefttnal indeoendence and
courage to defend my recita
1 'One day his cold; calm
voice leii upon me 10 ipt?
midst of a demonstratioD,
I hesitate'3, and then went
back to the beginning; and,
on reachincr the : Bame point
again, 4No!' uttered in a tone
of conviction; barred my pro
Tne nextl- i Bat OOWll IB
He, too, was stopped with
Nn" hnt.' wfint riffht on: and
finished: and, ashe sat down
W M N I n W M 1.1 ril M VW I . - W I 1 I W
well : . . " .
' ' 4 Why,' 'whimpered I, t'I
recited it jnt as he did,? and
you eaid 'No!'-" c.
Why didn't yon say
Yes,' and stick to it? : , ; -
It is not enough xo know
your. lesson; you must know
that you know it. " You have J
learned nothing until you are
sure. If all the world says
'No,' your business is to say
Yes,' and prove it.'"
One of the greatest de
lusions that a human being
could ever have is that ne is
permanently benefited by
continued assistance from
others. Orison Swett Mar
den in "Success Magazine."
bronlte tablet, U mpmoty of Mrft
MSkbM axweleeleV Ibewl
aaaaio, ,-iy . vouuery 01
Thee. 1 : 1
mm. jameg aioore, xegen
bhaDter m oharse
Prayer, Rev, ByrdoJOlark, D
TJ nvelling of m arkr 't t Btwa-
bth Maxwell Steele . by Mim
Msry Hand rsoa and Miss 'Janet
Marker wreathed by Eluateth
Mixwell Steele Clarv, of Greeni-
boro, and Kiohara tienaereon, J r .
He mark's by Skate Regent, Mra .
William Reynolds: Winiton.
Addra?a, Hon. Theo. F; Klpttz.
Masio,' "Carolina. " I
Benediction, ReV. F, J. Mai
lett. ;.. :
Music, ""Star Spangled Ban
ner " ' .
The tablet is boated on the
left granite abuttment at the en-
,ran)8 ot cmicn arug bsoiw,
&his being comidered the nearest
thn Rt.RAtA tavnrn
oa waeu ttan. ureene noppeu iu
j-t si a j:
Quite a orowd is here to-day to
be resent at the cereiromes which
are very interesting
History on the Subject.
Rev J. Rumple's History of
Rowan gives the folllowing par
ticulars of the affair which is the
inspiration for the placing of
"Having followed the track of
the British army from the Ca
tawba River to Sanahtfiythn
giving a continuous narrative of
their march, let us now raturu
and trace the course cf Generals
Greene and Morg&u over nearly
the same ground . Unfortunate. y
we have not in this case, the bene
fit of journals, maps, aud "Order
Book," as before, but still we
shall be able to ascertain some
facts concerning this day's march.
"General Morgan crossed the
Catawba River at IslaDd Ford, on
the northern border of Lincoln
t on the 2 3th dfty 0f jan
uary, 1781, only tw j hours ahead
of the British van guard, under
Brigadier General O'Hara. It
was just at the hour of sun set
when the British came to the
banks of the broad stream, sweep:
ing onward with its wintry cur
rent from the foot of the Blue
Ridge. In the dsrkneBs there
Wft8 danger in crossing the stream,
especially with the courageous
Morgan and his army on the pth-
r side to receive them. Bnt with
trained RimVof two thouiand.
unencumbered with " baggage or
nriannnrn. tha British com man -
de& could confidently calculate'
upon overtaking the Americans,
numoeuK.uujr u0u y ttB
anA i all KftH nf hnm Bre
militia, and embarrassed with the
fivfthnndred nrisoners lately can -
. . - l-
ture at Cowpens.-The passage
..... -4. , . ..
DCBtDoned until tne next morn-
& -. - - . -
m. . . . : - a. t . t A
I lion 01 morgau auu uis libbio . r-
I mv TiaTinff feh1 nicht toe iram
fell in toirenti j ard
1 tlia rivar war brimful and
fnrdbl.'in whioh condition it
I . ' J " f . M . 4 M.M
Greene were on
planning the details
n;.na AV -nnifihA: rtTTnf
route highMvuprthe. oountry toi
wards Virginia, Gen.: Morgan,
With his regulars, seems to have
remained on the east baLk of- the
Oatawba,v: watching 'the "British
and prepared to dispute" their pas'
sage. But when' it was ascertain
ed that they had 'oTossed below
of February, Gen. Morgan e'egan
ompellef to lingef pthejw
ern banks; whileE Morgan
his retreat towardtiiYkin
As he was higher up the river.
