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S.JHS 'It- OFt Bffil IN GREENiBOBO.
TIb Councils in mimbj will S6ni Dele-
- ,ftVS4 Will iWa!1 DanriiMlitfli V
5Q104 OUU niU UO nWH nUJIIUOUUlUA.
The Hth annual session of the
state council, Sons and Daugh
ters of Liberty I convene- in
Greensboro,, pn next .Thursday
May22tbj' session, continuing
until the b u s i n e s s "lias
been transacted It is expected
that a large pumber of delegates
representjngithfe various councils
in the state ' will be in attend
ance. The organization was former
ly an auxiliary of ;" the Junior
Order, but a nurirb'er of yerffs
and beratne a separate organiza
tion. It is a rAtriotic organtza
tion, its objects being in nature
similar to that of the Jr O U A
M, afld in. many places is still re
garded as -an. auxiliarjr,
This is the first time the State
organization Was ever ' held in
Greensboro, but there are several
councils in the county, one be
intr in , '"Greensboro and one at
' The officers-! tire council are:
H O Sapp, Winston, state coun
cillor; J B Craver, Winston, vice
councilor, J F .Reynolds, Win
ston. junior sfa'te councilor; A W
Cole'. Burling ten secretary; A P
Hartline. Salisbury,' treasurer,
VV E Hitishavv, of Revolution,
is "haTrniHn of life finance com
jTiittee; K Kuss, Wilmington
3aw omnii'tpe Miss Elsie Sink,
iliyrrf Point; tappefals committee;
Si? -Cray ton.; Proximity creden
tials com mi t tee.
Tiiers Can be no Doubts About the Results in
Results. tell the tale.
All doubt is removed.
The testimony of a Salisbury
Citizen ' '-.
()a,n easily be investigated.
What better proof can be had?
Mrs W F Gauble, 4:9 N Long
St, says: 'My, little boy . had a
bad spell of kidne.y i rouble some
time ago7 He cmp! lined of his
hick hurting him ?.nd he was
yery weak. His kidneys were
also weak and he seemed to
have no control over the secre
tions and they were scanty and
high colored. I was told to irtvo
him Doan's Kidney Pills a-ul .
some at the Smith Dvu i v o.
After giving him a few : scs his
back "V became5 stion' r ai..d he
acted tlike hime'f H':ain. His
kidneys were reuiated, toe."
60c, at all ' dViers. Foster
Milburn Co M forrs. Buffalo, N. Y
Presbyterians Will Meet in Charlotte Nex
New Orleans. May 19. Chai
lotte, N C, was selected today
as the meeting- place next year of
the general assembly of the
southern Presbyterian church in
59th annual session here.
The assemblvlate today decid
ed io postpone until tomorrow
action on committee recomrnenda
tions lor - federat'ori with the
Northern Presbyterian church.
Rev W.R Dob'yns of St Joseph,
Mo., announced that in even, the
assembly rejects federation with
all Presbyterian bodies, he pro
? poses to preent a plan for or
panic union with the. Northern
Suggestion for a Camping Trip.
1 Buy a bottle of Chamberlain's
;Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy be
fore leaving home. As a rule it
cannot oe ooiatnea wnen on s
bunting, fishing or prospecting
trip. Neither can it be obtained
.whiie aboard on the cars or steam
phtps and at such lime and plac
v'CS it is most likely to be needed.
The .safe way is to have it with
THE LUTHERAN SYNOD.
A Larse Attendance and Great Enthusiasm at
'ill ' SrviAfl i
mi uuiiiuvih . .
Tb N Drth Carlina Lutheran
Syuod'coDclnded its 116 an
nnal fiasioo Saturday eve
nirjR. Ou Sunday the ordi
nationerjsrice was held at
which three young men
were setapart for the work
Friday was a most interest-
kig 'day.v A large part of the
time was spent with the repv
resentatives of the: United
Lutheran church in -Ameri
ca in connection of the worlr
as relatedlo the North Caro
lina Synod. Dr A Pohlmann
of Philadelphia, presented
the plans of the new body to
provide a relief and pension
fund tor Ministerial Relief.
Dr Charles K. Hay of Baltic
mtfrr;,. presented the claims of
the Deaconess work upon the
ouiif women within the Sy
Hon: C MEfiid of Colura
bia, S C, explained the plans
nid work of the Executive
Committee i? the United Lu
theran church. He stated
that his committee had laid
;ni apportionment upon the
di-trict Synods amoutiirg; to
one and half miliion" dollars.
