RALEIGH. N. C. THURSDAY. JUNE. 29, 1911.
AFTER TIIK Ll'MItEIl TIll'ST.
ma-rhine la the
i out of date.
a he HK-a the platform.
.:i..(-klnjt-t doesn't like
no iK-. atic har
!;i.-t day for ne.
. the real article
, , and Observer poses aa a
oh :,aper, yet it has its morn-
i.innton Dispatch says:
:iusage skirt." Prefer to
Four SerrfiArie f Lumber IeaJeV'
AMfUrin Art Indicted by a Kpv
cial Federal Grand Jury A Sew!
Kind of a Trust.
Chicago, Hi., June 23. Fourteen
secretaries of as many retail lumber
dealers' associations, indicted by a
special Federal grand Jury here to
day for alleged violation of the Sher
man law, constituted a new kind of
"trust," according to the United
States attorneys who conducted the
The retail lumber dealers. It was
admitted at the close of the investi
gation, had no incorporation, no cap
ital stock and did not try to control
prices and prevent competition among
themselves. Instead they had what
the attorney Kay was a "trust of
power anu sougni to proviue iui u
lumber should bo sold to consumers
only through retail dealers and not
directly by wholesalers or manufac
turers. The secretaries of the retail asso
ciations constitute the Lumber Secre
taries' Bureau of Information, incor
porated in Illinois in 1905, and rep
resents thousands of retailers. Among
those indicted was It. P. Bransford,
in baIstu Ub Mr. Hi;ti. tt pr-$-detit
of tfee Uab'f Trut. tM'.ii
that J4r. Hiaen returned to C-lcao
, . . the day bfr Castor !rir as
Thlt IS What thC DemOCretlC elected, and at otce tpt034 to
r a fV-. Governor bee nan at tte capital of ih
Hous ta Trying to Do stAte to lh4. efrct thAt b La4 jBBt
reiureed from Waahisgtoa asd that
PRESIDENT TAFT'S WISE 2rs doa there ast4 Lori
mer esectia aca vsai ce oa i&e bob
B.T) COT YET Kl SIBIK
Warc-Kraocr Tobacco Suit
Continues to Drag Along m
United States Court
SutktuU Testimony at tlw LoriM-r,
Inetlgatl The Head of the
Mormon Cliurch Admit That the
Cliurch 11 aa ione Into CV-mrtiur-hhip
With the Sugar Trut and b
ey with him. There
Mr. Cook and Mr. Hiss were un
friendly and Lad bad some dil!erer;c-s
in business, but tLU a the only
effect made to break down the testi
mony of Mr. Cook.
This evidence, however, is not very
dissimilar from evidence that has Al
ready been produced by the legisla
tive investigating committee of the
IV P m ... - - - M
. TtrcTiMnuv oin cn n ,T
as an attempt i o i ifioii ixuuuv
to show that "
Making Money by tle IWI Secre
tary Fither lrevents a Syndicate legislature of the State of Illinois.
From Stealing the Gn-ateJt Coal
I1Hit in the World in Alaska.
(Special to The Caucasian.)
Washington. D. C, June 27. 1911.
The Tariff War Vm Wanier.
When the Democratic House called
upon President Taft for a report of
the tariff board on wool and other
schedules, the President replied that
Allftfd ThtwU of 1L I. Urt.
Whik lreidit of Wrtta-WhlW-Inw
Tteo 0turnj. Not tvm
prtrttl K. II. War, lVeldrai of
Wam-Kraewr T!w (Vijnj .
lU-Utr IUw and Fall f 111 t.
tr-m mir of tlie Tlitrwr Trn
firing During Work In IUg Trial.
Although it tillered that only
three eek mould be required to try
the ifiuei between the Ware-Kramer
Tobacco Company and the American
On yesterday, the Secretary of the
Interior issued a decision declaring
:;in.i man killed himself be-
. ,,,1,1,1 not understand Poe s of ijriion Cit', Tenn.. Secretary of the
Retailers Lumber Dealers' Associa
tion. The power of the retailers' organi
zations was wielded through the Bu
reau of Information according to the
indictments and by a scheme resem-
as, the Democratic politicians bling blacklist published in a trade
paper. l nis puuncauon v. as uamcu
in the list of overt acts, as the means
ioTh the Raven Xever-
( has. T. Russell says that hell
i, Notwithstanding the Doc"
t r reform.
for alleged destruction of its cijear-
et'e business by the American To
bacco Company, the Weila-Whlt-head
Company and W. M. Carter, it
is now thought that another week
will doubtless be consumed in get
ting the mattter finally settled.
