North Carolina Newspapers

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LETTERS OF
THE PEOPLE.
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AN ORSKBVANT RESI
DENT OF THE
WEST.
BAD SHOWING FOR CHRISTIAN 8TATL
Ao Awknln Xee4ed8oin Reflection
oa the Machine From Randolph-Aa
Krn Not or two.
HOME K A STERN ItCTKB.
Nlcanor, N. C., June 6 1901. An
accident occurred on the R. 4 P. It.
11. here last week. Frank Jenkins,
while Hitting on a log car started to
Jump off and came very near get
ting killed. He had hi leg caught
under a moving car and cut off. He
is getting along very well at present.
Our colored people held their
Kant Roanoke Annoclatjon meeting
at Warren drove church in Chowan
county, N. C, last week, and had
many vUltore from all parts of the
Htate. AddreHHtm were made on
different HubjectM. The amount of
money rained by the awociatiou
was
ir6.t;9.
S. M. MeGee.
I II K TKACIIINO Or' THE UIHIiK AND
THE TEACHING OF LEADING DEM
OOKATH IN N. C. CONTHA8TED!
Rible: "Thou nhalt love thy
neighbor & thynelf," Gal. 6:14.
Democrat: "If thy neighbor is
nut a deuMAirat. thou Hhall hate him
with cruel hatred." (See their gen
eral conduct.) "
Bible: "If you fulfill the royal
law according to the Scripture,
tfiou shalt love thy neighbor as thy
lf, ye do well," JameH 2:8.
Democrats "If ye lulfill the
royal law, as taught by red-shirt
denim-racy, thou shalt shoot down
thy neighbor, who refuses to be a
deinotrat." (See campaign of 1900
Ac.)
KWI'KIT TO TEIWONH.
Hible: "Rut if ye have respect
to THons, ye commit sin" Ac.
James 2:9.
Democrats: "Thou shalt respect
no one who is not a democrat, let
his ago or calling be what it may."
SLANDER.
Rible: "He that hideth hatred
with lying lips and he that uttereth
a slander is a fool," Prov. 10:18.
Democrats: "Slander everybody
who is not a democrat, and especially
if they are ministers or office seekers.'
Rible: "Whoso privily slandereth
his neighbor, him will I cut off,"
Psalm 101:5.
Democrats: "Whoso slandereth
the populists and republicans, shall
be appointed to office by the Gov
ernor." LYING.
Rible: "A poor man is better than
a liar," Prov. 19:22
Democrats: A liar is highly
esteemed in our party. (See regis
trars and poll holders.)
Rible: "All liars shall have their
part in the lake which burneth with
tire and brimstone, which is the
second death," Rev. 21:8.
Democrats: "All who lieth in
the interest of our party, shall be
rewarded abundantly, with pie and
party honors." (See appointments
by Aycock.) j
FALSE SWBARING.
Rible: "And I will be a swift
witness against false swearers,"
Mai. 3:5.
Democrats: To returning board
and poll holders. "We must carry
the state by all hazards, even if ye
have to swear falsely and count 2,000
more votes in Halifax county than
there are registered voters in the
county of all parties and colors; and
we will be swift witnesses for you
if you should be prosecuted, and we
will employ counsel at the expense
of the state to defend you." (See
acts of the legislature of 1901.
Election over: "Well done ye
good and faithful servants, ye car
ried out our instructions! Glory
Hallelujah!
STEALING.
Rible: "Thou shalt not steal,"
Exodus 20:15.
"Ye shall not steal, neither deal
falsely, neither he one to another,"
.Lev. 19:11.
Democrats: "We . must steal
enough votes to carry the state"
(Aycock and Simmons.) "We have
carried it by fraud" Ac.
FRAUD.
Bible: "Thou shalt not defraud
thy neighbor, neither rob him" Ac.
Lev. 17:13.
Democrats; "we must defraud
many voters both white and black,
by refusing to register them, and by
not counting the votes as cast, and
by fraud get every office in the state,
u possible, from United States Sena
tor down, and we can rely on about
yo per cent of the ministers to help
us, or Keep silent" Ac.
