A Home Newspaper Published in the Interest of the Peopie And for Honesty in Governmental Affaire
VOL. VII NO. 61.
Salisbury N, O., Wednesday, December 6th, 1911.
WM.H, STtWART, EDITOR
GENERAL MATTERS OF INTEREST.
Big Etants Rsdocei tolittla Paragraphs
fur the Readers sf This Paper.
Declaring; that he will not per
form the marriage ceremony for
couples who cannot show him that
thy are in suitable physical con
dition to be wedded, Rev. George
R. Mason, pastor of the Green
Harbor Unitarian church, Tuef
day announced his intention of
having the conference of his de
nomination take a definite stand
ou the matter.
When a white streak flashed by
the judge' j stand Monday at the
fiuish of the seventh Vanderbilt
Gnp race, the American automo
bile w-rld hailed Ralph K. Mul
ford, driver of' Lozier car, as a
ihw champion, Mulford cover
ed 202 miles at abcnt 74:G3
mils an hour.
Laor trwuMes in the cral
camp of Northern Colorado,
wher a strike hue bee a in prog
rest for s;me time, havt reached
a stag where th i adv.ea'.iiity cl
calliug for trpj !9 bi i col-
idbrad according t- news r-ceiv-ed
at Duvtr Tu-bJuv. ,At L uiB
ville, Col , the situation is regard
ed as particular sr xica... lb
mines ther art uwiied y a Wy
miug orpcrari u. PiHsidj.
Browu ot toe company eatd ui -less
conditions, improve within
the uext two days I e w-Uid asL
Governor Sbaforth for the pro
tection of Federal troo; a u
which be say th c-mpauy, as a
urn-resident property holder, it
Girl rd Tinchot personal aud
political friend of CjI. Theodora
Roosevelt, in a speech in New
? flat-footed tor U lited State
) beuator Robert M. L.Follette, of
Wisconsin, as the uttx1; republi
cau candidate for the presidency.
Ban Edward, a Kentucky
moonshh er, who is serving a life
(sentence in the state penitentiary,
Waa recently caught makiug whis
key in his cell in the prison. He
used a hot water bottle and
A 82-pound bird that is declar
eid to be the best of the New Eng
land turkey crop this year arriv
ed at the White House to grace
the Thanksgiving table Wednes
day. Following his usual cus
tom the president had on'y the
members 'of his family and one
or two intimate friends for din
The proposal that the $190,000
fur,d subscribed by labor unions
to 4id in the defense of the Mc
Nanara brothers be turned over
t6 be relatives of victims of the
Lot Angeles Times disaster was
endorsed at a meeting of the
Central Labor Union of Brook
lvn; Sunday. The McNamara
brothers ware severely arraigned
and the sympathy and support of
the Brooklyn' unions was prom
ised to President Gompers of the
The first regular session of the
Sixty-second Congress, convened
t noon Monday. Practically
every membir was in his seat and
the galleries as usual were crowd
ed. Legislative machinery is in
readiness for a long session,
Speaker Clark and other leaders
having predicted that adjourn
ment may not come until after
the naticnal conventions of the
two . big political parties have
been held. This has not hap
pened since 1888.
A plea for the free use by all
nation of the completed Panama
canal is made by John Barrett,
director general of the Pan
American Union, in a statement
to b publishrd Monday in the
official bulletin of the Pan
American Union. Mr. Barrett
has made a study of the canal
situation in its relation to all re
publics in North and 8c nth
America. - He urges that Con
gress make the canal free to all
commerce. In case such a plan
m not favored, he nrges a raint-
tnum toll rate, not to exceed 50
or 75 cents a net ton. for foreign
trade and free passage for all
American ships engaged in coast
SCHOOL FOR TRAINING NUSES.
Training Norses, Free Scholarships, la
creased Earning Power.
The Philadelphia School for
Nurses, 2219 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia, anuouncea that en
rollment for the spring classes
will shortly beam . This institu
tion is reoognized and endorsed
by leading phys'cians everywhere.
Free scholarships in the two-year
coarses are available and provide
room, board laundering, inci
dental expenses and railroad fare
home on completion of the course.
A home-study oourse and a resi
dent short course are also pro
vided The s:hool provides full
instruction under lafe and whole
some conditions and opens the
way to almost immediate finan
cial betterment for thoBe who
need to increase their earning
A special short coarse class
opens February 21st., 1012. This
class is formed at the request of
leading physicians who are anxious
that some provision be made to
meet the increasing demand for
uurses in all sections. This is an
opening which will be appreci
ated by those who need to quick
ly prepare themselves for self
support and nursing duty. An
illustrate! number of the school
oulletia, which is sent free to in
terested persons, g'ves all the de
tail. Th j Mad Printer and tie Mer.y Comic.
