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3AMKJS If. TtUMAS - rXH&tSl.
fclaycr of Kdlfor Gm&le Cot Uj
Reward W a 'HpncUcoUrll
Charles Moberly Bell, managing! V ! Florida . UcUUtr . fiitt
director of the Umdon Time, dMj AibevilJe. N. C, April j.W!Oi HeonUI wwloa lwdtjr mt--aowt
yesterday in London. only bit physician aad young ncp.
: tin. is. a kxam ' rAastsw . !
1 - " ixjJ-i i.ii-JiiJ.ii.iiimrTli 1 1 "
; - - t - -
Qtm t the Expc tm fb tift
hew with him at tb end, Col. Jtmesi Th mayor of Roanoke. V&.. It
hit home- fcier yeiUrday.
Harrisoa was elected I year old
lim wa S
ttfit f AgricmlliiTeW lrrpA
V drat f 0m Jttcm otiifot f
A-CH4TS CW ;
Wapiti agios April 2.- Ir. Sataa
A-Mbcl Knapp, ae of Uus . fomoott
Frank II. Urigg. of Maine, was If. Tillman, once Lietitaant-Gorcr-t eargci wna grait muu wua . w
yesterday appointed by President: nor of South Carolina, aita aere io-r - ' rr k r!rf t
i . .v , -i-u. - A.jr - MmA (rtm ofite. ; la ccaay pxru of tm world. died at
; tery suddenly. He ha been here for $
Washington yesterday cabled $5,000 and haa bwa apparently getting bt-f mayor or wwo mcsoay. " L v i A I a 7 ZZ
to China for the relief of the famine ten A few day. ago he became flflk time ho haa eea elected bU f
fcUfferer. wono and reached the ttage where mayor of that city. Sectloa with Americaa rW prodae.
lu wai hard for blrn to take nourish-j ' t Uon ia tb Sala la pnsmoUoa
Atirf rnat Un ha olaced I mnt f-a. this afternoon he Warn The Alaaka coal fraad ease were! of Tarioat Southern crop, made htm
an order for tblrty-IWe new engine jmuCh weaker, and about 9: 30 o'clock! dlsmliaed la the United State Cir-f famous among agrtcoltaral iavesU.
and for more than one hundred j had a collapse, the end following al-fcalt Coart, at Seattle. Wash., Tnes-j gator. A ,
frelgh and passenger cars. j most Immediately. For year be waa? day, and was then appealed to the? RbeamaUam, which later deTelop-
lone of the political leader in SootH j Supreme Court. j d into a complication ofdUeas,
Three barns belonging to Itepre- Carolina, rising to -the position off caused Dr. Knappa death. He wa
tentative A. C. Cox. near Wades- Lieutenant-GoTernor of the State as! Prof. H. C. Hobart, director of the a graduate of Laloa College aad re
boro -were destroyed by fire Tuesday, fa follower of his uncle. United States school of commerce in Eastern Col-j eel vet. many degrees from other In
Losa' estimated at about $3,000, par- j Senator Benjamin It. Tillman. lege at Manassas. Va.. is mysterious, stitutlons.
tlally covered bv Insurance. ! In 1903, following editorial crit-!ly missing. . Neither his family nor Dr. Knapp introduced the ImproT-
' j icism in the Columbia State, he shot; his associates on the faculty of the! ed Japanese rice in this countjry after
Mrs Ann I erry. wno uvea aooui ; ana Kiiiea on me sireeis oi uoiuui- couege nae u vcwfec "
seven miles northwest of PitUboro, j bia the editor of that paper, N. G. j whereabouts.
Gonzales. A Jury later acquitted him
of the charge of murder. f J. J. Abbott,, mail clerk in the
The body will be taken to-day to! Tampa Northern railroad, was arrest-
the old Tillman Borne at Edgefield, j ed at Tampa, Fla.. Tuesday in con
S. C, for burial. 1 liection with the disappearance of a
, packet supposed to contain $10,000
Chatham County, lost four head oi
horses, together with barn and all
her feed stun, by fire one day last
week. The cause of the fire is un
known and there was no insurance.