MURDER.
uibie: "Thou shalt not kill,"
xkmh. o:iy, matt. 6:21, Rom. 13:9.
Democrats: "If it i8 necessary to
carry the state and secure the offices
for our party, shoot white and black
na parade the state with red shirts,
moiguns ana pistols." (Wllmlne-
" " uiston ana oiner places.)
r,?r , ne Kreat contrast between
mcmng ma lne teaching of
uwimuers in democracy so-called
I n KT A k. . . ...
on 10 a great extent from th rt
that thy have violated about every
wiuujuiu in uod'a Word, and we
challenge contradiction! Yet about
nine tenths of the ministers In North
Carolina are giving their Influence
and votes to sustain that party that
u"u is violating about evei
command of God.
Is it any wonder that the church
es are not increasing numerically, as
ut-y um years agoT
if... n j .
y uw orinir about a mti
change both politically and ecclesias
tically.
Geo. E. Hunt.
THE SIMMONS Uiruivv vt.t
liAiLiu-ntwAKUHTO THE FAITH
T a m m t .
FUL ECONOMY TO THE REAR.
Kandleman, N. O, June 10.
The Simmons aonointee. th nnmi
Mogul and Division Commander for
Randolph county is yet exercising
his divine right manipulating the
minor appointments in such iwiv
that these favored OnftM mav have
benefit and he pleasure therebv
looking to the nomination for con
gress as part pay for his wisdom.
sagacity and watchfulness.
In the matter of Superintendent
of Health, it was not considered to
the best Interest of the division com
mander to allow what the oeonle
thought a logical arrangement. So
the machine ordered the usurping
coroner to reslirn that uonltinn tn
ake a higher seat in the synagogue,
laving proved himself worthy by
mplicit obedience. One candidate
who offered to perform the duties of
superintendent of health for one
half the salary paid was rewarded
with the appointment of the lucra
tive position of coroner, another was
appointed one of the election board
and hence having been caught in
this ruse, his lips was sealed at the
pie counter.
Now when the faithful began to
congratulate themselves on the suc
cessful close of this incident, came
up from the west and corners of the
county a "Sand Rlast" the drop
pings from which were accusations of
double dealings and acts resembling
which an Apache Indian would
scarcely be proud.
Seven New National Bank In North Car
olina. The Comptroller of the Currency
has prepared a statement which
shows that since March 14, 1900, to
May 31, 1901, seven banks have
been orgaidzed in North Carolina,
as follows: First National Rank of
Weldon $25,000; First National
Rank of Morganton, $25,000; First
National Rank of King's Mountain,
$25,000; Elkin National Rank of
Elkin, $50,000; First National Rank
of Laurinburg, $25,000; National
Rank of FayettevUle, $25,000; Na
tional Rank of Lexington, $25,000.
A Tonne Woman Jailed for Stealing
From her Schoolmates.
Northampton, Mass., June 6.
Miss Mabel Lawrence Burt, of
Rridgeton, N. J., daughter of a
prominent lawyer of that place, was
arraigned in the district court today,
on the charge of the larceny of a
diamond and ruby ring, the proper
ty of a student at Smith College,
valued at $1,000 and sums of money
aggregating $3,000 additional from
various students at that institution.
She pleaded guilty and was held in
$1,500 bonds for the grand jury.
In default she was taken to jail.
Man's Arm Fonoa in a Shark.
Charleston S. C, Special. 5th to
At-
tanta .News.
A large shark, measuring fifteen
feet, was caught in Charleston har
bor by fishermen this morning.
When the body was cut open the
arm of a man in a perfect state of
preservation was found in the belly
of the shark.
The arm is supposed to be one
from one of the fishermen who were
lost in the squall off Charleston last
Friday, when fifteen fishermen
perished.
State Board of Election.
The State Board of Elections ap
pointed to serve for two years, is
composed of the following: Wilson
G. Lamb, of Martin; Robt, T. Clay-
well, of Rnrke; R. A. Doughton, of
Alleghany; Clarence Call, of Wilkes
and A. R. Freeman, of Henderson.