Verv few dispositions were intro-
lQ nnt of oeht and "y which the secretaries published to
,on ( ounty is out of debt and Qf manufactur.
:,;ts ov r thirteen thousand dollars in erg and wholesalera who sold direct
t.-. tr.-asury. Put, Sampson is not to consumers. The names of more
... S r iw niocratic rule. than one hundred concerns, luuuumt,, begt tQ reUre from the Cabnet
- mail-order houses and wholesale deal- ,
. ' nnnariuanl!) tothePacific A Vindication of Pinchot.
uemotraia wuu v..
Wniider if those
are going over the State trying to'
organize the Simmons' forces are do
in? all the work as a patriotic duty?
The Charlotte Chronicle thinks that
after the next election the Democratic
party will have four more years to
valt. The Chronicle sees ahead with
a prophetic eye.
the board would not be ready to re- Tobacco company, wsereia uv iuaa
oort on wool and other important tiff is asking for $1,200,000 damage
the famous Cunningham coal claims scriedules berore nexi iau, uuu
in Alaska as illegal. It will be re- as soon as their report was ready giv
inembered that the severe attack jng the differences in the cost of pro
made upon Secretary Hallinger, which duction and the cost of labor hero
finally resulted in driving him out of and abroad as a basis on which to fix
the Cabinet was because of his al- a fair and just tariff schedule, that
leged friendliness to these Cunning- the same would be forwarded to Con
elaims. cress, and he further said that he did
It was charged that Mr. Ballinger not think that the business interests ullted this week, the defense object
had been the attorney for the holders of the country should bo jeapor- jnK to certain parts of the testimony,
of thece claims, which, if was alleged, dized by radical tariff legislation un-'. anj the plaintiff not pressing certain
were backed by a mam mouth coal till such accurate information which
trust, before he went into the Cabi- would soon be in hand could be con
net. These charges resulted in a Con- sidered.
trroccirmai investigation, and while a wuhnnt waiting for this informa-
e -' ' ... " - . ... ....... i f
majority of the committee upheld tion the Democratic House passed a He told in uetau me uuiue u.
Secretary Ballinger. yet developments bm cutting the wool schedule half in Ware-Kramer concern from its for
i were such that the Secretary thought!-two speaker Champ Clark has animation in 1904 until it was Ied
nounced that the Democratic House in the hands of a receiver in i?u.
will continue to rush through hills
cutting down radically and without
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Al UliME U rmW4a H
1a!la 31; i!s. $a . Ja 11 - Taa
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rsty ,as4 ti It In r. It f
KafUad. rf 14? itJ y
tfytiif rTff.-.ta:.tr f tt?Cts
World AT.'-afef a to M
IVUfilsiff to k li irtU5. of
t& Ctar for tt ?trtk.r. c!
tut FaUrrtlty S tlt fit? .
oa tbir U
Dr. tosrll til to t W-',t--a
fof a Wttrf So le Csr r,4 i? lt
cr iH a! ot.c ?k to tttalt ff4a
tut fror,4 tt Hr.'.uh V-?wif?i elS
It a furttrr 4rs44 by rvss
rntltr tbat irj tt rcr,i of a ;.itl
refuel b tb liu!on Ooftiet;l
for i-rts.imU'ti u baliJ la St l'5rf
burjc tb pro; ur.irrity UJ t
locatvl is Urriin. Cktv:?. .
Ilrlin a Wt-d lo r.'.fM ta
plac fur the r.nt riiwti&c It. 11
It waa io drrided thl th ItuU3
ileleatiors houid t et.x, so Wh
iDRton on nnt Monday. Titj 5ii
b re-bd by Pnrsdnt nl Mr
a . m m W
other parts. The president, oi iue
Ware-Kramer Tobacco Company, F.