Fire of an unknown Origin, which
started In the office of The Sentinel,
at La Grange, late Sunday night, de
stroyed tbe building and the gro
cery store adjoining, owned by a
Mr. Hurfc. The damage amounts to
about $2,000, with small insurance.
The board of commissioners of
Guilford County have decided not to
have any county court in Guilford.
An act was passed by the last Legis
lature giving the commissioners of
that county the power to establish a
county court if they desired to do so.
The properties of the Randleman
Manufacturing Company and. the
Naomi Falls Manufacturing Com
pany, both bankrupts, were sold un
der the hammer by order of court
last week. Both plants were pur
chased by J. E. Gilmer, of Winston
Salem, the price aggregating $215,-500.
Child of Mr. Gus Johnson Humed to
Dunn, N. C, April 1. While Mr.
Gus Johnson was plowing in the field
and burning some corn stalks and
grass, his little four-year-old child
was playing aruond the fire and its
clothes caught and the child was
burned to death. Mr. Johnson was
badly burned in trying to save the
Mr. Henry Lee Killed by a Train at
Goldsboro, N. C, April 3. Parties
coming to this city this afternoon re
port that a special express train of
empty cars going South over the At
lantic Coast Line, between this city
and Wilmington, Saturday afternoon
at a high rate of speed, struck and
instantly killed an old gentleman,
Mr. Henry Lee, at Calypso, who was
walking across the track on iiis way
to the home of his daughter, with
whom he lived.
GUXTKK BROTHERS AltHESTEI). ! from a registered mail pouch be-
Madison County Officials Had Peril
ous Trip Over Mountains.
Ashevllle, N. C. April 4. After
an all-night search in a downpour of
rain through the mountains of
Cocke County, Tenn., near the North
Carolina boundary Sheriff W. M.
Buckner, of Madison County with a
posse of deputies this morning sur
prised Riley and Elisha Guhter while
they were still in bed, arrested and
took the two men. to the county seat.
These are. the men who, on Sunday
night, waylaid two deputy sheriffs,
shooting the officers from their
horses and rescued their two broth
ers. The search took the sheriff's
posse over almost impassable roads
and it was only after they had search
ed a number of houses that in the
early morning they found the cabin
of Richard Gunter, one of the nine
Gunter brothers. The people of the
household were Just arising when the
officers surrounded the cabin and
Sheriff Buckner kicked open the
door at the same tinje leveling two
revolvers at a bed on which were
resting the two men wanted. Taken
completely by surprise they offered
no resistence although beside them
in bed were two Winchester rifles.
A careful search failed to locate
the other two brothers, who were res
cued Sunday. The prisoners were
taken to Marshall. -
The two officers who were shot are
JUDGE J. S.
ADAMS DIES SUDDENLY.
tbe Philippines for the Department
In 1S9S he was appointed to an
important post in the Department of
Agriculture aad the same year visited
Japan, China and the Philippines to
report on agricultural conditions in
the islands, returning early in 1899.
t?een Tampa and Tarpon Springs, on! In 1900 he visited Porto Rico on a
March 25. Thirty-two hundred dol- similar mission.
lars of the amount has been recover
ed and postoffice inspectors are on
the trail of two others believed to
be connected with the theft.
.Man Flies With Wife 28 Miles for
. Augusta. Ga., -March 30. In a
high wind that uprooted trees, avia
tor, Frank Coffyn, accompanied by
his young wife, made a flight of more
than 28 miles from Augusta to Aik
en, S. C, in 41 minutes to-day In 41
to keep a breakfast appointment with
No woman in America, under
weather conditions of any sort, has
ever made a flight of this length.
It was found impossible to take a
straight course because of the direc
tion of the wind.
Dr. Knapp was the first president
of the Iowa Stock Breeders Associa
tion and at the time of his death was
president of the Rice Association of
frail tm loprS will' lit
&t ioar 4 prodvtm a aca trail
tt-Uwf that ar trtmc4 tsoff
A Esecs3fit an bwrWttd a
Rowaa for the buildlag of - lff
cottoa warhiAe for tortnx cottoa
aad msg It direct to the mill. The
matter U Uin promulgated by th
Itowaa Farmer' Co-operatir Educa
tional Ualoa. aad It U 14 th farm
er ar a unit la fator of th ware
If tome of our reader who hat
mad a success of railing poultry will
write aa article oa the subject for
the column they will confer quite
a favor oa some of our tafcscrlber
who are thinking of engaging la the
poultry butiae oa a more cxtewlve
scale. Tell the best breeds aad why
you think they are tbe bet.
