North Carolina Newspapers

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"Contest Closed Last Night at Mid
night ? Tb^e-Winner Leads by 683
Votes Over Nearest Competitor
in Thrilling Contest.
Charles LawPA&M, J P.. II lliu buc
cessful ? baby the contest that has
been going^on at A. G. Smlther & Co.,
jeweler a, for the past month, -having
rwelved 2,160- YOU* _ ? . "
The ..contest dosed last night at
midnight, and the judges announced
c their decision this morning. The
Daily News 1b the first medium
. through which the. result is known.
The judges began to count the votes
this morning at 9 o'clock, and fin
ished their tas?^ aT>o\jt' nooil.
Wiley C. Rodman, Jr? had the
Iinr tilglmt miinh'nr nf mtrn, anil'
/Pauline Berry the third, as will be
seen by the 'table below. Thus
Charles Lawrence. Jr.,-fcom>T-Mrr-an<r
Mrs. Charles Lawrence, is today the
"possessor of -a handsome baby outfit
that In " after years he can . refer- to
?with pride.
The s$t-4s composed of ten pieces,
being as follows:
-MHVer kn*?e ihd-tgrttr-vmmi . . .
' 811ver comb and brush 4.00
Silver rattle ...... w. ........ 3.00
' Silver cup. 1.00
Gold baby pins 2.00
. Neck chain and heart 3. GO
Gold ring . . . 1.60
811ver spoon . . , . ?. ,* 1.50
Napkin ring " 1.50
Food pusher 60
Bracelet . . " . 2.00
Totalvslue. .<15.00,
This .beautiful set of sliver and
gold can be seen ln~the show window
of Smlther & Co. - ?'
No contest has evefbeen waged In
Washington that carried with it. more
excitement, which was Indulged In
from^'t he first At Smlther & Co.,|
Antythe Gem Theater .where'coupons
jftte Usued, each favorite baby had
ront aollcltors and they did theTr work
jffrhe Dally News lwied vnteH
for subcsrlbers and . cvilled^UT ff>
Messrs. W. L. Mpughau, of this I
city, mad Mr. W. A. Thompson, of
Aurora, have formed a copartnership
f f n ? thA-ngitnUrP of \i^wr. J hejlrmwlll
have offices In Washington^ and Au
rora. Mr. Vaughan wlT! have charge
~~ of the Arm's butanes* In tfiti city and
Mrs Thompson at Aurora. ^
. - Mr. Vaughan la tne C6MHIJ Sutmr-j
Intendent of Schools, and fast rlalng
In his ohoaen profession. Mr. Thomp
"r" profession. The Niews wishes the new
legal firm every success. t !
- ^larerts are being made to secure
th? Iijteuiii course' for WasKTpgtoa
this 'teason, to be gl^Pfc under the
ausplcea and for the Washington
II bllt f. r
The attractions promised are first
class, and if the committee having
It in charge are successful, a rich
treat awaits oqr people. The shows
will be given In the school audlto
rlum. Instead of the ppera hcfuse. as
heretofore. >
'There 'wlH be a meeting ot thrf
-Chamber of Commerce at their rooms
tomorrow night. Business of Impor
Invitations Are Received Here Mak
. llg TM* Aunonnrefnenr.
Invitations have beea received
here announcing the marriage- ol
.Miss Maud Tyer, daughter of Hev.
- ? .. and Mrs. Andrew p. Tywf , to Mr. Wil
liam Cotter Sawyer, oh" the roettring
of Tuesday. October 5, at 6:30
o'clock, at home, Maxton, N. C.
Miss Tyer is Well and favorably
known la Washington, having, form
erly resided here when ? her father
was pastor" of " IB* Tim Hothodlst
Church. She was quite popular in
11 1 Mr. Sawyer Is a young tatfaese
ttan 9t Hllsabsih City.
ABATE chop ABcyPA-rr.
llWU.iiilil.lllL ?!? lUUt? I III
friendly/and whHe much spirit was
exhibited, all -could not win ? some
body had to be disappointed.
smitser ft Co. inaugurated - a
scheme that worked' like a charm.
^The sales of the firm have been
greatly increas$iL_ the patronage at
the Off" m-"-? and. 'so
V as The DallyN&Ws Is concerned.