' Charles Noell, at one time a
vry prominent citizen of this
city, has taken up his residence
at. Raleigh. Deputy .Sheriff
Frdd Sink saw him safely to his
new home last week. It so hap
pened thit a certain mad prin
terman. forever nameless in these
columns, was on tbe same train,
journeying down toward the
wilds of Bcrlmgton. Our unfor
tunate fellow-citisen was in a
wondr us merry mood consider
ing the fact that he faced fifteen
years of labor for the gocd of his
state, a sentence, by the way,
that almost broke the .judge's
heirt t) impose, because that was
all the law would allow. The ex
white slaver talked incessantly to
his attentive escort, and the prin
ter heard and meditated in si
lence. 'In five years I'll write you
irom spam," connaea tne con
vict to tbe officer.
The printer brooded .
This is my third trip to Ral
eigh," continued the convict's
chatter, 1 I guess it's three times
The printer woke from his rev-
ery. "No, Charley," he said re
flectively, shffting His cigar to
the northwest oorner of his
mouth, "no, Charley, for you it's
three times and in."
And golden silence settled
down to stay. Lexington Dis
Husband Kills Wife's Lover.
J. E. Martin, of Rockingham
ccunty, tooacco salesman, com
ing out a private room in a Mem
phis hotel Sunday, met the hus
band of the woman he was in the
room with, and was killed in his
tracks by the hasband, whose
nama is E. I. Nonemacker. Mrs
Nonsmacher saved herself bv
locking the door quickly.
We offer One Hundred Dollar
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that cannot be cored bv Hall's
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blood and mucous surface of the
system Testimonials sent free.
Price 75a. per bottle. Sold by
Take Hall's Family Pills for
THE WAGES OF SIN ISOEATH.
Your Sin Will Find
Jirvery day there is some sure
proof of the truth of the Word.
The temptation, even to good
men to doubt whether the Scrip
tures apply to the deedi of men
of this generation is very great,
and to men of loose morals and
immoral lives there seems to be
ever a belief that the Ten Com
mandments and the Word of God
bare "played out" or there is
manifested suoh indifference of
consequences as in their case
amounts to unbelief. Men are
every day devouring widows'
homes, treating their neighbors
unfairly, violating every one of
the Ten Commandments and lead
ing wanton dissolute lives, with
never a tnougnt mat there is a
judgment to come, and that, for
overy crime committed whether
seen by the eyes of men or not, a
penalty must be exacted. A long
time ago William Wirt declared
"murder will out," and he pic
tured how one way or another the
man who had stained his hands
with the blcod of his brother,
even if there were no witnesses to
the crime and no evidence against
him, proof of the crime would
come to light and he would have
t) bear the punishment fr the
violation of God's .law "Thou
shalt not kill."
Not in many years has there
been so striking and emphatic a
proof of the truth, "Be sure your
in will find you out," as in the
career of Henry Beattie, who was
electrocuted in Richmond yester
day tor the murder of his young j
wife. The son of an honest and
useful citizen, reared in a pious
home, he became in his youth
dissolute and immoral. He
thought because he had money.
and, because for a time, his sins
did not bar him from good society
or forfeit him his father' love, or
bring punishment upon him. that
he could continue in his wanton
ways, but before be died he wrote
a letter to one of nit former com
panions in vice that he had lived
to see the truth of the Scriptures,
"The wages of sin is death."
His life should be a lesson to
all yound men who are lacking in
moral stamina and purity of life.
A day of reckoning surely comes
to all men, and while Beattie's
punishment was greater beoause
of the culmination of his sin than
comes to the average immoral
man no man can violate the
commandments of God without in
one way or another,, being foroed
to pay the penalty. "Be sure
your sin will find you out," is
always true as is the other truth,
"The wages of sin is death."
Raleigh News and Observer.
Potatoes Beat Cotton.
W. D. Barfield, of Ten Mile,
was in town Friday and brought
to the Robesoman office three
"Norton yam" potatoes that
weigh about 8 pounds eaob, and
b9 says that he has plenty more
at home like 'em. He says that
he thinks, generally speaking, a
good crop of potatoes has been
made in th Ten Mile section .