The Departmeat of Agriculture at
"Approximately $8,000,000 loss
wa sustained by the peach growing
industry in the United States east of
the Rocky Mountain last season from
brown-rot, scab and curculio. a small
beetle. The loss was about half the
value of the crop. It 1 estimated
that with 113,950,000 bearing tree
last season's crops aggregated from
'$12,000,000 to $l,000,000.,t
JUDGE O'GOHMAX ELECTED SENATOR.
Senatorial Deadlock in New
Ends After a Struggle of More was as follows:
A correspondent to the New and
Tbe crop made by Mr. R. H.
Weeks in 1910 on the Pittman farm
in Edgecombe County, near Whita-
York kers, owned by Mr. John Sherrod,
One hundred and
Navy Department May.Establish Aviation-School.
Washington, D. C March 30. In
order to form a corps of competent
aviators for the navy, thus recogniz
ing that the flying machine will be a
factor in future warfare, an aviation
school probably will be established at
Annapolis by the Navy Department
this summer. Lieut. T. G. Ellyson,
an expert, who for several months
past has been receiving instructfo
in the operation of aeroplanes at San
Diego, Cal., will be one of the in
structors at the school, according to
tha present plan. ,
Train Hand Killed in Freight Wreck.
China Grove, N. C April 1. The
sudden breaking of an axle on a coal
car wrecked an extra southbound
freight on the Southern Railway at
the town limits early to-night, killing
an unknown negro train hand, de
molishing six cars and tearing up
both of the main line tracks for 200
yards. The most serious damage
Was on His Way to Jackson to Hold
a Term of Court.
Warrehton, N. C, April 3. Judge
Joseph S. Adams, of Asheville, while
on his way to Jackson, where he
would have held court his week, died
here on Sunday. He had stopped
here on, a visit to his son, a student
of Warrenton High School, and was
stricken with apoplexy Sunday morn
ing about 7 o'clock. The end came
very quickly, the Judge having pass
ed away about 1:30 p. m.
Judge "Adams was elected last fall
from the Twelfth Judicial District
and had already proven himself to
be one of the ablest judges in the
State. He presided over February
court, held in this county, and dur
will be the delay to the main linein& tnat week's stay quite a number
trains. The track was so badly torn
up that it is probable the schedule
cannot be resumed before Sunday
morning. Wrecking crews are build
ing a track around the wreck.
Rev. S. C. Owen, of Candler, Drop
Asheville, N. C, April 3. -Walking
toward, his bed to lie down, Rev.' S.
C. Owen, of Candler, yesterday fell
outstretched across the bed dead. He
had complained of feeling unwell and
had remained In his room while oth
er members of the' family went to
dinner. Hearing the noise of a fall,
his wife rushed into the room to find
' her husband dead. He was a promi
nent Baptist minister of thisy county
and Secretary of the County Farmers'
Co-operative - and Educational Union.
Surviving are his wife and several
children. Death is said to have been
due to an attack of apoplexy.
of our people became very much at
tached to him.
His remains left for Asheville on
yesterday afternoon's train.
Marines Votes for Federal Income
Augusta, Maine, March 30. Fol
lowing a conference between Gover
nor Plaisted and the . Democratic
leaders of the House and Senate, the
Legislature voted late to-day to ratify
the proposed amendment to the Fed
eral Constitution providing for an
income tax. This action squarely re
versed that taken by the Senate this
morning and by the House previously
in voting against the Federal tax and
adopting a State tax measure.
Than Two Months A Tammany ite
is Finally Elected. j
Albany, N. Y?, March 31 Supreme
Coart Justice James Aloysus O'Gor-j
man (Democrat), of New York City,
was elected United States Senator
to-night by the Legislature, after the
most protracted struggle over this
position, ever held in the Empire
State. On the final ballot, the sixty
fourth, he, received 112 votes to 80
cast for Chauncey M. Depew, whose
term expired March 4th.
