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. N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 17. 1911.
THE CAUCASIAN'S CONTEST
ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC now.
I Idrr t"nlrrwood aod OIU Jmt!
I -Jam-. Area! li
P0?-GU;i TARIFF DILLSlf:
e th J4kisrr i rs$t
la a of taetr lose Wis. li4 w
tb t-se.a. No a,seiS& tW :
"p I5mf;. .... ., . . lcrtiy ef th lrJ4si la iailr ta.it
Jame. Arrtae4 ludmnwd of, i-UUC I Will OUiS IKnKJBCW j ftw a
" 5 " vntcm D a7 fDT! ia Contra for C4apaia
nnniK Rnllot for Eat ? Contestant SeCtirinn Ur.'iSl? in ouw Purposes Only
yvnu I momentarily ru
iffied to-day wheal
One Subscription Bs re Wednesday Aognst J ,0.", jw Kd-!THEiR plans exposed
Twenty-Third at 9 1 - L
jtucky, who hare been cloae friends,;
j Prrsldeat's frtoftd will 4 is ire
. with sis flew a&4 hU rmikoa tMi
j Tfcf rr13est 4m tot Uk Uis
j US ih rtjcht of t& ss4 i9 nxall
sy otiier oS5tr t.rH Js4fsi, &4
! vU U!oa Ai4 to-4ay. mho
j became InvoUed In a bate4 exchac! Irviaot Will frobiWy Vefow Wool; bltaNplf fTor rcu of ls4ff, U
TAFT TfJilSRi.T FA0I
Addrctitd the Uccaa Grorc
ia New Jcrcer
WAMTTKEATIE5 ADOP FED
lUi of Candidates Pubsllhcd To day ad a Subscription U YcarFavcrllc
Hill Get Her 10,090 EiU otes and Qelp Oer Wis One o! the
Valoable Prizes Clip the Free Coopoa la This Issue. '
, ran!iiat who brings or Votes secured by one contestant
o this offtce before 9 p. m.: cannot $j transferred to another.
Any question that may arise will
. .... n n mA v n I I
..n tr The Caucasian, will
... . I I 1 L.ll.t ..tl.k
tO me Biv-iii uamn nmcu
10,000 votes in addition to the
- M-al of votes.
... I .1 I nniIJ nf T)n
Cir.-'i'.aies resiuius uuwiuc ui v-!e-gr.
may mall their subscriptions to
XI c-i'K aMan office any time before
a m., Wednesday, August 23rd.
0:. y one of these 10,000 votes will
Tr- lit of candidates nominated
to (!a!f in The Caucasian's Great
popularity Contest is published to
day If you have a friend in the
race, dip otit the 100 vote coupon
and nd it into her credit. Then
call hr up and pledge her your fu
ture Kipport. A little encouragement
riRht at the start would "boost" her
carr.raipn now more than any other
The Way to Get Votes.
There are only two ways or get
ting votes in this contest by saving
thp free vote coupons, which are
printed in every issue of The Cau
msiin and bv securing naid in ad
vance subscriptions to The Caucasian
(or by securing settlements oh out
standing subscription accounts).
Votes cannot be bought. The only
money which will be accepted in con
nection with the contest will be that
sent to pay for subscriptions, or in
settlement of arrearages.
There are scores of people in the
Old North State who do not regular
ly subscribe to The Caucasian simply
because they have never been ap
proached on the subject. We want
these people to become better ac
quainted with The Caucasian; we
want them to join the circle to get
on our subscription list. Everybody
rnnrernc.fi wilt hpnpfit hv thp renew-1
You can help by introducing us.
Tell your friends about The Cau
casian. If it were not such shock
ingly bad form we would print some
of the good things you might say.
Call around, and we will talk it over.
We will risk the "exaggerated ego"
and tell you of the excellence of our
Rules and Conditions.
of wordi in the dUcustloa of a bill!
providing for the Improvement of
Black Warrior Uirer ,1a Mr. Under-j
wood's disctrict. Both men withdrew :
their remarks and the incident waj
The bill provided for the building;
of a dam to improve navigation on
the river. The construction of the
be determined by the Contest Man-, dam would create a large amount of
ager and his decision will be final. j water power, the rights to which. un-
The Voting Utile. ! der the bill, would be leased for fifty t
During the first two weeks of the!-vears to the -Birmingham (Alabama) j
contest, ending August 24th, no can-j L,ht and Power Company. j
didate will be permitted to vote more: 31r- James and otheTS onposea tms;
than 10 000 vntA a APk mnro than provision, asserting lur term oi iu
tht htrht ranrtMnt hart in tha nro. lease Was tOO long.
vious week's nublicatlon.