Its subscription list Is much enlarged,
-Ail now phould be satisfied^ and
doubtless are. The winner la the
contest had worthy competitors. No
one could guess who the successful
ha bv www tin^ll they read this' aftor
neon's paper.
The winner Is a bright little fel
iow ana nas. many iPlsnas all uver
the ?Ky that extend to him and par
ent* their best wishes.
The - following - table gives the
nAmea ol the J?at>les -and tha number
of votes each recetred as announced
by. the Judges after their count to
7 1 ?
Raymond A. Latham..' -21
Bruce Martin 1
John B. Hill. V- 1
Josephine Bonner **?? 32
Robt. Olen Ross 3
Mary Lee Bonner. . 44
Josephine Floyd 89
Margaret Nicholson ?. . . : 62
Mary H. Charles... 132
Josephine Nicholson.... 238
Rosemary Bowen , 712
ihrank Rollins, Jr 87
P. A. TlUery. Jt. . 147,
Bowen Ross -. . . .? 431
Pauline Berry. ? ? . * .1294
Charles Lawrence, Jr. . . . .v.. .2160
W. C. Rodman, Jr 1477
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Total votes. ca?i/. , . . .'69&1
We. the undersigned, certify that
the aBovfe ls?u trtie vote; ?
** . . W. 1^. vai/ghan,
-W. K. .TArnRanw
Tb* ladies of the Methodist Church j
are making preparations .for" tneir i
blouse aud shirt Hale for -the benefit
of the carpet fund. The sale will
..If. ^If^. .!?? i ? f wr.V j
rre room formerly occupied by Mr.
8. Levin.
The goods to. be on sale will be at- j
tractive and useful flUtl will Ut' autd j
for a worthy, cause.
Miss Emma McCullen, daughter qt
|- Rqx. -A. McCullenT presiding elder of
the Washlngtn district, left yesterday
for Littleton Female Collfcge^'i.lttle
ton, N. C.. to continue her studies.
|_ . Mr^rank _ Moss has returned from |
a hu tiling nip down the country and]
reports good sport. Several deeri
were felled.
Capt. Peter Gallop, who has been
the custodian of the United States
"buoy yard here for the r puL three
years, has been relieved and a'pfl^lnt
ed keeper of a lighthouse hear his
home. In Currituck % county. Capt.
Smith, keeper of the lightlugue, at
Ocracoke, who ranks next to Capt.
Gallop in point of service, will auc
ceed him. 1
Capt. Gallop has been In the serv
ice for 36 years and. during all this
time he has b'een faithful and true
to every trust. He goes to his new
home carrying with him the best
wishes of all our .people.
The many ftlfthd* Of Mr. JoUn L.
Phillips will regret to learn of his
Indisposition. He has been confined
to his bed for the past several days.
Th? United Bum Ulluj UIU1H11
"Umpt. Isa.c UUWB, tinsmirr
|mand, Is moored at the government
tiu'oy yira wintri. wmi Main tirmt
She la here for the purpoee of tak
isg eiippllss to the rtifferai
In -the sodnds and rivers.
To Meet at School Auditorium
" flt 4 O'clock to Start Ladies
- ? Betterment Association.
Tritnnrrng afinrnnnn I., fhflTpi.Kii,.
School Audlfrlum. th* lad lea of the
city are expected to meet at 4 o'clock?"
for- the purpose of. organizing a
Ladles* Betterment Assoc la tipn. The
organization will be perfected look
ing toward the-J>eau tiffing of the
school balMiag With appropriate
Pictures, flowers ih'A UlUUf (tunc*
tlons. It is the desire of those In
charge of the school building to have
the interior as attraction mad
Ing as possible and they krfow of no
better way to accomplish thl* than
through the aid and help Af the
noon will afford the ladles an oppor-.
tunity^of seeing their piibllc school
building, what has been done to the
Interior slncelast year, and' what*wlll
be accomplished. They will also have
(the .-privilege of seeing the kinder
garten department, the. cqpklng and
sewing .classes, and other new fea
tures. Although .the meetinfc of the
ladles ?to called for 4 o'clock. .Super
intendent Newbold, requests that
they call, say, about one-half hoar
earlier ip order to be ^hown all over
the building. r-; ? .