The result was in doubt almost to
the minutp of recording the votes
owing , to the uncertainty as to how
many of the Democratic insurgents,
who for over two months had pre
vented an election because of their
oppositon to ;Wm. F. Sheehan would
enter the second caucus which had
been adjourned from day to day since
At the close of a day, of almost
continuous negotiations the insur
gents capitulated and Justice O'Gor
man was elected. A few minutes be
fore the ballot was cast Justice
O'Gorman's resignation from the
bench was filed at the office of the
Secretary of State, as a constitution
al, provision would have prohibited
his election while holding the office $f
Justice of the Supreme Court.
sixty-five bales of cotton, packed,
425 pounds to the bale, on 137 acres
of land; 600 bagsfeof peanuts, 350 to
500 barrels of corn, 100 bushels of
field peas, and l 1,300 pounds of
"The crop was cultivated with a
force of eleven plows, and the land
on which the peas and corn was
raised was not measured, but Mr.
Weeks states that on the farm are
now sixty-five head of hogs, twenty
seven head of horses, mules and colts
to be fed, and this corn will be suf
ficient to feed them this year."
Mart tunmg W Dm
AsftUtoa Ala., Ajni . . ,
riSSc: w!b4- Hem rti .
feeatjr dowtsrar of tnz. t
city aad rorrcMSfttftac
day. Street r mi M
allied aad ulr?a s
!rt wcr tons doa
ana ana several tssau z'i
Birmingham. Ala., A--.
bcaty wlsd aad rain tto- ,t(
over thU Uo8 of AUbac-4 v .J
aad telegraph wir oat of
Joa. No na diSMi-
Other polld la the Sut ,
ported to hate fared tm t,lffc
alt of the torm which ; t
from th Gulf lnt mom it
At CUatoa. Ala., trr rf sh
rooted aad bouse badly di ,
the high wind. Tt t.., u
piungea ibio uriim
electric light plant wa pui 0
com mill Ion by falling trti
Montgomery, Ala., April 4
tecuon wif Yisiicu uy me or; tt
rala and hall tonn today k? u
year. Ualoatown and Sim tteru
ed coaslderable property ajs.
Wire are down la nearly
rectloo. In the vicinity of Mo&trc4.
ery there wa a deluge of rase, ul
the wind reached a velocity of n
miles aa hour.
DEMOCRATS WITHOUT A COMPASS.
Ground Broken for Great Interurban
Anderson, S. C, March 30.
Ground'was broken to-day for the
construction of the road-bed of the
Greenville, Spartanburg and Ander
son line of the Piedmont and North
ern Electric Railway, which will con
nect Greenwood, S. C, Charlotte;
N. C, and smaller towns between W.
J. Oliver, of Knoxville, Tenn., has
the construction contract. 'The syn-
Negro Boy .Burned to Death in His
Fayetteville, N. C, April 1. A
four-year old negro boy, the son ol!
Chaney : Hart, a tenant on the farm
of R. Bailey Evans, west of Fayette
ville,- was burned to death this morn
ing, his clothing catching flre while
he was sitting on the hearth of his
home where his mother had left him
with several other children while she
went on an errand.
Kowan Citizen Jbataiiy-lnjurea in a
Runaway; , .
Salisbury, N. C, 1. Cyrus Barn
hardt, an aged and, well known citi
zen of Rowan County, was run over
and it is thought fatally hurt by a
team of horses at China Grove this
' afternoon. The team, was being used
at a land sale and,v taking fright,
dashed over the old man, rendering
his condition precarious, and .he was
taken home by a p"hysician.
Durham Officers Captured Booze and
. . e . ' Horses.
Durham, N. C, March 31. The
officers have been unable to locate
the owner of ten gallons of blockade
booze and "the fine horse captured
Tuesday night in East Durham by
Officer Lonnie Morgan.
The whiskey was in a buggy -and
was near a near beer saloon when
the officer called to the man driving
the horse to wait , a minute. The
gentleman did not obey. He fled
and left everything behind. There
is no clue to th horse owner, but
the whiskey is so much less valu
able than the animal that there isl
half an opinion that there will be
somebody turn up for the team.
Several weeks ago -there was a
theft; of. two horses from the livery
stable here. These had been taken
in a "raid on the road to Hillsboro.