AfA A- 4k k itmi T-iiiithe water power feature of the bin.
hut was much interestea in tne navi-- icsiueui iui me I'uisc w awis
gation feature, said that if the bill! upon the reciprocity measure with
were held up work on the Black War- Canada, had performed that duty, it.
ahead as originally j was known to every one mat an naa
alsht W ell to 4ost th rrrJ I
rl Clrllf t'. I ttm ... .
o:it i it$ Asa try t& rtean on
th TaHn lUmrd Vefmt 1UU Ad. other electlte otcr bfor lyts
j U io th Judiciary.
mittlns; AtiumM and New Mralc-
Tlwr Itlrrtioa f SmUir ty lte
.euon iuuea on iTufim in
declaring that he cared nothing about soon.
i a. x a . X.XW f 1 Ail
ThHr ConMUution What Will
Happen N'eit Sc3or UHlculoo
Ioiton Taken ty Senator Sim
mons on the ('Ktn Scltedule- !ia
(Special to The Caucasian.)
Washington, D. C. Aug. 15. iaut.
-Congress may or may not adjourn
When Congress, which was
Into special session by the
Every peron who hosettly favort
an amecdment to the CoaMlttsUoa
proriding for the election of Station
by a direct vote of the people will t
greatly dUappolnted at th failure
! of the adoption of that meainr for
j submiMion to the leiUlatum of th
i States by this Congre. which U due
be raised 5,000 each week until onei
week before the end, at which time
the restriction will be removed alto
gether and candidates may vote as
they choose during the last week.
The piano will be given to the
young lady securing the largest vote
in the entire territory, but in order
to equalize the chances of the several
candidates for the eight remaining
prizes, the territory has been divided
into four districts. A diamond ring
and a gold watch will be given in
each of these districts.
District No. 1 will comprise Wake
County, including the city of Raleigh.
District Xo. 2 will comprise Har
nett, Sampson, Johnston, Wilson and
District Xo. 3 will comprise Chat
ham, Durham, Granville, Franklin
and Nash Counties.
District Xo. 4 will comprise all that
territory in which The Caucasian cir
culates which is not included in the
three other districts.
Who May Enter.
This contest is open to all young
ladies, either single or married, who
live in the territory in. which The
Caucasian circulates. It is not even
necessary that you be a subscriber to
Ih Term 4 Uaic of t&e
at IX! tW tV4 t
'm TUHr tftdamv to Pmi
Treat aa4 iarrS If IH4
lrr th llfirrt f the tfetaf hf
tWgi" WUI rrwuh Owe Ckit
uf I Vac am! Arfc4trtkaa.
0cas Groie. N J. Aut 15.
rri46t Tail rocUse4 hi ras
palsn before the jW iu Whalt t
the UrttUh afid Freseh Oeterml Ar
to the differences between the two duration Treatiea br to-elfiht.
!!ouei over retaining the auperviAion Hpeakinc before the Ocean Gw
by the Federal Government over the Cam p Meetl&c AmocUUoo. the rrei
election of Senators as now provided dent reviewed in eomprthetutv faV
for in the Constitution for tupenrU- ou the terma and meani&t of U
ion over the election of member of pacta; ureed the people to ue their
the House of Representatives. influence to pre the treaties aad 4
TV. cm t 111 nn .Innkt Ia mniK K o r-A m f wt km if 111 Tint fAr ih.B ?aCl
rior would go ahead as originally was Known io every one mat au aaa; ,4","1
contemplated at an expense of nearly then been done that could be accom- i campaign an lo waa un,.
J'50 000 more than the proposed plished at this session of Congress. responsible for the failure of thU! The longer the Senate hoS4a,hea
dam would cost ' (Congress would then have adjourned important reform. It sieemt clear, j treat! and he does sot eipect i-
Mr James asked if it was fair to1 bad It not been for the desire of the however, that the position of the ton unon them at the pecUl
argue that unless the House passed Democrats, who had secured the Iniocrats, who have long pretended fion-the President artued, the kt1
the bill giving a half centurv leae House, to try to make campaign cap- favor this reform, is by far the er will be the opportunity for hla
to a Oration without limitation! Hal for the Presidential election next! weakest because their position U to preach the goapel of peace a.ad aT"
year. At once tne Democratic leaa-i unrauou uu me inicr
ers in Congress began to prepare pop-1 chanee the Constitution in other re-tt sentiment for the agreement.