? Thr~NewB hopes every iatfrin-the
-citjr-wlH be present. All are especlal
, ly dealrftd. t ?
What the Papers Say About 'The
Final" /Settlement."
A strong play. An excellent com
pany. ? Pittsburg Dispatch.
? A great play, well produced. H
Pittsburg Press. "
A far better play than almost any
thing else seen here this season. ?
Sprtrigfield Dally Ne^fi.
One of the best, if .not the best of
the . season's dramatfc offerings. ?
Louisville Courier Journal.
A play of genutpe merit -with
StroilR riramAtln
cellont company to Interpret thom. ?
. Oiualia 1 11 . ? 1
A gripping play of genuine merit
? belongs to the same class of>t>lays
as "The Man of the Hour," and "The
Lion and the Mouse," aud does not
suffer by comparison. ? hpuisvllle
The author has .taken the- Jove
a*pry_of a millionaire steel king amT
an aureas and built around tr ^play
as dignified, and In some points even 1
?more interesting than the story of
the haiWonalre oil king ln ' The Lion
and Hie Mouae."? lnatan&iMJHS STW. 1
"The Final Settlement" ? an in
tensely Interesting and dignified
drama ? presented by a company
pn'innfinff talent affWrig/l n? flnPOr- .
tunity of absorbing the essence of a
thousand sermons on. fidelity and vir
tue; While enjoying a rare dramatic
treat. ? Indianapolis Sun. '
Rev. M. T. Plylei*. pastor of the
First Methodist Church, who has
^ out of the * city for the pasr
three weeks on his annual vacation L
is expected to return the latter part
-0L.tA?-wftek m\i? n |l4? his pulpit
next Sunday morning and evening: ?
-lad Us "fha meeting toi
The attractions ' at the Dixie last
night were pronounced by competent
critics to be the best ever shown at
this popular -theater. 1"he program
for th6 evening?" tonight blds far to
surpass that of last night. The man
agement Is especially proud of his
numbers for tonight and ajl who at
tend will not be disappointed! The
Dixie is playing tp good houses each
performance and those in charge aik
endeavorlngv^o give the patrons their
money's worth. They are succeeding:
.AH those who visit the Dixie
evening will enjoy a -program full of
fun and pathos.
Mr. H. H. Carrow has again come
to the front as a prognostlcator. This
time he Intimates that in as much as
the bond issue has been decided and
who la to receive the- baby prtze at
Smlther & Co., news will be some
what scarce in these parti for the.
next few .days. ^Mr. CttTtnr ts excel -
no doubt hiajgiophi-y carries with
it weight, anyhow,. The News will
?nsll <1iiinlrtfi?n%i,
qratnra comiiw,
Young America wlU be Jubilant
If People's Present Interest is
Not Protected, There WiU be
Another C.?sf ftf Reing IWii
(By A. O. Iyathaway. )
After dralnage.W most Import
taut project to tiki people of Hyde,
Bel haven, Bath toi n*hip and Wash
ington is the term :al of t^SfiUtta
muBkoet Railroad.
The hustling, j og J
'?t Belhaven not i i manner
working for the R rfoHt-wtd South
ern, are too far-si, hted to want the
Norfolk and Sout ern to bottle un
iutfir luwii, #huku ir ?
- -Attempting to a: ou sufficient rea-,
sona why the. 8*} e CouncU sfiould
throw this fallrqfH In control of the i
?Norfolk and Sout; ern at Belhaven,
great stress haa b en laid upon the
,ot ft certain rich I
commendable worij
?JUJUl ?MrnTinm call Mr, A. In
claiming vast tract of extremely fer
ule lands, purpor lug with such a
great benefit to tlje State. That in
extending the M ttamuskeet Rail
road on to Washington independent
of the Norfolk- n*d Southern, "will
damage Mr. A., therefore, It should"
not -be done. Thai is not good logic,
nor Is It welHBr ihe State to heed.
Mr. A.'s project Is a money making
one, and now that It is sought to give
the t
tagonlzed, 'let
things In the .
Five or six yea
9.000 acres t>(
I am told he
certain size tar, f i
r~tt~ ts tretug an
consider a few
lago Mr. "A. bought,
Tfo 1*190,000.