ociiiectuethat & hisoutBWfts
either thd Beattie's Ford pr Sher-
rcs appear "j toirll
Salisbury late the same afternoon,
and 'were not concerned sintK
skirmish at Cowan's Ford ork
Torreuce's xTayern r Therenisgr
tradition in Salisbury, tnat "as
Morgan's 'troops filed; past George
Murr's house, at the east.cofper
off Mam ' arid , Frankhn ; atreets
whereCharle Gordon now; Jives
gome of the men misoliievduily
punched oat 'some panel of glass!
with, their bayonets This mast;
have been late in ; the afte'rao'dn,;
for Morgan'a. troops. ensamped
that night about balf mniast
of SaiisbttryVonr the Yadkin road .
Nb doubt th'e prospect-of a good
psstiieveioped ln theYrjioiriB6t:
these veterans:the exubeiranda of
ipirifi ihat suggested the mischief'
The encampment moat have been
in the grove' where the residence1
of John S. Henderson ,: Ssq . t now'
ii. There they would have the
advantage of two or thies ; excel
lent tpriugs of water, abundance
of fuel, while at the', same time
they would be near -enough to. the
town for convenience of supplies,
and directly on the line of maroh
for an early start in the morning.
"It appears that Dr. Read,, the
surgeon cf Morgan's army, with
the hospital stores, and some
wounded and dis&Med Brtish of
ficers, who were prisoners, had
reached Salisbury some time in
advance of the troops. II 9 was
stopping at the tavern of Mrs.
Elizabeth Steele. This tavern
was cn the north west side cf
Main Street, between th old
Court House, and the corner
where the present Court Houie
now stands, probably at the corner
of Main and Liberty (?) Streets,
adjacent to the present Court
House corner. Dr. Read was sit.
tirg in the apartmeot overlooking
Main Street, engaged in writing
paroles for such British officers as
were unable, from giokneis or de
bility to proceed further, when he
saw riding up to the door, General
Greene, unaccompanied by hia
aids, or by any person whatsoever,
and looking quite forlorn.
" 'How do you fiud yourself,
my good general?' " eagerly in
quired Dr. Read,
' Wretched beyond measure-
without a friend without .mon
ey and destitute even ot a com
paction,' " replied Greene, as he
slowly dismounted from his jaded
hcrse , The general bad dispatch
ed his aids to different parts of
his retreating army and, had rid
den through the rain ai.d mud cf
Rowan winter roads, . over thirty
miles in a direct line, not allow-
mg for; excursions to the right
and left, during this exciting day.
Besides- this, he had lor themes
i of sad meditation the two -- disas
1 Irons skirmirhes of the day. and
apprehensions of , the near . ap
1 pr ach of Col. Tarleton
I wis ' truly a disoonrscioK one
. . - . ..
But: nelp was nearer
1 imasined. "Mrs Steele
wan . ue 1
tnotic and: kina.hear
t :i ----' i .12-L.: J: Ji
marss- upon iiguBiuK juu , uau,
1 - . . . m . ...... 1 ....
t a 1 nf.w. n rnsv nu unfiTi 1 .1111.M 1 r
L buuu loupi, f B r 0
ight; the -rain foa,f Uamnt were trying. to tastenjip- affidftvite followed Jadge -Board-by
morning , Iu doe time a bountnm repast )n'the Americans people In. a-formal request
ed guest, while
a cheerfnl; fire
i tx. BU A.OW WW .WWW. wm wm "
ger, fatigue and cold ' was 1 duap
r . A nn it hof nra i h a rrtrhfnrttriif int
f UOS: COS OI HIS HUVirWUIUBUSm
J Steele approachedhimandre
minding him ot the despodiDg-
words ne naa uuerea upoii. iiar
assureo mm 01 ner, symp
thy and friendship. Then draw
ing two email bags of rspecie from
; under her apron, sh j presented
- them to him, saying; gracefully :
"Take these for, you will want
them." Mrs." Steele was not
r..-. fc- t .. 1 XI. XI . f M-Mmm " ' ' 4 t 1 &
- -Ve "t- i
A Sirioos CottoB Disease
ctton'fel tllilf iwn- if dofei
ton anthracnose,:; y'
whn onle bolletiMfprirtf
fir&ad t. n&T& of : thet;bQit- ns
fails to open andVofteo :'.t he cdn-
HrnnrimAnt t Station il concerning
erejniafm IS?!11 I
Althoughtliej dis6se? asen 1
on. the bolhifit
leaves and iterni.- pttcin grow
Urs should knbiff that this disease
ia carried- from - season to season
on the seed, and that seed from a
10k boll; even though very
slightly diseasad, may raise a dis
eased plant, and this in turn may
spread the disease to the whole
ore p of the next season. There
is no satisfactory treatment, and
the one point to be remembered is
that seed from diseased fields is
likely,, to carry the disease, in
fact, almost iure to do so. Even
seed from clean fields which has
paiaed through a gin in, which
diseawd cotton has een ginned
is dangerous, ii- is of utmost
importance for the" grower to be
sure that bis .r-.'e: leed does not
come frooaoh ope Trom a
region wh ."ely oaeo pre fails.