gun tariff bills, which they did not 8Pects at the Pame llme they do notiif the Senate." aaid the Presl-
expect to become laws, and no doubt; waui lue eim,ua 01 enaora vj uv dent, "or any memxer oi u aaotua
which they honed would not become J)eP,c- " think that lu powers are K router or
laws, so that in the next campaign Ir. Simmons Takrs "t'uhl I'pet
they could draw pictures of what! Again.
great beaeflts would have resulted if
of its charges to consumers, certain
work would be done, costing the gov
ernment $200,000 more than if the
right were given away.
"My friend from Kentucky," re
plied Mr. Underwood, "has just come
out of a successful campaign for Sen
atorwhere a play to the gallery ha3
less than they are, and the limitation
they Insist upon Interfering with,
progress toward peace, or any other
great national or international poi-
. 1 . ft 1 1 if ft. ft a. 1 w aw -
pureuabeu voies, uui x mu - nis campaign in onn uarouna xor- ,ha, rt...irtn hih-i- th ara
i Their Plans Exposed. ire-election to the Senate, nor has bejri-ht or not mugt ultlmatelr he re-
This Democratic program worked helped his prestige here in Washing-j f.rred back ibe pp whose reo-
that to claim that one company con
trolling one water power is a monop-j
oly, to answer me with the proposi
tion that I am pleading for a mon-
Mr. James responded that he would
have expected "a statement more con
siderate of the people of Kentucky,
beautifully and to the satisfaction of ! ;on V the ridiculous position whichj
among whom the gentleman (Mr. I n,; Democrats were ill eai-nest This
derwood) was born. . , . . i titude on the part of the Republic
While it is not absolutely neces
sary before being voted for, a nomi
nation blank which can be secured
from The Caucasian office or cut
from the paper, should be sent in -tor
each candidate. A candidate may be;
nominated by any one, provided each
candidate be in good standing in the
community. All questions as to elig
ibility will be finally determined by
the Contest Manager.
A ballot will be printed in The
Caucasian each week during the con
test. All ballots must be neatly
trimmed and include the border or
they will be rejected as informal.
These coupons will be -good for the
number of votes printed thereon.
With every subscription to The
Caucasian is given when asked for a
coupon good for a certain number of
votes, according to the length of the
Special ballots are provided to car-
Ty with them additional voting value,
according to amount paid and length
Any protest as to eligibility of any
candidate will not be considered if
votes have been cast for said candr
date for a period of thirty days or
No employe of The Caucasian or
member of employe's family can par
ticipate inthis contest.
Votes cannot be bought; they must
oe clipped from the paper or secured
DISTRICT Xo. 1.
Miss Daisy Stevens, R. 3. 1,000
Miss Alice Banks, R. 3 1,000
Miss Rebecca Stephenson, R. 4 1,000
Miss Nannie Banks, R. 3 1,000
Miss Allie Sorrel, R. 6...... 1,000
Miss Ethel Sorrell, R. 6 1,000
Miss Annie Cummings 1,000
Miss Mary A. Reddish, R. 1.. 1,000
Miss Erma Deaton 1,000
Wake Forest. ,
Miss Levina Elsie Mangum,
R. 1 1,000
Miss Hattie WTatkins, R. 3 1,000
Miss Pearl Scarborough, R. 1. 1,000
iMlss Mamie Duke, R. 3 1,000
Miss Rebecca Patterson, R. 1. 1,000
Miss Katie Christman . . 1,000
Miss Mattie Rhodes 1,000
Then Mr. Underwood, explaining
that he spoke under provocation,
withdrew his remarks. Mr. James
withdrew his, too.
The House adjourned without act
ing on the bill.
STAXDARD OIL FIXED FOR REBATING.
the Democratic leaders until it
came known that the Republican In
surgents in the Senate had decided to
offer to stand with the Democrats In
the Senate to pass these bills if the
caused more or less consternation
among the Democratic leaders.
It is generally talked here, and in
deed has been commented upon by
the leading papers of the country
bei he took recently in begging to be ex
cused irom voting on tne cotton
schedule of the tariff..