D. Ware, was on the stand Monday
afternoon. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Booker T. WanhtnKton male
t-rlncopal addr at tt-tilicbt"
slon. H told of th proRf-
by tbe negro race during the pat 4 4
WILL MT .mUMil.F..
kni'n Say He Vn St Hr Ills
Way 1ear l IK S In IVtulInc
Washington. D C, Jun IT. Ham-
uel Gompers. President of the Ameri-
Mr. Ware said that nis compauj uu Fe4eraUon of ibor. will not
been forced to abandon field after . RIK)loglU) lo tne Supreme Court of
field on account of the methods e-;lho DUtrJcl of Columbia. hen ho
ployed by the defendants, some of appeara in comIany with Secretary
these methods being the placing of Frank Morron ana Vke-Prt-ildrct
coupons in cigarene v. i jonn Mitchell. July 17th, to show
An exchange says that Aycock and
VtticWn will give Simmons a run for
bis money. Thought they had decid
ed not to use any money in the Sen
Coast were snown uy uucumcuiau , u wag the controversy over tnese. hearing or information
evidence given the grand jury to nave; cQal claims and tne actlve part whlcn! hedule after another.
appeared in the publication as hav- j Mr pinchot tne chief Forester of
ing violated the proscriptions of the; rvtxrnm(tni took in opposing the Playing PolIUcs.
retailers who it is said retaliated by j patenting of these claims, that caused It is plain that this Is being done igiving a.way of cigarettes and theicaUBe why they should not be held In
refusing to purcnase goous ibis dismissal and the dismissal of a as a political move to furnish Demo-; placlng Gf baseball pictures m pacK-, conU;mpL Tne cate Rrew out of the
those who had offended. numDer Gf other officials connected j cratic campaign thunder for the next ages Tne Ware-Kramer Company, I recent iitjKatlon between the Federa-
The members of the board of in-jwith tne forestry service in the In-i election. It Is understood, however, j he saIdf abandoned Its Southern field. ; u aQd th? Buck glovc aD(1 Uang
formation also were cuargcu trior DeDartment from public sr- th-t president Taft Is not distumea ; and gOU(?ht a maritet m tne unu. ComDanT f !uIs. Mo. It was
vice. - 'by this effort to play politics on thewhere competition had not become i BUggested Dy a committeo of attor-
When -the President appointed Mr. jpart cf tne Democratic House, butjBO en. neys who recommended a re-openlnc
having maintained a system of espi
onage over the business affairs of the
wholesalers and manufacturers and
having published letters and bulle
tins, showing "unehical" conduct on
the part of the wholesalers and con-
Fisher, of Chicago, as Secretary of j tnat wm be ready to furnish Congress The worgt blow yet felt by the , Qf tfae contempt proceedings that an
the Interior to succeed Mr. Ballinger,' Qvit fall with accurate official infor-j plaIntiff came Tuesday afternoon J apoiogy from tr,e labor leaders might
Mr. Pinchot and others who had taK-i mation on all of the leading scnea-, when the COurt ruled as incompetent j acceptej a8 complete reparation,
en his side in the controversy, ex-; 1llps on which to base a proper tariff i the alleged declaration of It. J. j if t was conscious of having done
sumers in selling goods direct to con- pressed tneir gratification at the ap-j revision. It is also beginning to be- BriggSf president of the Wells-White- R trlval wrong, even to a child." said
sumers. ! pointment of a man, who was a mem- j come ciear that when that is done; head cdtapany, that his company : Mr Gompers, "I would apologize ab-
The indictments were returned af-s of the Nationai Conservation Qr-1 tnat the stand-pat Republicans and! would follow White Rolls cigarettes, ; ject, Under the existing circum-
ter six weeks oi inesugauou uj o. nization of which Mr. Pinchot was;the orogressive Republicans wxnt , b olaintifT. across tne seas stances I do not see mr way clear."
O . . . 1 M 9
Japan and to the very gates oi naas .