The first three are Democrats and
the last two are Republicans. It will
be seen that the People's Party was
denied representation.
Snow Storm In North Dakota. '
Jamestown, N. D., June 6. Snow
fell heavily to-day, throughout the
central and northern portions of
North Dakota. At Jamestown snow
fell for two hours this morning. A
similar state of affairs is reported in
towns north of here. It Quickly
melted. The oldest settlers cannot
recall a similar occurrence in June.
North Carolina Bel teres la Adrerttsui;.
Riohm nd 'times.
North Carolina Is to be represent
ed at the Charleston Exposition, the
board of agriculture having appro
priatea 99,000 for tnat purpose.
North Carolina believes In adver
tising. Virginia seems to think
that she does not need to be adver
tised, but live merchants do not
agree with her.
Cuthbert, Ga.. June 6. Peach
shippers are busy. They liave about
completed shipping the Sneed va
riety and are now shipping the
Alexander and Triumph varieties.
The Cuthbert peach is still popular
on the market fend bringing good
prices.
" Carolina could be carried
RALEIGH,
A SmiT CIAtf L IX KCS3TC3. TIXAJ.
wo mm Killed mm Two Wi
A
DttMMf Battle Ow a IIor-Bat
oTersor Ho.
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jioosion, rex., June 7. As the
result of an Indictment charging bog
theft, a shooting affray occurred here
wtiay in which Thomas Payne and
Ij. D. ixbola were kilted. J. R
Perkins was fatally, and Dave Echols
frnftwf I aw s.mw.J .1 r .
jt "uuuueu. nywj'g son was
on trial and the Echois had been
summoned as witnev They met
down town and after a few words
tne sbootlng began. Perkins was
brother-in-law of Payne, and he and
rxnois nred at about the same time
xxjnow bullet struck Payne and In
vne same seconds Perkins' shot kill
ed Echols.
.uave kjchoxa opened fire on Per.
auns ana on youmr Pavne. Two
bullets struck Perkins, and a wound
wo kiuiu wiu proDaDiv Drove
iaiai. reruns wounded Dave
JUJhols in the arm and amnut&tinn
will be necessary. The vtuinwr
Payne was not hit. The street was
crowded at the time of the shooting,
oui no one save those directly in
volved were hurt. Every bullet
fired struck the mark, with the ex
cepilon ol one which young Payne
nreu ana which struck his father.
inougn lie was probably dead at the
time.
A Famine in Siberia.
Victoi ia, B.C., Dispatch.
-News received from Siberia irives
the most distressing accounts of the
great famine which has overtaken
the greater part of western and cen
tral Siberia. Even eastern Siberia,
hitherto the most prosperous part ol
the country, has been overtaken by
famine. In this case the famine is
the consequence of too much rain.
The new railway has ruined large
numbers of inhabitants of the Siber
ian tract who formerly lived by hiv
ing horses and engaging in transport.
Some of the newspapers declare that
Russia would be seriously hampered
if complications were to come in
China, as the Siberian grain reserves,
wnicn were relied upon to feed the
army in Nanchuria, are practically
exhausted.
Fire Inches of Rainfall in Mississippi.
Jackson, Miss., June 6. There
was a terrific fall of rain throughout
this section of Mississippi today.
The down-pour lasted for eight
hours and the local weather observer
reports that it amounted to nearly
five inches. Railroad traffic is
greatly delayed and on several
branch roads has been suspended un
til the waters subside. A number
of washouts are reported on the
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley and
Gulf and Ship Island roads.
$100 Nugget Found.
Albemarle, June 5. Mr. J. W.
Leonard, manager of the Ingram
gold mine, brought In another nug
get this morning, which weighed
111 pennyweights, worth about $100.
A PRISONER FOR 25 YEARS-
STRANCE STORY C0HES FROM PARIS.
Madame Mounter Imprisons Her Daugh
ter In a Dark Room and Keeps Her
There For a Quarter of a Century The
Awful Sia-ht That Met the Police When
They Opened the Prison Door.