He made 140 bushels on one acre
and says that N. A. Townsena,
also of1 Ten Mile, made over 00
bushels on an acre. It has not
been many days since Fuller
Locklear, Indian, who lives on
route 2 from Lumberton, brought
to town a "yam" potatoe that
weighed 8 pounds. So potatoes,
this year, must be growing large
and plentiful, for a money crop
it looks like potatoes would beat
cotton this year, for potatoes are
now selling for 50 cents per bush
el aLd those marketed early
brought $1, easy. Lumberton
A Terrible Blunder
to neglect liver trouble. Never
do it. Take Dr. K iug's New Life
Pills on tbe first sign of constipa
tion, biliousness or inactive bow
els and prevent virulent indigee-
tion jaundioe or gall stones
They regulate liver, stomach and
bowels and build up your health.
Oaly 25o at all druggiiti.
Tbe Week In Schoof.lC
M mday's Adenoidal Day--'.
Bring I andages and salve
For Dootcr Jones wU cutaway
The adenoids you have. "
No dcubt you will be overjoyed,
-When Doctor Jones is through,
To know no fretful adenoid
Again will trouble you. ;
Tuesday will be Tonsil Day
Of that please make a note;
For Dr. Brown will out away
The tonsils from each throat.
Bring cottoo, lint and vaseline.
This class meets sharp at ten,
And tonsils will be snipped off
Nor trouble you again.
Wednesday is Appendix Day
For Classes A and B ;
When Dr. bmith will cut away
Please Don't forget the day, as
The classes meet at ten.
Bring needles and a spool of
To sew you up again .
Thursday's Antitoxin Day
So kinily be prepared;.
Bring gause and antiseptic spray.
All right arms will be bared.
Or left arms if you so elect.
Be punctual, pray do :
For Dootor Puncture will inject
ihe serum sharp at two.
Friday's Vacoination Day
Formal! and winter terms:
Those who have fresh soara will
For antityphoid germs-
Half a bUlion's the amount.
Classes meet at four.
Dr. Green will make the count
Dr. Gray will poor.
Saturday's Reaction Day-
Thermometers at three;
Bring stethoscopes and Dr. Gray
Will make blood-counts, to see
How science triumphs o'er dis
How antitoxins rule.
Now mark the weeklv nrotrram.
Mr a i
And don't ba late for school .
Saturday Evening Post.
Where Is Beatllo Now?
"If Henry Clay Beattie's con
ession was a resonoiliation with
God, he was saved," said Dr.
John E. White in his sermon at
the Second Baptist church Sun
"I do not know whether he was
saved or not. for I do not know
what transpired in the Becret
chamber of his soul. Bat with
my bible before me, I do know
that there was an arm long
enough to have reached out and
drawn him into heaven at the
"I know that aooording to our
ideas of human justice he should
suffer hell. But merov. not ins-
tice rules heaven."
Dr. White dearly made the dis
tinction that Beattie oould have
confessed the truth to the crime to
the world without finding God,
"But he could not have reaohed
God without confessing the truth
to mankind," he said.
"But even if he gained salva
tion he lost his life. Salvation
oan not lift the stain from his
memory or the sorrow from his
aged father's heart."
In oocolusion, Dr. White said that
he did not believe Beattie would
suffer eternal fires in hell, if he
were lost, but that his soul would
move on through the infinite in
an eternal pursuit of sin. &
He began his sermon by reading
the story of the crucifixion, im
pressing the attitude of the thief
who repented at the last moment.
Saved His Wife's Life.
"My wife would have been
her grave to-day,'1 writes 0.
Brown, of Muscadine, Ala., "if it
had not been for Dr. King's New
Discovery. She was down in her
bed, not able to get up without
help. She had a severe bronchi
al trouble and a dreadful cough
I got her a bottle of Dr. King's
New Discoverv. and she soon be
gan to mend, and was well in
short time." Infailable for
coughs and colds, its tha most re
liable remedy on earth .for del
perate lung trouble, hemorsges,
lagrippe, asthama, hay fever,
croun and wooping cough. 60c.
$1.00. Trial bottle free. Guar
anteed by all drugxiiti.
BEATTIE'S LAST WORDS.
OoTirnor Did Not Interfere
Richmond, Va Nov. 23. The
following is given to the world as
the last message of Henry Clay
Beattie, Jr. :
"Try to think a little kindly of
me. I am goiug to die to-morrow
morning. This is the last
day I shall pass on this earth and
I am glad the torment is so near
"It would mean a lot to me if
I could only know that even a
few people do not hate and de
spise me ; that they even feel a
little pity for me as I am going to
"I never was much of a talker,
but I want to try to say some
thing for any sympathizers I may
have, if it is nothing more than
"You can understand that at a
time like this I am not able to
think of muoh beside what I am
faciDg, so make allowances if I
talk sort of rambling .