ECTBe timber of a!
fee-simple In laa^Eaiul small timber.
Five or six yeas ago Mr. A. talk
ed freely^ ol CAWWiig. , draining, and
bringing these lands under cultl'va
Uk>n~tstatjng-that it was among tbi1
'-rMujst in .the world, which is. n6
doubt^fact.)^ Mr. A. has partly ac
complished his . aim. He has "also
added 16^000 actes-to the 9,000, mak
ing 25,0,00 acres In-one body, and we
surmise the J6.000 stands Mr^4r4n
no jaoi-e tjjan Uie 9,000. Now, I am
toid he plims ^to sell the first tract
at |30 an acre. Intending to advance
the price. At $30 an acre it will
bring three-quarters of million dol
lars..' Enough to ..risk considerable
Miiimy IB!1, rni'i ll! J Of
'Tls a well laid project-by a~greV&
man who was thoroughly InformeU
and familiar with all phases of the
1 situation, cost and' profit therefrom.
The 'Norfolk and Southern Is to
freight every iota of the products
from this land; hence, should Mr. A.
need assistance, he should look to
them for it, and .unless -they follow
"no matter how the public Improved
our holdings, they* must exited noth
"IngTn" return." " they will grant It..*
[r- After selling the timber, upon thi*
land, Mr. X. contracted to get it out.
which necessitated railroads, and as
-in all of h lsmoves, Mr. A. used-fore*
slgbt, he ran his main" tract frrrni
-#l?hop'e Grossingtoward the Wash
ington and Plymouth Railroad then
"""After the State Council in" 1907
granted charters for two railroads,
ono In the wesj, the other from Hyde
county to Washington to be con
structed by convict lai*#r (thtrpay
for which stock was to be given > the
Norfolk and Southern several years
before having bought out the Wash-(
Ington and Plymouth road, busied It
self and secured Mr. A.'s old road
,bed. ?
-It ^vas found this roadbed was low,
unfit to run regular passenger trains
over, and it being almost esaential
for Mr. A. to have a canal through
the center of his land, we presume
an agreement was made to dig along
side that roadbed and with the mud
make it good and high. For this we
were told Mr. A. was to secure a good
price, we cannot say the exact
Is this all Mr. A. la to get from bis
Mr. A. anticipates the future, and
with his. untiring, energy, his ability
to execute, he -is going to some day
Incorporate an immense graining dis
trict for Wfilch these ^canalt- can bfc
b from mny
He needs no assistance,
??nn? Pul liini la lit emuer n>
th. Daaert of Sahara, and ha will
malr? ??/wl
Knowing Mr. A. as we do. w? re
gret ha la trying to ncure the "rm
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Will Attend Meeting in Wilming
ton ? Local Chapter Meets
elected to attend the convention of
lilt U ul wq Pau&bierH of Ounf<der>ey
to be held In Wilmington. October
Delegates^ilfss L. T. Rodman.
MlBg^laud Wlrfdley. Mrs.. Stephen C.
Bragaw, Mrs. \V. D. Grimea.
AiieT!HTfflP ? Jhihji itMcnei KllHAlGy,
Mist Lillian Bonuer. Miss Marcie My- '
era. Miss Fannie 3atchwell.
The Gem was crowded last night
-from ?rtan to finls^r* There was some
new muslc> and Hie pictures were as
fine as promised. The Elf King was
aimply beautiful, and the scenes in
Tara way-Lapland were most interest
ing. The comedies were goaf^as
usual, especially the Love Tonic pic
tures. Tonight there will be a very
exciting picture. Fire! FlreTwith col
ored scenes. This spectacular drama
la well worth going to Bee alone.
"TH4re U UAlhlhtf s6 thrilling as Are.
The Hindoo Dagger is a fine dramrr
too, with Oriental ecenery. Orches
tra tonight also.
occasion, he Imploringly said:
"lf ^ ? Mattawtuskeu ? Itallioad
goes through Bath township. I am a
uiined man.!* < ?
? * The only reason I can see for TUr.
A. making that remark was he bad
before his eye-rte plum he may re
ceive from the Norfolk and Southern,
and |t was so luscious all the many
sources from which he was to receive
immediate profit were insignificant.