The Democrats have now started a j special grauu jui cmi-auw. ' C ; president, and wnica orgamzaiiuu , unite in voting ior sucn a ituu.uuu
for a Mr. Foss. ! - 1Jiat-1 "t . nad opposea iue aimuuc ui u. j , wnicn tne wuu uuai u - - -
investigation was uuu u..Cwu Ballinger. ! and proper
of the ttorney-tjrenerai anu iuilui;
Assistaiit Attorney-General J. A. Ken-; But Alaska Coal Still in Danger.
yon. I The decision just rendered by Sec
Each indictment is in two counts, j retary Fisher meets the warm en
Presidential boom ior a
Every time the Democrats succeed in
electing a mayor they think it their
dtitv to boom him for President.
.n Mount Airy the city authorities! The firs. .charges conspiracy , among , dorsement of Mr Pinchot and is look
WThen that is done, the
purpose of the Democratic pop-gun
bills, prepared and rushed through
without any accurate information,
will be so clear to the country that
th nemocrats will be robbed of the
if that were necessary to put. inem ,
out of business. Other testimony,
that the Ware-Kramer Company had
been offered sums of money not to
enter the field was also ruled out.
In deciding that the alleged decla
ration of Briggs was incompetent,
St. John's Day at Maonio Orphanage
Oxford. N. C June 2 4 The cele
bration at the asylum was a big suc
cess. From early dawn the crowd
commenced to pour in from every
where. The four large excursion
trains from Weldon, Raleigh. Dunn
! tne reian uw.o ea Upou as a tuuipreic ! only issue wuu wuitu w ' i the court expiaineu iuai uio i . nnrham hrnnrht Immense
m m--- m m-m - y r
win not allow tne express tumu, , : fMHD hotwMn the man-k... u.ar ncr Pinrhot.
to deliver whiskey in the evening. . ufacturer3 and wholesalers and thejin an interview expressing his pleas-
Probably afraid there would not be( consumers; the second count charges
enough left for the morning tonic, j a conspiracy to suppress and elimi-
i nate the competition tnat snoum exiat
. . .. i wwp(m the wholesalers and the re
Some say Craig should have the; een the wnoie
I mailers auu iuc uuouv.
Governship next time for services
ure at the decision, sounds a new
note of warning to the effect that the
rendered to the party. What were THIRTY SHOTS FIRED IN PISTOIj
the services trying to impeach those
honest judges 6o that hungry Demo
crats could get their jobs?
gobble up his coal have already se
cured the control of the harbor rights
at the nearest point to the shipping
of this coal and have also the control
of the nearest right-of-way for the
shiDoine of coal from these fields on
Foster F. Harper and William Ridge- j the Alasan coast. He declares that
war Invited to Hold Peace Meeci th- mon0nolv of the harbor and
ing, Bat Forget the Objeet of Their . transp0rtation must be broken up, or
els the effect or this decision win w
largely nullified, because he points
out that those who control the nar
same interests that were trying to ratificd without amendment, and it is
thought that when this is done that
nothing further can be accomplished
at this session and that Congress
will adjourn. While the President Is
not what might be called a good pon
hope to win at the next election. . if made vere made in 1904, before
It is now clear that the reciprocity j tfae plaintiff nad begun making cig
treaty for which the President called j arettes; tnat Briggs retired from the
the Congress in extra session win ue, DresIdency Df the Wells-W hitehead
that his relations
Co. in July 1905;
with the American Tobacco people
w ere contractual, and that be had no
authority, as its agent, to make any
such declaration. Furthermore, it
was shown that the plaintiff did be-.
Mission and Open Fire Upon Each
Other at Sight
Anderson. S. C., June 26. Foster
Harper and William Ridgeway,
The Charlotte Chronicle wants the
next National Democratic Convention
held in Baltimore so as to get as far
away from Bryan as possible. Don't j e
worry. Bryan will be there and will two young white men oi promineuv
help write the platform, whether you families engaged in a pistol duel
near Holliday's bridge, this county,
eer get anybody to stand on it or afternoon, each fired fifteen
I shots and each being wounded, Har-
orobably mortally. Harper is 2 5
When Mr. Aycock gets into the Sen
atorial race in earnest wonder if he
of age, while Ridgeway is
tician, yet it seems that his straight manufacture of cigarettes at
... . . . . Vi l o . o"
forward and patriotic course in this
matter will put him ahead of the
Wilson, N. C. and that as long as its
business was conducted in this State
politicians in the game that they arejtne company was highly successful;
trying to play.
bor facilities and the means of trans-1
portation will control the coal field
no matter in whose hands it may
In short, Mr. Pinchot declares that!
the danger is not over, and the fight j
to preserve the greatest coal field in
the world is yet to be waged to deter
Aviator Beachey Makes New Record
by Swooping Under Bridge at Ni
Niagara Falls, N. Y., June 27.