"Bat do not think I'm afraid
to die. I am not. It is awful,
of course, but here I am, con
demned tojdie, and I feel that it
will be a positive relief. I appre
ciate the well-meauine efforts
that have been made to seoure
olemenoy from the governor, but
I oan honestly say today that I
am glad now that he refused to
do anything for me in the way of
postponing what is to happen to
morrow. It has been hard to
stand, but I think I can keep on j
for the remaining few hours .
"And I have made my peace
and am not worrying about the
hereafter, for, thanks to the ef
forts of my two friends the min
isters who have come to see me. I
have come to look at matters
differently, and the Bible has
brought comfort aud assurance
that it will be well with me.
"I realise that I have led a bad
life and that I have beec careless.
If I had cared less for being a
sport I would not have been here
today. But regret can not chaage
things. I oan only say that I am
I am not posing as a saint,
but I can honestly say this also :
haye no bitter feeling towaid
anv one in the world.
"One of my greatest sorrows
now is the knowledge of the last
ing suffering I have brought upon
my dear father; my father who
always loved me so much . I
love him and always did, bat I
took a poor way of showing it."
Work of the Healers in
Two reputable farmers relate
three instances of the work of the
sc-caUed "healers" in this
county during the paBt few
months. They stated that one
Iroman, who was in a delioate
oondition, was convalescing from
typhoid fever, when the "healer"
gathered and after going through
their ceremoneis, told her to arise
and walk, that she was healed.
She declared herself unable to do
so, but was persuaded to get up,
and' she walked across the room,
but on starting baok to the bed
fell in a faint with the result that
would naturallv follow in such a
case. She ultimately reoovered,
however, under the care of the
physicians. Another woman
suffering with typhoid, was per
anaded to eo to a meeting of the
"healers," where she was healed
and in the excitement deolared
herself healed. The next day she
had a relapse and died of hemor
rhage. The third instance was
where a dead woman was raised
from the dead "on the third day,"
and preparations for the event
wore made, but the "neaier" re
ceived an urgent message from a
siok relative and had to forego
the resurrection exercises. These
facts are vouohed for ly the men
who told them. If indeed such
thinffa are true, it is marvelous
0 - -
that our people can so far take
laave ot their senses as to partici
pate in - Buoh stuff .Catawba
BRYAN AGAINST CLARK.
Col. Bryan Is Dissatisfied Willi the Way
Speaker Cla k Is Running Things.
William Jennings Bryon has
now turned against Champ Olark,
one of his own moBt trustworthy
and blind followers through all
the years of his primacy in the
Democratic party. He does not
use tne way unamp is running
the business of the Demooratio
House at Washington, thinks
Champ is hot enough like old Joe
Cannon, and that his usefulness
is impaired by his efforts "to pre
serveharmony among the demo
3rats in the House." The Speak
er's lack of progressive leadership
is bad enough but his disposition
to preserve harmony is "mostdan-
gerous." His failure in the first
respect "tends to make him a neg
stive quantity, but the second
may convert him into a positive
force for harm." The great Ns
braekan reasons in his Commoner
in this way about Speaker Clark :
"If he conceives his highest duty
to be to preserve harmony he will
exert his influence to prevent the
consideration of any measure up
on wnian uemoorats are aividee
the trust puestion, for instance,"
Wherefore, Mr. Bryan exclaims
and inquires: "The people need a
champion sn the House; to whom
will the honor go?"
Mr. Byran is distinctly unfair
to Speaker Clark and to the Dem-
oaratic members of Uongreas as
well. During the late extraordi
nary sessions the Speaker admin
istered his office with great wis
dom and with sincere purpose to
discharge all the duties devolving
upon him, and did it so well as to
surprise many of those who did
not have muoh faith, before his
election as Speaker, iu his leader-
hip. There was not a time dur
ing the deliberations of the House
when he when failed in any re
spect to meet his responsibilites
and to encourage the members of
his party to redeem their , pledges
to the people ; and working with
him on the floor of the House was
Underwood who displayed re
markable ability as a militant
leader of the party. In these two
faithful and able men the people
have as their leaders both Moses
and Aaron, and they are honored
in such servants .