Paris, June 8. The sensation of
the week has been the arrest of Mad
am Monnier, a rich, miserly, land
owner of the neighborhood of Poit
iers, and her son, a former prefect of
the Department of Vienna and a
leader of Poitier's society, on the
charge of incarcerating Mile Rlanche
Monnier, daughter of Madame Mon
nier, for twenty-five years, in a
room of Madame Monnier's house.
The police who were anonymously
notified cf the woman's detention.
entered the house and found Mile.
Monnier shut up in a room, in dark
ness, lying on a mattress, stark na
ked, and so emaciated that she ap
peared to be a living skeleton. The
room was covered with filth, bones,
re ruse looa, worms, rats and all
kinds of vermin. The unfortunate
woman, who had partially lost her
reason, was taken to a hospital. It
was thought she would die, but she
is now improving. Twenty-five
years ago she was a beautiful bru
nette and fell in love with a lawyer
without means. Her mother disap
proved of their love and confined
her in the room which she has only
recently lea. The son, after his ar
rest, pleaded that he acted as he did
on account of filial piety and that
the mother was responsible. The
lawyer died In 1885.
There was another dramatic de
velopment in the case to-day. Mad
ame Monnier died in prison of heart
disease. The gravity of her crimp
was brought home to her at the
j udge'3 examination Thursday. She
became ill and died suddenly in the
1 o Anil .
innrmary oi me prison wis morn
ing.
"Weds the Family Coachman.
Bennington, Yt , Dispatch.
Miss Laura Raker Culver, daugh
ter of the cashier of the North Gran
viRe, N. Y., National Rank, left
home Monday, ostensibly to visit
relatives In Sandy Hill. Yesterday
she went to Caldwell, where she
met Frederick W Aldhouse, and
they were married in the afternoon.
Aldhouse has been a coachman in
the Culver family for several years,
but was recently discharged.
NORTH CAROLINA.
THE FORESTS
AMD FLOODS
OBSERVATIONS ON THE CA
TAWBA DISASTER BY A
GOVERNMENT EX
PERT. TKE CAUSI CF TCI CHAT 0AEACE.
rarmers afore at the Utwi nr ruwwi.
Tha Xirer B tore-Pet r tiui of The
For Che Chief and Growing Troable.
Charlotte Observer.
Mr. E. W. Myew, of Chapel II IU.
who Is connected with the United
ouiies ueoiogical Survey, and who
ft A A - - . . .
has been detailed to examine the
caiawoa nver ior the Dumam of
at- a a
making a report on the recent flood,
m a
was in tne city last Thursday.
in an Interview with an Observer
reporter Mr. Myers stated that he
had followed the Catawba from its
source in the Swannanoa Ga n in
Rock Hill, S. O. and had talked
with the residents who live along
the river for this distance. He ap
proximates the damage done by the
flood at $500,000. The damage along
ii
me river siue nas Deen general and
in proportion to the acreage of bot
tom land. In Dracticallv all th
wheat fields close to the H
and has been sanded over for two
or three feet deep and the corn fields
have been completely washed away
down to an unproductive subsoil
The injury to farming land was
greatest in Rurke and McDowell
counties, said Mr. Myers, because in
these counties there is more bottom
and. In McDowell the damage is
about $100,000. and in Rurke it is
between $250,000 and $300,000. The
broad bottom lands in the latter
county are simply ruined for a dis
tance of three hundred yards on
either side of the Catawba.
The velocity of the water, said
Mr. Myers, was greater than ever
before. At Rock Hill the current
ran about ten miles an hour, which
is a terrific and hurtful pace for the
Catawba. And it is universallv ad:
mitted that during the recent flood
the river was much higher than
ever before.
The hurtful effects of the velocity
of the water was not due to amount
of rain that feU. for the weather
bureau reports indicate that much
heavier rains have fallen in the past
and the volume of water was carried
off without injurious conseanence.