With the whir of his biplane motor
drowned in the roar of the cataract
it secured a Virginia cnarter later
and moved to Norfolk. In 1907 the
plaintiff had reached the flood-tide
in its success. There could be no
crowds. In all the attendance was
estimated at 10,000. fThe program
was perfectly carried Out. The ad
dress of welcome by Mr. B. K. Lassi
ter was very greatly appreciated and
gracefully spoken. Response by Dr.
W. C. WTicker, of Elon College.
The address of Gen. B. 8. Roa
ster was remarkably good and de
livered In forcible and attractive
style, the subject being on character
building. The large audience listen
ed with great pleasure to the plen
The words ef Grand Master Hack
ett were very complimentary to the
management of the institution a
evinced by the splendid condition of
relevancy between the fa llure of a erery department of
, . - v- t, the asyium mau
alleged threats made about a North Brown
Carolina Company In 1904. and the fof Jn
a6, -hr or not thA coal trust Or uiuw"
about 41. The row was a resuu wi iu.uc ' 7, 7 i and man and machine momentarny
... - x J w j-m r at THa 1 1 M i t-'i i iiie: D ii.es i a a, a a uxu k'u
will oe,ir,cr of th some reports stareu u, r-
tuC uiucae, . : Bn ?t ic sairl. hilt the na-
I y l iiniiJcio, du . ,
ture of the reports cannot be learned
Democratic management of the Mul
let Road under his administration, of j nere to-night.
the subsequent leasing of the road,
also why the mocking-bird was not
allowed to sing during his reign?
i obscured in spray and mist, Lincoln
Trust and the Mormon j Beachey, the California aviator, to-, week of the trial of this case.
Church. i dav after circling above the Falls,,
. . ... i j i .ha;sTnnnMl beneath the arches
Fropnet smitn, me presmeui oi - - - t ,
Virginia corporation in xw .u c - Uduitrles shows that
was the right man
the street of Ox
ford the scen3 presented a gala ap
pearance there being numerous
amusements and tents for the sale
of refreshments of every variety and
the baseball game In the afternoon
made a day long to be remembered.
evidence was ruled out.
There has been much sparring by
counsel for both sides, but little new
evidence has been presented In the
few days. This is tne inira
1911 CUPD3 IN 1906 EGG.
Grocer Has Written to Girl Who Put
Name on Shell.
New York, June 26. The biggest
8sg in a crate received yesterday by
Howard Smith, a grocer in Dover,
N. J., had "1906" written on it. Smith
did not like the date, but when he
saw the rest of the inscription he
rote right away to the address sign
ed beneath the date.
this address read, "Miss Gertrude
tfaiawm, Loose Creek, Mo." Further,
mere was "Class of 1906 Please an
aer. Smith, who is a bachelor,
jrote: "Was that egg laid in 1906?
Wflrn.rwfl9 shot through the liver j ropnei oimu., - n - Rt . bridee and down the!
xau " -- m 'hnin noc? rncnnn 1 1 ui i w
and two otter balls lodgec It. his J olaX I gorge to -".Kijto;,
stomach. Kiogeway i.cu v-j rnmmittee investigating the Sugar ! again between me preciyiWu3
bullets in his leg and was removed If yterf ay and this of the lower river. Beachey soared
to his home, where he .ttoided Trust and was j to the Canadian side where he made
hv nhvRicians. Harper was rushed to ,murm"B ... . a Rnoppssfnl landing. It was the first
j a-iAAs- tnn m i t t no h a uiim n i mi
automobile and was
Death of Dr. J. B. Alexander.
oiarintt. N. C. June 24. Dr.
BEST SHOWING IN YEARS.
American Yatch Wins.