tion bulletin .
poor, as the remarks of some
writers upon this su hct, would
lead ua to infer, and perhaps
could have fill id his pockets with
proclamation money, worth less
than Confederate notes were in
the beginning of 1865. But sil-
felSfiolCTtffifiniS; iindslides iWwits ! n he vtioinity
sections qf the Btte arev be
ver and gold were scarce in those naught type and will be 27,000
dftvi. and no American officer or t)n vessels. The estimates this
gentleman would have complain-
ed of the burden of carrying it
along with him The general ac-
cepted this timely gift with giati-
tude. and doubtless it was all the
more welcome because accompa
nied by graceful words of kind
ness and . encouragement'. The
hero's heirt was lightened .Iby
this opportune kindnesB, and af
ter a few hours of rest, he wnt
forth to Buperiftfeend. and direct
the retreat of hir little armyj and
provide for their .transportation
across the Yadkini : 4
Just before the, departnrev from
Salisbury, ven weene leit - a
memorial of .nis visit or a - pecu
liar kind. His eye' caught sight
of a portrait' of GeoirgA IIL bang--'
iue on the walls'- of - the
iuj5 vv.aau ,"u"u
" to a conneciworVM Steele
i to a conneojtion of j Mirs. Steele ?yh" f " V"? - '
I ' e.ionA in itio Mntt nf ifwoi.M 1 nrs. oharsed Wlta muraer .on nine
1 v- -i--a,ir u. A:: Ji.. 9Bnu
J.... onriii.iniranrttnt hliur - thi -
1 - . - i . - '
1 n n rw rAauri hiiu.i a i, i Hrtiuiriu .
een ehed in the; struggles 4o
thtow off the ihaeklea of?glavefy
-whioh, the English king and : v Par-
d with a pieoe orfj cnalk wrote!
the baok of it; f 'O b1oh15W
- 1lhSf eJ
i v 5v . . . - -
of Mrs. Steele But it has not
been in possession of the family
f: r many years. When Dr. Foote
wrote his Sketches of North Caro
lina, in 1846, it was i;i the post-
office at Charlotte. Wfi9n UoJ,
Wheeler published his History of
xt .1. aJZinu in-iftKi if. -I. in
XI Ua, I U V v - - " J -'MV
Swain, the president
varsity at Chapel
' x I Vi i. -. ha nn in t ri a h.n4.
rCCUCDll II1TTCDC lit lUfCDCeTi?'
iouimmi. via! ii,no ur inii.oi4i'
Big ten8 Beduced 1q littls Paragnphs
TWenlry isfloodied Irt every, di
rection i Thef Chippewa
itsinaxidVu in .
streets as the result - of an
een-nour 'ram. mere is w
of Albert vflle have coyered ; Ithi
lii'ftl internatidnair missionary
union while in aeasioif in": iiVash-
ingtotf, assesed; respluii
testms against .Ihei- .iwpfA'm'eri-'
wai occasioned by tbe ;order of
Secretary Knox seat to consals
one iirectiog ..tnejtoinopg
nite r the-brewera- anion. . Secrer
tary of ;Agrii?uHdrer Wilson rVilso
was t criticised. - for accepting. the
honorary presidency ..of : the
brewers congress. v r :
'' Escorted by more than one
hundred members of naval organi
zations, including seven hundred
midshipmen from Annapolis, the
body cf Rear Admiral Winfield
Soott Schhy Thursday afternoon
was tasen irom nis nome in
Washington to St . John's church
where the funeral services were
held and thence to Arlington
where it was committed to earth
with all the ceremony and dis
play due his rank.
Poison from the handling of
money caused the death Friday,
at Waltham. Mass., of Geo. H.