That remark was unreasonable, for
Mr. A. Is already assured of thif Nor
folk & Southern through the center
of his 25.000 acres." This with the
i Norfolk and Southern. Washington
and Plymouth and Bethaven branches
parelelltng each o^her about ic miles
apart and running north and south
near his property, and this new rail
road i or 10 miles south. y! the Nor
folk and Southern within about 2
miles of Mr. A.'s back land. It can't
ruin Mr. A. It wtjf be "a" wonderful
benefit. But a falf hf.,j emnlnvr. rfTlf
sees one point, "Instructions."*
The only advantage there could be
by having only, the Norfolk and
Southern operating in this 'section
(and that ts very slight) would be
all the fblk must then p**s through
j .Mr. A.'s property, thereby' giving it
a-Httle advertising. ? - . %
I his projeerT^OTe^man our of
which he TI~to mako-^" clear half"
million dollars is not sufficient rea
sons why transportation should be
rtni.ln.1 r f lni-tr. n i #*!.. T-,--.--n||
section of progressive, up-to-date
farmers of Bath township whose
forefathers were the first to settle
and start to subdue North Carolina's
(opoiitt, dolnrr in mnrh ir> mat* \rif^
Carolina's history at the daily ri6k
.of Ujfcir lives by hostile savages'
These hard plodders, toiling, har
assed and worried at every turn.
_.^'e hy th" ^eat of their brow dug
dirt from their- ditriies to fill
Mr. A.'s canals to regular mountains
and paid to the State in revenue and
taxes enough tp'~tr huitdred- tlm^s
build the roadbed through their
To show how* thickly populated is
ftwth tolviiatifpTTtrtFWiLrL- 4 Q0 farmers
in It. none of wfrom would-be served
by the Norfolk and Sogtbern through
In Long Acre township this route'
| would serve several hundred more.
These people not only deserve!
transportation, but- there- are suffi
HGnt reasons why they should re
ceive It
- First: Their's is a section produc
ing enormous crops.
Second; It being so thickly popu
lated a railroad through It would,
command an Immense travel from
the first.
j I am told the sjjpy miles which
this railroad runs In Hyde county Is
_|o serVeTmTy 1,061 farmers.
Through the 2 4 or 2&_ miles (ac
cording to the route -through the two
jiownahips from Belhaven to Wash
ington) within fire miles of this fail
road it is to ?erve over 800 farmers.
This In ifself is sufllelent reason the
etxenalon to Washington would - be
the best paylR*4H?^lon of the road;
therefore. It should be built.
While the Norfolk and Southern
are -paying Mr. A. a large price foT
his canal dirt, nothing la acknowl
edged sb to the price Mr. A. li,lo get
for his efforts In getting the' Mat ta
muskeet Railroad In control for the
Norfolk and Southern. In tfuch trans
actions. Mr. A. W ft right keen idea
"?U AU i'nuiL Jii lim UBjumiuuiut
a fat oi*e, . .
**** ^nrfoik and Southern Votild
not secure the control or tb* rallf&tV
without Mi'. A. He has a great brat*
IM BfhMl'ttr at Mffyain in
the Motion. He oan ulk m eerneet,
he can mlm ^lmoet eTerypne toellere
und'tee, his wiy, u the ttnlr ponW.
mi and toflnttelr beet (or ?U, which
(CbntlpM* !???>' ' '
For the First Time Since His In
auguration He Visits
Chhjgu* - -???
? CMragn, .Sriil \i\-i\ inn tnm
.inlttee of several hundred thousand
uhlcagpans, a majority ? of w hum
were school children, greeted Presi
dent Taft upou his arrival here to
day. ? All o t the public. athoulfl ol Llic
city wer? tigyrt fgr thy dar
pupils might take pait ln the demon
stration In honor of the first citizen
of the land. Adult Chicago was also
vastly Interested lh the comlufcof the
chief executive and turned out en
masse to give him a glorious recep
tion, to the Windy City.
After reviewing the t>ch6ul chfl- '
dren and citizens, the President was
ente'rtalued by the Commercial Club.