T e North Carolina Synod is
asked to coutrihute more
han eighteen thousand dol
lars of that amount. He al
so stated th at,. M on t A moen a
He!rWary 5nld 0reei ve
thousand dollars of tliat
amount. He also stated 1hat
Mont Amoena Seminary
would receive one thousand
dollars annually from the
general board and tewCplleJ
jariats lustnute would prob
ably receive a similar
TIif rep rt of the Finance
(Jommitee of th North Caro
liua Synod was received with
great enthusiasm. The in
csease in the volume of busi-nfcFc-
and the demands of the
limes led the Layman who
wire on that Committee' to
recommend a plan
by whijh tlie whole time
of the Presirieut of the Synod
could be given to the work of
his office. The Syuod adopt
ed the plan by a vote that
was almost unanimous. The
president will receive a sala
ry for his :time and will re-linquij-h
his . work in the
parish thus giving his entire
time to the work of the Sy
nod. On Wednesday evening an
impressive memorial .service
was held in honor of the
men of the Synod who gave
their life an'1 eervice in the
world war. Th' service wa
iu chaige of the pre'dnnt
as.-iei by P D Ihn of
Migh Point, N 0, whom th
president had appointed to
gather data and prepare ior
the srrvice A beautiful ser
vice flag was unveiled.
Charts were displayed show
ing the names of thpsd w'l0"
had lost their Uives and the
congregations of which they
were members, the totals of j
wounded, and also numcer
of thoe in service. 'lhis Sv
nod gave to the army and the
navy 654 men. A foice-'ul
rn h rn a H h v t h p
WrlS indue uy lUe
newly elected president, RevlIKt5lS?'tMr,Slied on all std W thrift Stemn! -"e--i
1920 Lutheran Synod to lllset io
The annual conference of the
North Carolina Lutheran Synod
closed its. business sessions at the
Union church Sundav. It. Was
decided to hold the 1920 annual
convention in China Grove.
The features of the final day
was. the reading- of reports by -va;
rious committees in connection,
with the merger of the United
church. - "J;
'The new president. Rev J B
Morgan, was inducted into office"
The office of the president had
been placed on a salary basf;and
the incumbent will be released
from all pastoral, duties for thei
term of four jy ears.
Today three young men, re-,
cent graduates of the theological
seminary, will be ordained, The
ordination sermon will be preafih
edby ftev R A Goodman of Mt
Do Your Best.
t"Eyeyone should do all he can
to provide for his famil3r. and in
order to do this he must keep
his physical system in the best
condition possible. No one can
reasonaoly hope to do muchl
when he is half sich a good share
of toe time. If you are consti
pated, bilious or troubled with
iridigestion get a package of
Chamberlain's Tablets and foM
lb W' the plain printed directions.4
and;you will soon be feeling al
right and able to do
a dav 'si
After Weathering 60-Mile Gale the
Enters. Ponta Delsada Under Own Power.
.. Washington, May 19. Afier
weathering a 60 mile gale and
heavy seas, the." missing seaplane
NC-3, flagship of the American
naval translantic flight squad
ron, entered Ponta Delgada har
bor today under her own power
uearly 60hours from the time
she was fGrced down by tog when L
almost in siglit of the Azores on
the record breaking- (light from
Newfoundland for Lisbon and
Jacob L Morgan on 4 The
Contribution of the . Luthr;
an church to the World War"
and another by Johq B
Moose, on ''Our Fallen He
roes." Action was taken aN
so by Ihe STyuod by which
permanent fecords will be
made of these historical datas
concerning the Lutheran
chinch aud the war.
The Laymen of the Synod
held their annual convention
Friday evening. A H Snid
er, of Salisbury presided.
Hon. Lewis i Swink. of Win
ston-Salem, delivrired a most
able and illuminating ad
dress iu which he treated of
the local congregations from
i legal view voint. He
stated that the church is a
qnazicbrporation in the eyes
of the Jaw. The members
are stockholders. After fully
elucidating these matters he
made practical application by
stating that the members
must furnish the capital
both in money and other
wavs and may look for divi
dends in spiritual coin. E V
Mays of CharloHe made a
splendid address. The men
repoWedto organize a state
Brotherhood and Mr Snider
was named for the office of
president and H E Bonitz of
Wilmington, the secretary.
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days
Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails
. tocare itching. Blind. Bleeding or Protruding Piles.