The whole seciet of the bad effect
and extent of the flood lies in the
deforestration in the western part of
the fctate Along the Linville river
and in aU parts of western Carolina
the country is being stripped of
trees, and this is followed by the
forest fires which sweep awav all
vegetation or undergrowth. When
the rains fall on such land there is
nothing to retard the current of the
water. With great force it strikes
the river, the velocity of the Ca
tawba is increased by the mad vio-
ence of the water and the current
develops a wonderful and dangerous
power. Every man who lives by
the river, said Mr. Myers, says,
without hesitation, that the cutting
away of the timber is entirely re
sponsible for the serious flood. "In
the future," said he, "the land along
the Catawba will be more at the
mercy of the river. The last freshet
tore off vegetation along the banks,
made new channels, or cut-offs, and
broke through all the elbows of the
river. So the farm land is much
more unprotected than formerly and
it is in the power of a comparatively
small freshet to do vast injury?"
"What Is the remedy?"
"There is no present remedy."
said Mr. Myers. "This flood sug
gests no warning to thrtimber men
n the western part of the state.
They are more active now than ever
before in the history of the state
and they are cutting down all the
trees they can reach. It is the truth
that as the matter stands there is
plain, though not recognized, war
fare between1 the timber men and
the farmers. The timber men are
making money, but are ruining the
farmers along the Catawba. This
question is most vital; but the peo
ple do not seem to understand or
appreciate the great danger that con
fronts them. The ultimate and ab
solutely necessary remedy will be a
measure that will prevent the wild
and wasteful cutting of timber. This,
together with the establishment of
the Appalachian Park, which wiU
preserve timber around the source
of the river, is the only hope."
rhe Saloon Sakaaber Sara She la Cominr
to Xorth Carolina.
The Littleton correspondent of
the Morning Post says:
Mr. J. R. Pearce, an earnest ad
vocate of temperance, wrote to Mrs.
Carrie Nation several days ago and
asked her if she would not include
our town in her contemplated tour
through this state, and aid us in
eur efforts to get rid of the saloons.
He received a telegram today saying
that she will be here on the 25th of
this month, and bring her hatchet.
An exciting time is expected.
Philadelphia Appropriate 35,OQ0 for
aa Exhibit at Charleston.
Philadelphia, June 6. S elect
councils adopted a joint resolution
appropriating $35,000 to be expend
ed for a proper representation of the
city of Philadelphia at the Charles-
ion Exposition.
THURSDAY JUNE 13. 1901.
DANGER FOR
THE SOUTH.
WILD SCHEMES OF DLSFRAN-
- CHISKMENT JEOPARDIZ
ING INTERESTS.
VIEVS Cf CCSCKSSUAM IIVIECSTCX.
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Satisfactorily- Dtsfreaehisea
Cat Dowa Rpres station.
Charlotte Observer.
Washington, June 5. The lead
ing member of the minority of the
great appropriation committee of the
House Congressman Livingston, t
Georgia sees danger ahead for the
South. He is not in favor of any
constitutional amendment for his
State in line with amendments on
the suffrage question which have
been adopted by Louisiana, Mississi
ppi, North and (South Carolina. He
seen danger In such amendments
which he thinks may In the future
result in the cutting down of the
congressional representation of States
adopting them.
"I think our people are against
such amendments to our state con
stitution," he said. "We are get
ting along nicely with the negro in
Georgia. The states which adopt
the amendments already adopted by
Louisiana, Mississippi, North and
South Carolina, may see the time
when Congress will take the matter
up with a view to affecting their
representation in Congress. As long
as Georgia is doing well we do not
care to run a risk of having our
representation cut down in the
United States Congress and the elec-
torial college. I was opposed to
giving the republicans the advant
ages we gave them at the last ses
sion in increasing their membership
in the House. We gave them an
increase of nine members when there
was no necessity for it, but we had
democrats who were so anxious to
get their own representation increas
ed that they were willing to let
them do as they wanted.
"The House was large enough.