His plans for the remainder of twe- '
day contemplate a visit to the Art In
stitute to view the" plans for the Im
provement and beutlflcatlon _of. the
city, attendance at a ball game ? be
tween the Cubs and Giants, a din
ner at the Annex as the guest of the
Hamilton Plnh nnil u I... II ut Mm An. ,
iULorium theater. The latter evanL
has been arranged In honor of the
President by the American Bankers'
Association, now boldi&g its annual
convention Irr the city.
The National .League schedule.
IfTOrklfhg foi a gamf tip i y 'luiluj. be
tween the Chicago .Cubs and the New
York Giants, was changed at the re
quest of President- Taft.
When invited by the Hamilton
Club to visit Chicago, the President
tdld the committee that he. would
like "to see the Cubs play the Giants.
An. entire tier of boxes has been
reserved for the presidential party,
and" Manager Chance has promised
that ''Miner" BrpwYr and Ed. Ruel
bach, his star twirlers, shall both
pitch Iii the game. Arrangements
have been made with McGraw lo
have' Christy Mathewspn pitch for the
Giants. This will insure Mr. Taft see
ing a great exhibition of the. nation
al game
From Chicago the President will
proceed to Milwaukee, where he will
vi^lt the Wisconsin State Fair tomor
row and make an address. It'ls ev
ident this early In the trip that. Mr..
Taft has adopted economy as his
watchword, and- trr this respect the !
tour differs from tho&e made to the
Pacific coast hi sthree Republican
predecessors. Roosevelt, McKlnley
and Harrison. * These three Presi
dents" all went on "handshaking j\nd
_*peechmaking Jaunts, and if they
!tfft anything undone "tTTTgini^r Itng-j
1 he newspapers of their day failed to I
record The fact. Bvery milestone}
along the transcontinental lines w<5j
linmncirril nnfl r-'-frr rrn-rttia, Jtfcnrl i,
prairie dog between the Mississippi
and the Great_Divide got a view. of
at least or.e of the three peranibulat
ing presidents. . .
Those rt.-ystorh.g follows, Vain '
^ KxfltnsP, wlin
were on" the Hnrrisoo, McKinley and
Rp^evelt trips to the coast, have this,
t!me been 'left ? behind. No' matter j
1 how strenuous -they may endeavor to!
fellmlf' aboard whefa (lie President 1&-1
f ft'-t_lagkfhR, they will not be permit
ted. under any circumstance* ?so set j
1 foot on the executive* ear. This is'
official and also renrfarkable, for who
on earth ever heard of a public offic
ial traveling Jjefore at the public ex- J
peine without takfng o?e-or both all
these old along? Quite
j often, It isTirne. Vain- Show has been
I left off of Ju niTets plaaned^aiidcxe-j
[ cutea on the quiet, hut never in hls-j
tory has Neediest? Expense been Rlv
I en such a cruel blow by a public
One item will convince the most]
skeptical 'oi "Sir. TafOi" InTeiftfon "to j
ivold expenses down to bed' rock. '1*he|
trip he is making will cost the Treas
ury no more than $15,000; the Roos
evelt coast trip burned up $60,000 of
good money. : Taft has only We and
one-half cars at his .disposal; Roose
velt had a trhin of five. Taft travels
on regular trainer -Roosevelt "ran
special" from Washington to Bell
Ingham, from Belllngham to Los An
geles and from Angeles back to
Washington again. Taft will be ac
companied by only a small, staff;
Roosevelt had a retinue of 20 in his
wake. v .
Still, frugally as Tait will proceed
to the Golden Gate and bacfc.'Mii* go
iftg and coming win "cost the United
States Treasury more thai^the Jour
ney of his predeoepsor six years ago.
Tfie Pennsylvania Railroad Com
pany paid' the bill for the entire jour
ney made by-i Roosevelt? for the
Pullman carft, for the porters, wait
era and train crewa, for the food eat
?*n,n the cigar* smoked a,nd the cheer
till ? iwiwia? w I inmumSi illinium
the 66 'days that the presidential par
ftM ud WcKUl?y tpnr. fo t&? Fi
But. it the roada were to (?Ktrona
to Harrison. itciCMI*? Ul Roo?t?lt,
?h r not to T*?* W?r ahouH "the*
not,?wln? him around the droW.'W,
for a. handabalre with the iwtMi
Nashville, Tenn.,.*6*pt. 16.? Eight1
trainmen killed and Hfteen pasaeng
fhn faU,ljr perh?P?. ??
paaaenger and a freight
-morning on the Nashvilfe, Chatta
gram. 20 miles west of here. In' the
Ore that followed at leaHt two of the
mangled bodies were"
The dead:
Will -MyrKan. traveling engineer. !_
Nashville. ?