Farnham, treasurer of the Wal
tham County Co-operative bank.
Mr. Farnham scratched a pimple
nt ear while- counting.
It developed into blood j
and eventually Brigbt's
Secretary Meyer has announced
that the navy estimates for the
next year provides for two battle
ships of the same size a those in
the last appropriation. These
ships are of the super-Dread-
year will not exoeed the appro-1
priations for last year. . .
Fonr inoneg of snow covered
Northern ranee of the Adiron-
:n Vnrlr Sutnrdav
It is the heaviest precipitation,'
t us time of the year in ten years.
Two thousand . inhabitants of
Black - Kiver . Jaus, wisoorsm,
ar- without food or shelter: after
leave to mor sow for Lenoir,
UlliB, 'WKUUUiug tuo watuii .uui
the flood of Black River overrun
the town. The town continues
off from, the world .The -mayor
sent' cut an appeal for assistance,
Saying the peopld need food- and
tents in which to live until homes
are rebuilt .
r Los Angelea, Cal. , Oct.7. Al
tofnWs for the McNamar broth-
t.n - . - .
tht ih ane be tried in
. ka.ibl.w H.W. v yrm - .
gome other department orthe'.su
1 . . - - . .. - , -.
perwr:- court. . The filing of the
mane oy jm,wiuvjb uu
Dav jbt&? defensefor change
is .generally con r
that the : 1 ary will ; not - bi
pleted bffore the first or sec- t0 hQ!p others is vprooL: Among Fridkv of the murder of Alex Har
waekin Deoembsr and thut tbem is Mrs. W. W.-Gouldilof riaaTfot. "9.fW! lex liar-
7 1 rmA nra
trials, wiit'iast ror . nve or six
months. : ; : . ' ; "
It'i Equal Don't ExUt.
N- one has ever made a salve,
orntmnt or balm to compare with
Bucklen's Arnica Salve. ItVihr
.tk hotiof a finta. norna?
u IWUW aw a. v -
I nti.nn.i4 Hanrli rsr nflnl
t Try it. Only 25c at All Druggists,
01 Governor Burns, JSraises .-Darep, oaios,,i re?.J! lx&y?YWuPlK' 'B.U u? V"Z,""W" "r"
of the Uni- Boils, Ulcers, EciemaSalt Rhe
Hill. It is um. For Sore eyeeOoicu cores, i in; kb"bibi , vt
niRCDCnPl C flF 1! 5F BiTflPRnSFEHTfcJH
whosedam bursted last Batarday.
wlih tnecridce of acoretof HveV
thrwtenel to levelAustinlin
later is brought againstlt. -5 'f
message that ; has beenapread to
the hbmQleis and helpless citizens
of ; Anstin; Stopi this talk of
criminal responsibility, stand 'np
fcr the company that built Austin
4na;we will lurnish funds -tor re-
.ouiidingi - we win v open r . our
mills," is" the other side of the
bargain. ; Tjtkat was ihe bargain
proposed to. a? prominent' citezen
pf Potter oounty by one of the?
Bayless attorneys, v.:
' Another amazing story was in
-circulation to'the eff jot that Dis-
trict Attorney Nelson had declar
ed that the purpose of the coro
ner's inquest was hot to fix the
criminal responsibility for the dis
aster. When asked about the
story he said : "In" my position
as district attorney I have no 1 cell
ing of persecution against anyboby
I shall simply do my duty. The
purpose of this inquest is simply
so ascertain it there had been a
destruction of property and if any
persons lost their lives iu conse-
auence. and also to asertain wnat
has been the cause of this destruc
tion of property and loss of life.
Since it mis;ht have been caused
bv neelieenoe on the part of the
owners of the dam or in the con
struction of the dam, or both, all
these may have been to blame or
the cause may have been beyond
the Control of any one and conse
I ouentlV-A Calamity for, which no
one she uld be censured."
Austin. Pa., Oct. 5. In a
day's work of overhauling the
wreckage here, due to the break
ing of the dam last Saturday and
the resultant flood, five additional
bodies were aooounted for today.
Four complete bodies and the
nether limbs of a woman are in
the morgue tonight in suh condi
tion that their immediate dispo-
fliin na ueea
dead recovered to date number
fifty, with about twenty-five more
to be accounted for . according to
the census by which the oauali
ties are ohecked off.
' Rev. Peeler 6oes ToLuoir.