Mr. Simmons ought to be able to
know his own mind. If he is in fa
vor of proteqting properly thf eoiton
industry of the South, he should have
the courage to vote for what he
thinks is best for his people. If he
is not in favor of protecting the cot
ton industry of the South, but in fa
vor of throwing it open to the com-
resentatlves the members of the Sen
ate are: for we all. as I aay, have de
rived our power from the people as
the ultimate source of power, and la
such case of disagreement the proper
place for a discussion of such an is
sue U before the people. The canto
is sufficiently great to warrant the
straining of efforts to aecure treaties
"If I am wrong. In my judgment,
and I do not claim Infallibility, and
know that the enthusiasm of the
that Mr. Underwood and his commit-1 petition of the world by free trade, cause may sometimes warp Judgment,
tee had, hoped to bepermitted to of
fer their tariff reduction bills with an
assurance to the cotton mill men of
the South that they were doing it for
political capital, and that they did
not mean to pass such measures. The
New York Tribune, In a column edi
torial, squarely makes this charge
and expresses a kind of pleasure that
the Democrats were caught in their
The President's Attitude.
Miss Margie Stevens 1,000
Miss Eva Wilburn 1,000
Miss Macie Ray 1,000
Miss Esther Bailey 1,000
Miss Callie Nipper 1,000
Miss Iva Thompson 1,000
Miss Lottie Arnold l'.OOO
Miss Sallie Gill 1,000
Miss Clyde Overby 1,000
Miss Mary Taylor, R. 1 1,000
Miss Mary Adams, R. 1 1,000
Miss Ellen Jones . .. ... 1,000
Miss Anna Lee Ragsdale 1,000
Miss Lunary Myatt . v. . . . . . 1,000
Miss Ruth Jones 1,000
Miss Ruby Sorrell, R. 1 1,000
Miss Mary Woodward, R. 2. . . 1,000
(Continued on Page 6.)
Pennsylvania and Xew York Central
Also Found Guilty Fine Against
Standard Oil May Be Increased.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 11. An im
portant decision under the Elkins re
bate law by which fines aggregating
$75,000 imposed upon the Standard
Oil Company, the Pennsylvania and
New Yonc uemrai nauioaas, maj ue But no matter if tne wool and oth
increased to ?4,uuu,uuu against iu er tariff reduction Dins prepared by
first-named corporation, was handed, tn Democratic party, should pass
i , ft ! 1 J !
down by Juoge tiazei in me unueu . Congress it is certaln that the Presi
dent would veto them on- the
ground that he had asked Congress
not to undertake a revision of the
important schedules of the tariff un
til the tariffs-board authorized by
Congress to gather the facts as to
the difference fn the cost of produc
tion here and abroad could officially
States Court here to-day. The fines
already imposed were for giving and
receiving rebates on shipments of oil
from Olean and Bellews Falls, Vt.
The Standard Oil Company was con
victed and fined $20,000, the convic
tion bein gaffirmed upon appeal. The
railroads pleaded guilty and were.
then he should have the courage to x am quite willing to abide the ultl-
vote that way; but for him to play mate Judgment of the people, but I
the baby act and beg to be excused deem It my duty, until I shall receive
from voting either way is not a po-J an adverse decision, to urge my views
sition that will commend itself to upon the Senate and to invoke the at
fair, brave people, no matter wheth- tention of the people to these ques
er they favor protection or free tions and such expressions of opinion
trade. I ro mtbem as shall Influence a ratlfl-
North Carolina owes it to itself to cation of the treaties aa they were
send a man to Congress who knows signed."
or thinks he knows what is best, and
who has the courage to vote for his
XWO BURNED AT THE STAKE.
fined $55,000, finally disposing of the
case so far as they were concerned.
When United States Attorney
O'Brien and S. Wallace Dempsey,
special attorney, moved the trial of
another indictment against the Stan
dard OilCompnay, based upon the
- i 11 V. n n "nlo!
One Xegro, Bed and AU, Burned ami
Another is Shot Down and Then
THE COTTOX CROP SUFFERS.
in a local hospital by a mob of cltl-
burned at the
be laid before Congress.
Th President's nositlon is that the!
reductions in the Democratic bills! zen.s to-night and
may be too high or too low; that'itj staKe-
is simply a plunge in the dark, and
that a party that is charged with leg
islating for the welfare of the whole
same series of alleged rebates, a plea country should not rifle with impor-
at bar" was entered. It was argued tant matters entirely without a
that the act of paying the rebate was j knowledge of tne racts it js safe
the essential part of the offense and j to gay tnat tne president'9 position
as the alleged offense in tne penamgi wili meet with the approval of the
Coatesvllle, Pa., Aug. 13. Zacha
riah Walker, a negro, who was charg
ed with shooting and killing Edgar.