Now, if they conclude their margin
not sufficient, and claim their
right to increase it by reducing the
representation of such states as
Louisiana, Mississippi, North and
South Carolina, it would bring tur
moil and strife and re-open the
issues of the civil war. For these
reasons I do not think it is best for
the Southern states to adopt such
constitutional amendments. I think
the Georgia election law remedies
the whole trouble complained of in
tha South. Any man can vote in
Georgia if he is not a felon and has
paid his taxes. The great majority
of the negroes have only a poll tax
to pay. A negro can refuse to pay
his poll tax of $1, and after he has
done so for twenty years he can vote
any time by paying it up. Rut
hundreds and hundreds of them
prefer to take care of the dollar to
voting. We have no educational
qualification. The number of negroes
in our state is not so large as it was
formerly. Very many of them are
moving away where agricultural
conditions are better than they are
in Georgia. The colored people in
the state are now in the proportion
of four to six."
A Student at Richmond CoUere Seat
Home In Disgrace,
Richmond, June 7. A young
man who is the son of one of the
most prominent and popular minis
ters in the State and who came of a
family with a long and illustrious
line of ancestors, was expelled last
night from Richmond College for
stealing, and has been sent home.
He was caught by Detective Wrenn
after rigid investigation. Articles
had been missing at the college,
among them a gold watch belong
ing to Prof. F. D. Winston, of the
chair of physics. The watch was
recovered from a pawn shop and
when the young man's rooms were
searched many articles belonging to
other students were found. The
young man seems crushed by the
disgrace.
A Large Deal la Beat Estate.
Morganton, N. C, June 7. In
formation from Asheville today is
to the effect that the M. R. Wilkin-
som Lumber Company have bought
the Cheever property comprising
over 30,000 acres of land in Rurke
county. The company will build
a narrow guage railroad . from Mor
ganton to Short-off mountain, the
western end of the property, a dis
tance of about eighteen miles. They
will also erect a large lumber plant
at Morganton, which will add to the
rown ana connw's material pros
perity. Mr. M. B. Wilkinson,
manager of the company, will short
ly move his family to Morganton
to live.
A Worthy Young Man.
Charity and Children.
The valedictorian at Wake Forest
this year was Mr. Rooke, a poor boy.
1 .9 mm m A . -
wflu cuuiu not anora u Doara at a
boaraing house, bat bought his
rations and did his. own cooking.
We have heard that his record as a
student was the best ever ;- made- at
the college. . The world . will . . hear
from the young man if his life is
arjared.
Anrran can
IMa a llMMBiO
FM Ae mm KlUe a Wm
Charlnto&, S. C, June 7. A fly
wnf at tli povrr bourn of IL
1 ha!Ktoa CVxkejlldated lUllway,
Gas and Klcctrk IJ-ht Company,
sixteen frt in dUmrter and weigh
ing eighteen tun, broke into a
myriad of fragments at 1 1 o'clock
Unlght, one of which killed a negro
woman.
At the time of the accident the
wheel was making 150 revolutions
a minute and enormous iilm
through the wall and roof. One
piece live feet long aud welzhlnr
about a too rtruck a nhanty Sou feet
from the power hotine and kilUt
Lydia Ronneau. a negro woman.
In the bed by her side was ber hu-
oana who was untouched. After
killing the woman the maw of iron
burst through the shanty floor and
nnauy naif buried iteulf in the
Att mm ...
ground 15 feet away.
Exactly aa Advertised.
London Answers.
An Indignant working farmer re
turned an hour after purchasim; a
horne.
"Look here, sir!" he exclaimed.
"I don't want thin horse you sold
me! lie shies. 1 can't get him to
croHs the bridge,"
"That's the reasou I sold him."
Haid the dealer, calmly. "Why did
jou come to me ibr the horse?"
"1 saw your advertisement in the
paper."
"I thought so. I gave my reasons
for selling him."
"Yoh; to be sold, you stated, for
no other reaMon than that the owner
wanted to go-out of town."
"Well, if you can get out of this
town with him," said the dealer,
"it will be more than I can do."
Mark Hanna a Colonel.
Cleveland, June G. Senator M.
A. Hanna has been appointed a
colonel on the official staff of Gen.
Rassieur, commander in chief of the
Grand Army of the Republic. Sena
tor Hanna was recently mustered
into the Grand Army of the Re
public as a member of Memorial
punt in this city.