Rev. A. S .Peeler, who recent 1 y
resigned the pastorate of the R91
formed :i church - in ; Waughtowu,
where he goes to accept the pasto
rate of the reformed church there.
Mr. Peeler's pastorate .in Waugh:
town was highly sucoMsfui. He
served the congregation most ac .
ceptably f "r more than , three
yeaN aad.it was tlaring' his pasto
rale that a splend;d or 10k church
was erected at a coil of four thou-
dollars or more. Som9 of
?f" - , -
tha nnnnv war horrownn f rnm the
' . - -
r r r - T, ' .: . .
Only two yean hive elapsed, linee
the h oris 3 of worship war complet
ed and only one httodred d Hariri
'remains unpaid and half f thiB
amount is in hand.
R9V I D. Bv, Bowers, of High
foint. baa bfeeiv'eiedted to tucceed
Rev. Peeler and it is thought that
ne win accepi, .it insBoa oenuubi
isthe;WorId Qrawtng Better? -
Many thi ngs go So prove th at it
- ,'ThA wav thousands are trvins
The way thousands are trying
pittfield. N . l Fmding good
- health by taking Electric BittarsVI of.bouth Creek and abent forty
she now advises other sufferers,'
years I suffered with stomach, ahdl exton 0a colored church there
kidney y fmdKr m;h onr.' hw
every w ucop-;wy -rf"1?
II took Elect no Bitters ButlhisfoaM9ft woman, Josephine lates,
I .&' AmiuIW'-knfnAwl MMnAi ' I .amaa4a4'a 4-Ka Alltlffnh Kail
I ilver (IUU KIUUUV IHUJeUY tllSt 8 I lb IB BtllU, jluuw&ou urn uo. uunu
i 60o at All Druggists.
ne superior court. . He used a
,5eam ownea oy Morris to nam tne .
tobacco, but Morrii j cliami" to. .
know nothiDg of the presence ; of
the tobacco in his stable. ' There
.have been other thefts recently .
from the railroad 'yards and
special agents ..of . the company
are here doing lome fine-tooth
searohing for the thieves. .
It develops that the tax valna-
ion of property in Raleigh for
1911 is $10,710,461 as compared
with $10,084,086 under the for-
Raleigh entertained Saturday
nearly six hundred jackies from
the United States navy warning
ship Franklij, they being here
for the A. & M. football game
whioh took place Saturday after
noon. Arriving at 1240 cn a
special train thd tailors marched
through the city to capital square
where a wreath was plaoad on the
statute of Worth Bagley and then
they proceeded to Nash'sqnaie
where the ladies served a filler to
(hem and presented each with a
"Wide-a-Wake Raleigh" silk
On November 1, the Observer
Company is to undergo a reor
ganization. On that date Maj.
James C. Hemphill is to become
the editor of the Observer and A.
E. Gonzales is to anaume the of
fice o publisher aud managing
director. Both of these gentle
men become stockholders in the
company. Two other new stock
holders will be George Stephens
and Word H. Wood. D. A.
Tompkins will not only retain
stock in the company bnt the pa
per will continue to have the
benefit of his loLg experience
with it. Major Hemphill is one
of the best known and one of the
ablest editors in tne south, hav
ing won renown as editor of the
Charleston News and Courier, on
which paper he spent twenty years
of his journalistic career. For
two years he has been editor of
the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
J. Z Green, State organizer of
the North Carolina Farmers'
Union,, who was in Greensboro
for the meeting of the executive
council, gave out the following
statement in regard to the work
of the organization : MThe Far
mers union continues to gain
strength, both A inj'.ne.w and i-. old
territory. We now have more
than 2,000 chartered local .anions
iu the Btate. . We.,have ttken:. in
14,000 members in 1 North Caro
lina since tha annnil- meeting in
Greenab aro last December. .
. Thorn well Atid fewtr a 'Greena-
J bow young man. wha
north and learped the art of' ima
with him a new Cartiis 7 biplind;
w-hiioh belongs - to ' therIiindsey
Hoys Aviation company,: of tjhat
city.f Mr; Andrews has assem
bled the machine - in - the fair
f grounds and is miking two flights1
liailv. practisinz ter the Central
Carol na fair thie - wek. -Mr,-
. - .fu ftiBn rnf.nrflh. (tlirm
of this sectidir'an'd' give 'ecfaibi
tions of flying. ' - ' i ? -
News reached Washington city
---i-- - . - . . . . . . .
"" Vv r v "f.
Creek and abent
seems, that Harper, who was
ing his escape immediately.
.. . "