Rice, a special policeman, on Satur- ported from Texas and parts of Mis-
. t 1 A A 1 I. .
aay nignt, was a ragged irom a coi
Kxcejive Heat Cane Crop in Tetaa
to Shed An Kim of Moisture
Cauaea Trouble In Alabama and
Memphis. Tenn., Aug. 13. The
Commercial-Appeal to-morrow will
Deterioration of a more or less se
rious nature In the cotton crop is re-
Nominate a Candidate.
NOMINATION BLANK Good for 1,000 Votes.
THE CAUCASIAN PRIZE AND POPULAR CONTEST.
I nominate I....
nly,t,IRST nomination blank cast for each candidate will
count as 1,000 votes.
indictment was covered by a'payment
for which the company already had
been fined, it should not again be
placed in jeopardy.
The Government took the position
that each shipment constituted a sep
arate offense. ,
Judge Hazel's decision to-day up-
held this contention, the "plea or
bar" is dismissed and the defendant
company at the next regular term of
court. There are two untried indict
ments against the Standard contain
ine about 200 counts, each of which
is punishable by a fine of $20,000
and Alabama. Elsewhere
the crop has done well with local ex
ceptions. The decline In Texas, which has
occurred In central, northern and
western counties. Is the result of ex-
jcessive beat and two weeks without
Mob Takes Swift Vengeance for At
tack on Woman.
I rain frtl.tarlnv a at ridrlfwl tni4na
- I . w . " tuft - V v.,vr
Durant, Okla., Aug. 13. A mob of whIcb the plaBt grew rapidly. Shed-
Settle Sharpe Meets a Tragic Death.
Greensboro, N. C, Aug. 9 A tele
gram from Rural Hall this afternoon
brought the distressing news of the
death of Settle Sharpe, of Greens
boro, aged 23, son of Mr. and Mrs.
B. S. Sharpe. He was in the railroad
service, and while walking on top of
freight cars fell between two, and
was instantly kiled, both legs and an
arm being severed. Young Sharpe
was nniversallv esteemed here." and
was one among the city's most prom
ising young men. He had but recent
ly entered into railroading, having
previously held a responsible position
people of the whole country.
What Will Happen Xext Session.
When the next session of Congress
rolls around, and the President sends
to Congress the facts as to the dif
ference in the cost of production here
and abroad on cotton, wool, steel and
other important schedules, then our
Democratic friends will face a real
and serious situation. They will be
forced to declare that they do not
care anything about facts and would
prefer to make reduction regardless
of the facts or the consequences.
The position of the two parties at
the next session will determine the
attitude of the parties in the next
campaign, and upon the position that
they then take the people will pass a
verdict in the Presidential election.
Arizona and Xew Mexico.
To-day the President sent to Con
gress a veto message vetoing the bills
providing for Statehood for Arizona
and New Mexico. The veto is based
upon the provision of the Constitu
tion of Arizona providing for a recall
The President's position is that
giving the people a chance to recall
the election of a judge before the end
five hundred whites to-day captured
and shot to death an unidentified ne
gro, who yesterday attacked and shot
Mrs. Redden Campbell near here.
They afterward burned the negro's
The negro was killed after a run
ning fight lasting more than an hour.
in which he exhausted his ammuni
tion returning the fire of his pur
suers, when he fell volley after
volley was poured Into his body by
the advancing mob. -
It was then taken to the home of
his victim. Nearly ilead from her In
Juries, Mrs. Campbell identified It as
that of her assailant.
The mob then burned the corpse.
ding and worms, form the baslii of
the complaints. The beat has re
duced the activities of worms b-ji in
creased the shedding which has la
places been severe. There are some
reports from this State which say the
crop is still holding up and that the
alarm Is over-stated.
The trouble in Alabama and Mis
sissippi arises from an excess of mois
ture which has made a rank stalk
growth and caused some shedding of
the stalk and from worms which are
numerous In some fields. The disap
pointment resulting from this turn in
affairs has produced a feeling that
perhaps the crop prospect had been
CUT THIS OUT.
The Caucasian Prize Voting Contest
This coupon, when neatly trimmed out. same and n-W, prop
eriy filled in brought or tent to the Contest Department of the Gea
casian. win count for 100 votes. : : :
lie first one of these coupons received for any younjj lady trill
place her in nomination, and will count for 1,000 votes.
This coupon not good after September 19th,
In one of the banks.
of his term will destroy the inde-