There were 100 gallons of whiskey
and the horses were brought here.
One morning at 4 o'clock there was
a call for a team and some men came
stole two saddles and two horses and
have never been heard from.
the street railway system of Char
lotte, Greenville and Anderson.
Mecklenburg Wants a Home For
Widows of Confederate Soldiers. -
dicate, which is said to be backed
by the Duke interests, has purchased f fourth that the act attempts to regu
Railroads Attack Validity of Safety
Atlanta, Ga., April 3. Action at
tacking the Federal safety appliance
act as it effects railroads was started
in the United States Court here to
day at the instance of the- Louisville
and " Nashville and Atlantic Coast
Line railroads. " They seek to have
the act declared unconstitutional, set
ting forth the reasons, which the law
should be taken off the statute books,
v The reasons are:
First, that Congress in passing the
act, exceeded its powers to regulate
commerce; second, that such a law, is
not authorized by. the Constitution;
that the act is so broad that it pen
alizes railroads engaged in interstate
commerce, whether the defective ap
pliances on. which, the Government
bases Its prosecution have been used
in interstate commerce or not;
New Reciprocity Bill Will Be Intro
.duced Democrats Undecided on
the Tariff Thousands of New
Bills the First Day.
Washington, D. C, April 4. The
plan of the tariff revision to be re
commended to the House by the
Ways and Means Committee will be
the subject of a conference tomor
row morning among the Democratic
members of the committee. Although
revision and reciprocity have been
thoroughly considered by Chairman
Underwood and his associates, no
definite method of procedure has
been determined upon up to this
There is a division of opinion as
to whether the Canadian reciprocity
measure should be presented as a
separate bill, or should have attach
ed to it revised schedules embracing
parts of the existing tariff law, such
as the woolen or cotton schedules.
A decision may be reached at to
morrow morning's meeting, and that
the committee will be ready, if de
sired, to report some legislation to
the House by Thursday.
It is understood that the Demo
cratic members of the committee
have a reciprocity measure In slight
ly different terms than the McCall
Sweep Portion of MiU4f
Gulfport. MlsaT, April 4. u-
damage wa done by the heavy ks'.
west gale which swept orer th n$
and harbor this afternoon, 'the O.
man ship Sacken dragged t.li
and fouled a small schoont-r. T
schooner Robert G. Dunn was Uoj
from her moorings and ramrn-i xu
Gulfport, doing $200 damage.
Will Smith, a negro, trying to f
cape the fury of the torm. ran ii
front of a train and was killed
WELDON POLICEMEN ARUK.sTKH,
The Chief and Assistant Placed t
der Heavy Bond Charged t&
CauHing the Death of George Jn
Weldon, N. C. March"30.-Oa i
bench warrant issued by Pr-;ditf
Judge J. S. Adams of the HaHfu
Superior Court, Chief-of-Polke Did
ens and his brother. Policeman U
ny Dickens, both of Weldon, were ar
rested and taken before the court
day to answer to the charge of it
saulting and causing the death c!
George Jones, an old citizen, w he
friends say waa inoffensive.
Judge" Adams held the chief unie
$5,000 bail and his brother unit
$2,500 bond for th next term
court. The arrests caused a big; i?
sation and thj court-room was rery
Several North Carolina Postinartrtt
Washington, April 5. The Presi
dent sent to the 'Senate today &
following nominations for
States postmasters: -
John M. Burrows, Asheboro; Wr
ren V. Hall. -North Charlotte; Mot
L. Buchanan, Concord; Frank S
Dickey, Murphy; John G. Brown, td
Charlotte, N. C, April 3.- A prop-f
osition has been, started here with
fine prospects of success for the es
tablishment of a home"for widows, of
Confederate veterans and of other
deserving women, the same to cost
at least $25,000 or more. , A num
ber of representative ladies appeared
before the county commissioners to
day together with a delegation of
Confederate veterans. ,
Would Shut Off the Long Winded "
Ones. " -
Washington, D. C., April 3. Sen
ator Curtis, of Kansas, is preparing
to "inaugurate a crusade for an
amendment of the Senate rules.
which will permit the Senate to de
termine when debate shall cease up
on a given subject. He announced
jp-day-that he will introduce a reso
lution for an amendment to provide
for closure after a subject has been
under discussion for five separate
calendar, days or ten -consecutive
hOUrS. ; V r
- 9 ,
Under the plan suggested any Sen
ator would be recognized to move
for the termination i of debate, and if
the motion prevails by a two-thirds
majority a vote shall be taken after
three hours additional discussion.