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Hsncsssee Fatally Shot ts Death at Gtsn
Shelby, May 17 Guilty of inut
aer lttiine -nrst aepreev-was xne
verdict of the jury in the case of
aron.Wisemati of Avery cptm-
pi-tHia her forthe mtrrder of
0rK.1I Hennessee, vat Glen. AV.
lfilB.v Wiseman received the ver
lijct wltght emotion. The
jury was out an nour ana iu mm
tites.. , - ';
With no signs of flifiching,
"Aaron .Wiseman heard hiiddatii'
itea&i pronounced atl33Q- this J
jtee6on M6udge rfFtos.Gkmmander ; John
Notice of appeal wa??
defendant's counsel. - J$uej Oth'
line aate set tor tmectrocUi
rArsinular thing in conbection
witn' theiHennesisee "and jPifis at?
JU&irAs that . when Dr HenneSsee
was tried six years agqlfoii Wli
ing a Pitts, one of his 'children
died. " When the Pitts boyst were
being tried- their grarjdmother
pied and thi dayWisemn ; was
arrested his father died.
The killing of Dr Hennessee
0ccurTed on the evening of Janu
ary 6it i9i, as tne doctor step
ped from the train, Np. 21 at
Glen Alpine. Dr Hennessee had
been to Greensboro on profession
ai business, leaving the cttjt for
his home on the mid-day train.
vv nen xne iram reacnea liien A"
ptne.Dr Tennessee alighted. ?: He
hadSgone but a few steps from
'he train when their was a fusil-
ad e of shots and he fell mortally
wounded I An
1, .5 , -f
11 shots, had taken effect This
led to the assumption that two
men did the shooting. The
following day Garfield and Aron
Pitts were arrested charged with
the murder. They were tried for
the crime and acquitted. At the
trial of the Pitts boys there was
evidence that a man wearing a
long coat did the shooting
Subsequently Aaron Wiseman
was arrested for the crime at a
preliminary hearing held for'.the
grand jury. A true bill was re
turned against him and the case
set for trial at Morganton. When
it came on for trial a motion to
remove to some other county was
made and the presiding Judge
ordered that the case be tried in
In Uie trial here the state re
lied principally on the testimony
of Fred Amos and Mr Ramsey of
Statesville, Amos and Ramsey
were both passengers on the
train. They swore that when the
shooting started they looked
through the coach windows and
saw one man with a revolver in
each hand shoot Dr Hennessee.
They identified Wiseman as the
man. wnouiu ine saoonng. 4mos
who didn't testify at the trial ; of
the Pitts boys, said that thejrea-
son he ailed to make it kn
for the death
of Hennessee liGlied. US 3.
because he was going to Chic
and did not want to be held
fl i. i Mi? e -i-k r-r
ine Kiinng OI ur nenneL.j
more than a year affo create."" uai tciij.
great deal of excitement tn Bu OFFICERS
county. Suspicion was direa
at once to the Pitts boys by rres.
son of the battle between
Pittses and Dr Hennessee sbAnM wnm -w. nt... i .
six or seven years ago when
Pitti roac IriHorl hxr Fir T-Tovitiacc
At that time Dr H6nDea!UR .wy
terribly wounded and for a -ti'"
it was thought that he woir
die. However, he recovered; aro
was brought to trial and Ueqsre
iea on tne cnarge ot murder, i
bad feelings existed between t
Pittses and Hennessee was;
i SES PLANES ilLKE 9d MILES fcK 0DR;
t3r List:a Where Over-Ocean
ashiogtori, Ma47. One of
the three . American naval: sea
planes which .set but last evening
'fm0w&njdland A n-the first
attest at a flight across the
Atlantic ftcean still was missing
lite tonight; the crew of another
been fatten of! by afe vessel 200.
miles frQin the Island of Fayal,
Azores,: arid the third was safe at
Horta, Fayal,' after -establishing
a retard flight for heavjer than
air 'machines .: . : -
; XhVPHIS plane is the NC
ilviwruBwers, commauder 'of
esquaarbn. but the faci that
areport"ve from; her ; at
v'-bkth morning, Wash
ihgtbntimea not cause Inavai
rlr';ei$lrtain ' any . appre
nWiion for tne safety of Com.
mander ; Towers and his jcrew
of four. - The lat mossage!from
this ship sltowed her on he
course in a fog some &50 ;rniles
from Payaf and naval offidaik.be'
lieve it waa only the mis bani
which enveloped the sea around
the Azories throughout the day
that prevented atl three of the
planes from' reaching port on or
ahead of schedule time.