Joe liower. engineer on passenger
train. Nashville.
Jetj? Tarkington, engineer on
freight, Nashville.
Walter Rouch, messenger, Nash
Sain Whltted, fireman oh freight,
Nashville. -{V ^ 5
S. B. Welp, brakeman.
W.J 8. Staleup. mail clerk. Martin,
Seriously injureth ?
- Bob Hailey, fireman. Nashville, two
ribs broken and left side Injured.
Ellis Martin, conductor on freight,
Nashville, injured in head and inter*
nally (may die).
Slightly injured:
? r-npi. i. jttpp, uutron. v r.
William H. Lunsford, Peachtree,
N. C.
W. L. Thomasson,' Peachtree,
N. C.
R. W. Boyd, Alntend. N. C.
Mrg^L. M. Lee. Tullahoma. Tenn.
Mrs. Temple Lunsford, .Murphy, i
N. C.
Mrs. A. G. Thonlasson. Murphy.
s. C ^ ; ?
May Thomasson, Murphy. N. C.
Mrs. Mary J. Jackson, ? McLean
Branch, Tenn.
Mrs. Joseph11 S. Lively. McMinn- .
villa, Tenn. , ij?'Y,
Mrs. John Dunn, Cumberland Fur
nace. Tenn.
John Dunn, Cumberland Furnace.
The collision occurred about, 8 ^
o'clock and. was between passewf5F
train No. 4. westbound, and fa?t
freight. No. 51, en route to Nashville.
The wreckage at once caught fire.
XLw ? biiggagMi mn ill nrpnaaa - and , ?
smoking cars q|_ the passenger train
and several of the freight c4rs were
burned. But.jone'Uag of mall was
sa^dn-.-Tbrough the almost "super- ~
sengers the lhr?e day coaches and
the Pullman were pushed back from
tlief fire and ihq equipment saved.
. It Is the general Impression among
passengers ai>d trainmen that the
fault was wi^h. .the passenger crew,
as ordoca to meet at Pegram station
had been twmed -nyd wreek * -
purred wpbC of thgt stmiuri. ?
1 ? Ap w?!! r,f- flff'rfl'iyih t^agg at
today's News. J. K. Hoyt will have
his fall and winter opening' tomorrow
which will be Souvenir Day. , ?**
Active preparations havfe been
made for thU auspicious event by
Mr. Ho>t. and i !u>mv. ?iiuvrnlluk the - ?
opening tomorrow will, witness an
elaborate display of ladles' tailored t
suits, waist s. skirts. &c. Some extra
?specials will bo oftered- frtt ohe day ?
"firVTj*" Be sure tfn take the coupon
from The News; headed Souvenir
Coupon, with you. .When property :
signed it entitles each lady to a
handsome souvenir. It *111 be void,
unless signed. No chlld-wttfbe given '
a souvenir, because Of their expen
siveness. this emporium will be~a
popular resort f<jj* the ladles tomor
row, and no c^g^bt large numbers
There will be a meeting of the .
Daughters of tha Confederacy at 'the ?
residence of Miss L. T. Rodman, next
Saturday afternoon, nr rso u'l'Iuch.'
A full attendance Is- desired as busi
ness of importance -is *to be trans
voter and his. wtfe?
~ The answer Is -pasy to find". TU$r
former presidents traveled West be
fore the "railroad rate law" went In
to effect, if Mr- -T?ft were- to ?ex
cept free transportation at the hand? *
of the Pennsylvania Railroad Com
pany or any other concern carrying
passengers across t$e boundaries of
any of the sovereign states of the
Union, or of the Territories, o* of
the District of Columbia, h* "vcPtM
be liable to - fine and sentence to .the
penitentiary. So, too, would the
men .who gave him the free , ride
across the sacred border lines.

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