"Under the present rules any tw6
or three Senators can hold up a sub
ject indefinitely," said Mr. Curtis in
diseussing his resolution. rtThe coun
try sends us here to transact busi
ness, and we shall provide the way
ror doing so. Certainly there can be
no reasonable complaint of a rule
that allows two-thirds of the mem
bers avoice on the point of cloture."
late appliances used in intra-State as
well as interest commerce; and, fifth,
that the act violated the tenth
amendment to the Constitution, be
cause "the powers not delegated to
the United States by the Constitution
by it are reserved to the -States or
During the past few months the
Government has made more than a
dozen cases out under this act
against railroads entering Atlanta.
Democratic Ring Defeats "Progress
ives" in Baltimore Republicans
Baltimore, Md.. Apr. 3. The Dem- World-Wide System of Crop Resort
jng. - - - -Washington.
D. C. April 3. A
world-wide system of crop reporting
win he proposed at the International
Institute of Agriculture, which will
assemble in Rome May 15th.
; F. Danna Durand, director of the
census, has been delegated to repre
sent the Department of Agriculture
and explain the methods of crop re-
porcing in the United States.
ocratic organization opposed by all
the newspapers of the city,, "won a
sweeping vitcory in the primary- elec
tion here today. James Preston, or
ganization candidate for mayoralty
nomination, defeated Mayor J. Barry
Mahool by - about 9,000 majority.
Mayor, Mahool is a former president
of the League of American Munici
palities. ' ; ' : , - "-.
- Former Mayor E. Clay Timanus
defeated -Charles H. Torsch for the
Republican mayoralty nomination by'
a large majority.
Negro Reglinent.WiU P Sent to the
Seven-iear-um i$oy snot ana KiUed, Atlanta. Ga Ai-n a
' ..f. i TXUXS in CUIJ-
We want agents in every county in
the State. We have some good pre
mium offers In connection with the
paper. Write us for terms. -Address,
THE CAUCASIAN. ;.
' Raleigh, N. C. "
Brother by Accident.
- Anderson, S. C, April 4. J. T.
Conwell, aged seven years, son of G.
E. Conwell, a farmer, was accident-
fourth infantry regiment, comnosed
entirely of negroes, is to be recruited-
to full war strength before sail
ing IOr the Philfnnfn. nmo
ally shot and fatally wounded by hi3; next month. ; Instructions reached
uAMaC, mv, jFisi, uear, lue local recmitinp- stntfnn
here to-day. The .wounded lad. nerv- from the AVaf nrtn,-
ily told the story of the shooting be- e.ery effort to obtain negro recruits
fore death cut short his words. , for this regiment. .
WoH bless North Carolina &
Boston. Mass., April 4. The Fed
eral grand jury to-day returned
true bill aealnst Howell T. Voo4.
local attorney, charging miss
the mails In connection with aa v
leged misrepresentation in el2!f
administration bill, and that it" may bonds of the Corriher Mills corpc
be presented by Chairman Under-j tlon, ofXandis, N. C.
wood. j z
"Bills on almost every conceivable!
i subject, both public and private were!-
introduced today. They provided for
changes in the tariff, pensions, im
provements in the postal service, an
income tax and many other matters.
Several hundred public bills and
more than ' two thousand private bills
were presented during the three
hours that the House was In session.
Representative Hull, of Tennessee,
Is the author of a bill for an income
tax of $5,000 or more derived from
any source whatever, unless other
wise ' taxed, to be assessed at a rate
of one per cent a year. He expects
to press this bill without regard to
the proposed constitutional amend
ment on the subject. .
ncglistcd Ccldteuccd Cc
calicn, RtzjUy IlcstorcJ
. , -.;:-...,.;-;: --.-
Mr. Rosa Coyer.
a month I felt better than
"1 thank Peruna for ac '
strength. I send you two Jtf
you can see what Percna
ed in p
eat nor V
and Jf " tf.