Kiel, Germany, June 27. Ameri
can yatch Bibelot, owned by Harry
Payne Whitnov of tha xrAr
atCh Club. WOn fmirth of Y.a. aarlno
international races for Sonder
Belton in an
brought to Anderson over the electric
trolley. He was carried to the hos
pital and this afternoon Drs. Harris,
Haynie, Babb and Young operated
on him. They say that there is hope
for recovery. Ridgeway will recover,
if no complications set in.
L. E. Barnbill Ends life With
Scotland Neck, N. C, June 27.
This community was shocked yester
day morning when a telephone mes
sage was received from Shield's Com
missary, a few miles from here, that
Mr. L. E. Barnhill had taken lauda
num and was in a precarious condi
tion. A physician, Dr. O. F. Smith,
wa ssummoned and hurried to the
bedside of the unfortunate young
man, but the deadly poison had done
its work, and the efforts of the phy-
ciVian' were futile, death resulting
about 10 o'clock yesterday morning,
I.. x :ii..
I tnat COmiUlLltfC. "C auo '! .. .. . l.A hmff.
as trustee for the Mormon Church,) time tnai Diru-mu
He admits that he,
. i v. oir i..irroTit and mist clouds ana
went into partnersnip witn tne Amer-i
idn Sugar Trust in order to increase! leaping foam caused by Niagara a
S profit, of the beet sugar Indus-! falls and rapids that have lared so
tries which the Church owned. Heimany adventurers to their death
. t Throngs on the American and Can-
B. Alexander, one of the best known j United States Treaurare Will nave
citizens of this county, died to-night j 525,000.000 at End of the Present
after a long Illness. Fourteen years ycM Year.
ago Dr. Alexander was stricken with Washington. D. C. June 27. The
paralysis and for several wee ks past j United gtates Treasury will have a
he has been at tne point 01 ueam. uurplua of approximately $25,000,000
when the fiscal year of 1911 eads on
rf a loTan pr was the author of
m AAVAM - -
Reminiscences of the Past Sixty
Years," and other works dealing
with the life of the days before the
The funeral service conducted by
into pariiiersuiy iud : . . . v. f . .... .mju4ci--f ii(vvv,vw - '
the profits of the Church in the sugar; at the aviator, as he rose to a heif"i the Masonic Lodge of which he was Both 19Qg and m9 thowed deflclU
1 P ' nf ahont 2.000 feet, twice Circled i 0mhor - roAAAAAA
Saturday. The fiscal year of 1310
Closed with a surplus of $15,000,000.
This year's showing will be the best
since 1907, when a surplus seldom
equalled $111.000,000 was shown.
business have greatly Increased
What President Smith admitted inl above the cataract
and then made
an honored member.
his testimony has heretofore been;
stoutly denied in many quarters. The
testimony of President Smith created
almost a sensation in the committee.
The Lorimer Investigation.
While the Sugar Trust committee
was developing the above interesting
facts, the Senate Lorimer investigat
ing committee, sitting at the other
end of the national capitol, was de
veloping testimony that was even
A Mr. Cook, a prominent lumber
man, of Duluth, who was associated
the long swoop toward the narrow j,. smuggling Case Discovered.
nacea tra, nndpr the bridge. 1113 Dl-
plane came racing over the horseshoe
fall so low that he was lost to view
for an Instant and then winged close
to the water. It seemed almost to
skim the water as he made the bridge
New French Premier.
Paris, June 2. Joseph Caillaux
has accepted President Falliere's In
vitation to organize the ministry suc
ceeding the Monls Ministry.
New York, June 27. Custom offi
cials are seeking evidence to shed
light upon every phase of the Jenkins
$300,000 jewelry smuggling case
whose ramifications it is said involve
a prominent New York financier. It
is said it was the father of a scheme
whereby good valued at $2,000,000
were smuggled la. Several customs
officials are Implicated in the plea.
These officers, it is understood, re
ceived $100 for every trunk they
passed with only a casual Inspection.
of $20,000,000 and $58,000,000, re
spectively. Treasury officials believe final fig
ures wil show the Government dur
ing the year just closing has received
more than it estimated and spent just
a little less than It planned. To-day
receipts from all sources are expected
to total approximately $687,00,000.
They were estimated at $678,000,000.
Total exnenditures. not Including the
Panama Canal, will be about
000,000. The Treasury
The years wo