Millions for Medical Science.
St. Paul, June 7 Official an
nouncement was made at the Na
tional Medical Convention of the
gift of $2,000,000 by John D. Rocke-
leller to the association for the pur
pose of furthering scientific medical
research. The tender of the el ft
was made through Dr. W. W. Welch.
of the faculty of Johns HonklnH
University.
Carnerle Giving- Away Money in
Britain.
London, June 7. Andrew Carne
gie signed a deed today transferring
$10,000,000 in five per cent. United
States Steel Corporation bonds to
trustees for benefit of the Univer
sities of Scotland. The amount be
comes Immediately available.
MADE JOBS FOR THEMSELVES.
HAS REACHED A SICKENING POINT.
rhe Lta-Ulatnre Created a Lara-e Namber
of Offices, And In Tarn Hare Been Ap
pointed bj the Governor or Board of
Directors to F1U the Office.
Monroe Enquirer.
The tendency of the appointive
power in our state government is to
give places to members of the legis
lature. This has been carried on to
such an extent that a laree per cent
of the memers of the last legislature
has been appointed to positions of
trust and honor. The common,
everyday people of the state are
criticising such an abuse of power,
as we have just right and cause to
do. The legislature created a laree
number of offices and then in turn
the Governor or board of directors
put in positions of honor and trust
those same legislators who made the
offices to which they are appointed.
Now, we have four new judicial dis
tricts to which judges and solicitors
are appointed by the Governor, and
three of the judges and three solici
tors are members of the leeislature
which created the new districts. J.
S. Mann, a member of the legisla
ture, was elected by the board of
directors of the penitentiary as the
superintendent of our state prison.
The legislature created that board
and the board "set up" an influential
member of the legislature which
created it. And thus it eoes until
it has reached a sickening point. It
looks very much to a man up a tree
like a case of "you tickle me with
a straw ana I'll tickle vou with a
telegraph pole."
South Carolina Whiskers Gome to
Greenville, S. C June 1, Be
sides having exciting politics and
being the author of the dispensary
system, South Carolina seeks the dis
tinction of produing the men with
the longest whiskers. .The neigh
boring county of Laurens has with
in its borders more than half a-dozen
men whose whiskers touch the
ground, and these men are fully up
to the average In height. P. H.
Martin has the distinction of wear
ing the longest chin ornaments. It
is believed that If he did not keep
them trimmed they would reach the
length of 13 feet or mare, for he
found that they grow not leas than
six inches each year.
nut.
JaAce rwMtt has iloa the J
mttM V. . ill i'rs aa
Me As 1 1 mm Tea Kff.
mttjmtm tmU
Judf Thacua R. Purorll, of the
I'nltrd HUtea Ittstrkt Cuorf, a fr
day alone Usurd the following gro
end order hVh U arlf eipUaaUsry,
Uwlt:
U'berms U I'nlU-l hUtea Coo
mladofier In and ft the Ijaatera
DUtrict of North Carolina have two
appointed from time to Um many
of 1km cotmubiie expire ua the
flri day of July, 1901, aud wherma.
lite Art of lotirrrm. rall&ed on the
2Mb day of May, 1S97, rtulrr the
the Duttrtct Court lo appoint l olUd
StaUn Comml'4oner for (bur yeans
unkm atHMter mnovrd.
U U now rouftldered ud ordertd
by the Court, that lite coaimbeUuus
of all United State CommWlonert
in ami for the Eastern DUtrict of
North Carolina be, and the mme are
hereby, revoked, and nald cutuml-
sioneni removed from office from
and after July 1, mi.
That the following tnon be and
they are hereby aptolntcd United
StatoM ComiubetlonerM in and fur the
Eastern DUtrict of North Carolina
for the term of four yr front and
after the firxt day of July, lil, uu-
Ien sooner removed:
John K. Rryau, MoiH-ure.
Caron Johuaun, ritUboro.
J. W. Rrowu, Oxford.
D. S. lUrrett, ML Caruiel.
Hugh Humphrey, GoUUboro.
Renj. F. Mclea', Maxtou.