Horta 'Islaticl, May 17 The
NC-4 averaged 00 mites per hour
to Horta bay,- and according to
Lieutenant " Commander' Readi.
made the flight in4 13 hohts I ahv
18 minutes, about 1200 miles.
Tho three American seaplanes
for. a. fConsideribJw4 fter
their start; frpm
in splendid condf
rival here. When
miles from Corvo island, he said,
he met bad weather and tfog.l
This continued to the end. His 1
plane flew an altitude Of $000
feet, then was compelled to come
down close to water owing to the
There was no mishap or un-
toward occurrence during the
passage and the NC 4 was Jfound
tobe in perfect condition.
I'he members of the crew had
no sleep, but nourished them-
selves fairly well on sandwiches,
The men were all fit and anxious
to continue on their voyage to
Commander Read said the
NO 1 had made a landing at sea
close to Horta, but the NC 3 had
not been heard from for con
siderable time. He was of the
opinion that possibly she had
gone on to Ponta Delgada.
During the early part of the
flight the sea planes were favor
ed with full moonlight, and they
met three steamers on the way.
shooting of Dr Hennessee oh the
nignt or January di, witnesses
wr -Hrn, etJ
ment .IayS 4 Per Cent,?
W. B. Stra'chan L.Cashier
e. H. Woodson, .Asst Cashier k
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HIMNBURG SATS RESISTANCE IS USELESS.
German Cati:st ftrmany. Gust Sign,
Not alone has Count Brock
dorff Rantzau, chief of German
peace plenipotentiary; returned
to, Versailles from Spa, whcre he
went Saturday for a conference,
but he hroucht hack with Him
Herr Giesberta? andHerr Lands-
bergtwo-pf the riiainmelnbers
of the G erman delegation who
had been in Berljn going over
the situation with the authorities
and also a large retinye,oSyal,
military and financial experts.
Thus, indications are. that the
Germans intend to continue Aeir
efforts to come intol agreement
with the allied ani associated
representatives on pece terms
that will be satisfactory to the'
German government and people.
Meanwhile repofjts continue to
emanate from Germany of dis
satisfaction oyer the terms laid
lown for Germany to -sign and a
ei.eration by President' Ebert
that the Germans will" never
tffix their signature to the treaty
is it stands and that foreign
countries will protest ' with . Ger
namy against this peace enslave
nent. On the other hand Field Mar
shal von Hidenburg is reported
to have told the members of the .
German cabinet, representatives,
of the political parties and other
leaders at a meeting in Berlin;
Friday that resistance was impos
; Mible and that military leaders
considered it necessary to seal
the compact as desired by the
allies. . a.
tuding'-the;- proceedings, . an ex
change of credentials between
the Austrian peace delegates and
the representatives of the
allied and associated powers has
taken place at St Germain. ' Be-
lief is exoressed in Paris that the
act of handing the peace treaty
to the Austrians will be delayed,
possibly until next week, owing
to the impossibility of complet-
ing the draft.
The council of four discussed
Monday the question of the Ger-
man religious mission abroad and
also matters dealing with Bui-
garia Jand Turkey.. The coun-
cil of foreign ministers met and
considered Belgium's claims as
they effect Holland.
Bolshevik forces . in Russia
have sffered a severe defeat at
the hands of General Denikine's
troops which have made 10,000
Pf the enemy prisoners and cap-
tured 28 uns m operation
against Tsaritzin on the Volga
river. British warships have put
1 route a bfevik flotllla 1Q a
ugai in ine uuu 01 r lniana. one
enemy ship was sunk and the
other forced aground.
President Wilson and General
Pershingjon Monday went over
the plans for the final demobili
zation of the American forces in
France and on the former Ger
man territory. Withdrawal of
1 tne merican iorces
t I a 1 1 r a. '
Russia is planned to begin with-
rt.rcnauiie ironi in
1 1 i r J 1.1. . . ,
in iu uays wiia ine iransiorta-
tion of the 39th infantry to En-
gland. The 13th engineers from
the Archangle front and the rail
wa "00P3 0n tfle Murman coast
are to be the last 'of the Ameri-
can forces to leave.
For a Weak Stomach,
A . t 11 ' .
5 a general ruie an you neea
1 to do is to adopt a diet suited to .
3your sge and occupation and to
Keep your Dowels regular. When
vou feel that you have eaten too
much and when constipated, take
I one of Chamberlain's Tablets.
Bay Clar Stacks.
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