Clark and Underwood desire
with all their hearts doubtless
that a sorely divided party shall
be brought together again, and
surely we have been divided long
enough to make a holiday for the
glory of one man, and he would
be a sorry Democrat and a sorrier
oit'zen who would resist the a-
doption of policies that ould re
establish harmony in the party.
The Democrats have more than a
hundred champions in tb.6 House,
a well-organized aud loyal major
ity which has more than once giv
en fair notice to Mr. Byran and
all other marplots that they are
quite able to discharge their du
ties without tne leadership which
has kept the party in the ditch for
fif teen long and weary and hope
less years. Charlotte Observer.
Timely Poultry "Don'ts."
Don't feed damaged grain.
Don't crowd your fowls on
Don't allow the male3 to
ran with .the flock except
Don t have dirty nests or
nedts exposed to the light.
Don't allow sick birds with
Don't neglect to find the
cause when things go wrong.
Don't throw grain on the
bare floor or the ground,
make the birds scratch for it
in deep litter.
Don't overfeed, but be sure
you feed enough.
Don't forget to feed regs
Don't count your chickens
before they are hatched.
Don't et a hen wheie other
fowls can molest her.
Don't bank on "twice two
are four" in poultry raising.
j Don't expect to succeed
without some hard work and
study. Uncle Jo. in The
Items ot Interest 6athered Froatht Atlan
tic to the Appalachians.
It is announced that the John
Deere Company, manufacturers
of plows and farming machinery,
will open a branch office and
warehouse in Greensboro for
John Moxley Sunday shot and
killed Mitohell Wilson, a reipeot
able farmer of Glade Greek
township, Alleghany county.
They had left a store together.
No one saw the shooting. Deputy
Sheriff Tompkins has arrested
Moxley and is holding him for
preliminary trial. Moxley, who
was said to be drunk, olaimed it
was an accident, but he will be
tried for murder.
Mitohell Burleson and his two
sons of the Linville City country,
bagged two bears last week. The
bears taken this fall are the fat
test ever seen, there having been
an unusually heavy mast. Win
ter with deep snows having come
up there, the hunting season is
The champion corn grower in
North Carolina this year is Chas.
Parker, 16 years old, of Hertford
county, who gathered 288 bush
els of corn from an acre.
Wednesday evening Samuel L.
Smith, a young white man of
Tuckertown was taken to Lexing
ton on the Southbound train and
turned over to Dr. B. J. Buchanan
for treatment. His right foot was
found to be horribly crushed and
mangled and an operation was
necessary . The aooident occurred
at Tuckertown. Mr. Smith was
walking along the track as the
train was pulling into ths station,
going in the same direction as the
train. A cinder struck him in
the eye, blinding' him tor a mo
ment and he stumbled and fell.
His right foot slipped under the
grinding wheels and was crashed
For the surpriiing excellence of
his reoently published book "The
Life and Works of Bernard Shaw"
as compared, with the literary ef
fort of other North Carolinians
during the paBt year the Patter
son memorial oup was awarded to
Dr. Archibald Henderson of the
chair of mathematics, University
of North Carolina, Monday at the
annual meeting of the North
Carolina Literary and Historical
Beattla Told Details.
Riohmond, Va., Deo. 1.
Special. The News-Leader here
to-day prints the outline of what
is said to have been a detailed
and private confession left by
Henry Clay Beattie, Jr., for the
perusal of his family alone.
Aooording to this alleged con
fession Beattie decided two weeks
before the crime was osmmitted
to kill his wife. The details of
the murder ooinoide almost pre
cisely with the theory of the: case
set out by the State at the trial.
Beattie induced his cousin Paul
to buy the gun and hide it behind
a stump on the Midlothian turn
He is said to have stated that
he shot his wife full in the face
as she was stepping from the au
tomobile and that she fell back
ward into the road. Beattie de
nied that he first knocked her
down, a story whioh gave him
"muoh annoyance, implying
cowardice." Beattie is also said
to have denied that he sat upon
his wife's body during the wild
drive to Riohmond. He is said to
have asserted that his marriage
was comparatively loveless and
was foroed upon him by his
father's earnest wishes.
Bads Winter' Troubles.
To many, winter is a season of
trouble. The frost bitten toes
and fingers, chapped hands- and
lips, chilblains, cold-sores, red
and rouga skins, prove this. But
such troubles fly before Buckle,!'!
Arnica Salve. A trial convinces.
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Piles, Cuts, Sores, Bruises, Ecze
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imm il-""" W "