M. R. Cul-p.r, KHzaheth City.
John NichoU, RaU'lgh.
Jus. M. Hittenton, Wllllamston.
A. V. Simpson, Raxtou.
George 11. Makepeace, Sanfonl.
A. J. Loflln, KInston.
James T. Gooch, Weldon.
J. C. Warren, Kdentou.
W. M. Kelley, Rockingham.
Lewi 11. Daniels, Roxboro.
John M. Wolf, Reaufort.
George F. Sneed, Dunn.
Albert 1. Faucett, Durham.
John D. Means, WiUon.
Wm. II. Cox, Laurinburg.
Samuel 1. Collier, Wilmlugtou.
Thos. N. Harrison, Littleton.
S. S. Daniel, Winton.
Robert Ia. Rurna, Carthage.
J. S. RlauUdell, Columbia.
L. R. Chapin, Lllllngton.
Charles R. Hill, New Rem.
James D. Parker, Smith field.
Charles T. Ruck man, Washington.
R. S. White, Klizabethtown.
A. D. MorrUey, FayettevUle.
This order to take eftect July 1,
1901.
The Clerk of thU Court will bwue
commhwions under the seal of the
court to each of the foregoing United
States Commissioner, who shall
qualify according to law on or be
fore the 10th day of July, 1801
THE BELGIAN 8AVINCS BANK.
Increases la the Naatber of Hooks
Anooaat of Deposit.
Washington post.
Official statislicH concerning the
Relgian Government savings bank,
sent to the State Department by Mr.
George W. Roosevelt, the American
Consul at Rrusbels, show that on De
cember 31st, 1900, the number of
books was 1,762,434, against 1,647,
263 in the previous year, and the
amount of deposits was $127.428..
143.38, an increase during the year
of $7,200,144. The capitalized In-
terest amounted to $3,462,840.43,
which added to the amount repre
sented in depositors' books, made a
grand total of $130,890,983.82, be
longing almost exclusively to the
working class. Owing to the Indus
trial prosperity throughout Relglum
during the past two years, there was
noticeable increase in deposits; but
during the last six months, on ac
count of the strike among tne glass
workers in the Charleroi district,
there has been a falling off.
Statistics also show that the In
habitants of the province of Hal
naut are the most thrifty and sav
ing in Relgium, as their deposits in
the postofhees alone during the year
just ended amounted to $1,630,963.
43.
Married 34 Tlaae. Father of SZ Chil
dren aarf Petered Oat at the AnoTIUS.
Indianapolis, June 8th. George
Smith, a colored inao, Is dead here
at the age of 105 years. He died at
the home of Captain David Rraden,
who brought him from the South
during the civil war. His earliest
recolectioa was that when a child at
Walls Ferry, Va, hi master sold
him for six dollars.
He was nineteen years old at the
time of the battle of New Orleans.
He said be was the body slave of
Captain Asa Rrowu, of NashviUe,
during the Mexican war and during
the civil war until his master was
kill.-d at the Utile at Lebanoo,
Tenn. The old man said he had been
married 84 times and that he
the lather of 52 children.
The Klondike) Gold Output.
Dawson, May 21. Via Seattle,
June 7. The spring clean-up season
Is in full 8 Ing In all parte of the
Klondike camp. The spring clean
up of the camp is estimated at $15
000,000, and the summer output at
$10,000,000. Gold dust is now
coming Into Dawson at the rate of
$30,000 to $40,000 a day.
MaeArthar Aaaomeee Thai all of the
Volaateers are Cotag Hoais.
Washington, Jane 7. A cable
gram was received at the War De
partment today from General Mac
Arthur, at Manila, announcing that
all the volunteers have left the
Philippines, en route for the United
States.
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gun In the hand of her eighteen
year old brother. It appear that
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tying be meant to ahootlt. At
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Washington, June 6. The Presi
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of Nichols Poiltx, who was convict
ed in North Carolina, of ooanter
feiting, and aentenced to serve six
yean in priaon. His wmtenoo Is
commuted to expire Jane IS, at
which time be wli; have served two
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