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RALEIGH, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20. I9II
AX IMlOKT.I VT fit.
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Hill IUafh Orr-'n W fUrir In
MARRIAGE AtlD DIVORCE
th; State oil inapecto
rr or Ayrock says the plat
him, but hadn't yet ex
j v r i i
, 'jut-fioo oi me cinu!StuUo;:s:ty of
thee expedient of j;oeru:sc-nt
j forma the basis of a suit U.te:a the
hf- I)?mocratic office-holders e,-,. nf nr. , ;
t oiaie oi urt-gen, iire they Are ia;
. zn their jobs on account of j use, and the Pacific State Telephone!
ally "poor health." - & Telegraph .Co. As the case is near;
. jthe head of the docket, it will be;
honest, haven't you heard j reached in time to insure a decision!
r istol shots sinco you lasti "CiUto lue tuu ol ine lra-
; President Taft Urges a Gen
eral Uniform Divorce
sching to:;e a u r. c e
Court of tic t n lei stau-s TALKS ON TARIFF ALSO
the approaching terj. The virr AU:5U
Wa h I n gion . 21. - - Th t B i i .
SJC and refer d urn nrnSih! .-mi
.Va Jhe subject of a di:cL.si .i-ita-ith
STIU, AFTKIt Till: TIlfiiTH.
big cojiPEnnvE mm
MJOUTJCED nil WIS WEEK
song of a mocking bird?
j me case originated in tne com-j
pany'a challenge of a law enacted by I
. . ,. trw urr Oregon Legislature under the?
tf ,t a robber tariff why are ,,,,. . . , . .
l' Initiative clan, bv which a tax nfi
,:thern Democratic Congress-! 2 per cent was placed upon the gross!
CJsve Mi Hearers to fndtand
TUai He Va IUly am! WiUlns of the department not to ute la
to Sii?a Anjr Hills Ilr!ucJn Um SBC ar anual prtedin that;
t,, t, ttSoa agalnn any articular party :
Tariff, if tfw? Meum UVre:a jn contemplation. Ther are?
IVundel fpon tlie Heport of tfie reason why this is the proper
Tmritr i ,.. , Position to maintain. In the first;
Tariff Hoard IMiw Wuo!e? pUce, unlll investigation is complete.!
HuUes Too High, Hut Will Wait '; t is not known whether or not aJ
! cas of violation of law exists; and.
In the second place, the character
u Injure lu4. tut,
Tbrjr Mot CVftrm t3 U Uaw.;
N York. Sft 2S. Affnr,.'
Csral Wickersaaa toaUhU ta r-?'
tK.iTr1 A 500,000 Special Dailo! to Ihe Conleslaol Turn-
oted State ii Corporatlos,? ?u?
For Mi pert Testimony.
Ino In the flest Amount oi Snbscriplion
Money Between Now and Wednesday, OcL 4th
at 9 P. F,L Ii Yon are Behind In the Race
Win a Bifl Ballot and Take the leal
THIS WEEK'S BIG OFFER.
Till" lllltlVt mrtM . . . .
Kansas Citv. M!h fof the Droceedinca cannot h detir.? ' ...... iwtism bltr4
'r . : : ' iSm.nd itiiiu
.L , i . . v . 6 we ! Preiident Taft arrival n tr.,-1 mined until then, and if th frf
Lmi' Kir a narr ni inA nnr ' i p.-irnin cti rr ta nrrnnh n h t-v. . ... u iutusa, -
I ,nn,rr,Uo Tniim. k .-i.fJT tonight to address
If they are going to change the j the initiative and referendum, which
Ant!n(r tli n Ctita T arl,. are COUniPCl in thft flrfnn 9U' aro!
Uture, why not make It April 1st.
spent a busy day
ns the National require proeedings to be re- j artH f
ess. He had!orte1 t0. ordinary procedure would j , ' 1 "
in southeastern demand that publicity be not Bta!I," J , ..i
, v.,7.... Kansas, making addresses at eleven 10 tbat fact until indictment are
iuc u usueruus lowns r rial inr -''"'-
Third hitMpt .
4MI.CHMI nnrth HUtrt
400.0UO SJtcrwtf, hlftw- , . . . .
444MIOO Srfrotrfith Mfrt
mshtrtith hltit . , .
4fm,OUCI Mwirrmh hil4
. , lea.aoo
1 : . . .. ot
Selh higtrt 30,000 TrtttlHh lilStMt. ....... SSO.O0O
The PTesi-i Personally, I should much prefer
Democratic politicians are '"""Ion of tfa. United States, the Ta. tlrek but Uddt
er Hiuu 10 any auuui iuu
- of the low price of cotton.
that business interests should them-i!1 Tn,sd hlt
pay the assessments,
thereupon brought suit.
The State ;
warmth of the reception that the SelTs 80 readjust their organizations
progressive Kansans had given him. as to remove all possible criticism
The crowds were the largest the concerning their legality, than that
D , Democrats wilfully violate their
j'furrn pledges, or is it because they; the law.
.. ashamed of their platform each
,7m u u"", OJ Pres!dent has faced during any of department of justice should
A like conclusion was',
1'levetstlt liiglnt . .
Twelfth hlsljr-i . .
3:.000 THrttty.flilnt UlcUri .
... ;Hhmki Twcnitf-ftWrih lUst
. . . mKI.CMMI
his travels. Mr. Taft confined hini-'have to conduct legal proceedings Think nf a n.ri:t! bsiiot for t.Vo..
The Charlotte Observer thinks we
have better politic In the
Well, there is certainly room
for such an Improvement.
If two of the Democratic Senatorial
candidates run on their "personality"
it may be that they will be willing
to fciand on their platform.
Governor Harmon says no man
would run from the Presidency. No,
Democrats will run for office even
though it be an empty honor .
ing pr!xf. th territory ha fea
diflde-d Into four dlitrirt. A 41a
mond ring and sold witca will t
given Jo each of tb dlttlict.
District No. I wilt ctjarrlw Waka
County, iacludinc th city of Rai
. - 1. , . . . . .
coir area r t r v, . . . m . lit romni nrn rMd iimpni . . . . . .
reached bv the Sunremp Pourf nf th .J.. U4 iue, - ' "vv, waicn win w rihjj 10 iae ran-
at7 ar thHomnv U'oIea' free list and cottoa tariffi u cannt boo positively suted dJdale who turnfi ln the Urit
iafled' rrild th. A He gave his hearers to under-! at the department is not inaugu-: amoant of moaey for subscription.
Jit tr'ihnnai nn a Jrif nfmnr ! ,tend that he was readJr and more ratinS a campaign against the busl-i between now and October Uh. at S
est tnounai on a writ or error. j thaQ willing tu gign a bnig re; ness interests of the country or an nu
ritifinr tho t-iriff ?r . . inaiarriminaf atrarK on an iarir ri ... ... ., . . 1 . .
Mn hit ivn'Pn u' irnn " ' l"c ua-dsuics: , i xieu iu me wiou w uo iun;j 111 eijtu.
Auuuueu upon me report on "Vi,"u-3 vv.tJl.o. v""-fctbe next hignest win be awaruea, Dlitrict No 5 i!l MnnHu tt-
the tariff board. The board, the;trirJr. the care and caution with a 4So,o00 ballot, and so on down un-" n-tt .Sampson. Johnston Wtlioa aa4
President said, would be ready to the law oncers of the govern- tU 2: ba'lots have teen awarded.; Wayne Counties
report on the woolen schedule the i ment are Proceeding to the examlna-; earn decreasing 20.000 votes. Dlitrict No 3 will compriw Caai-
first of December. t "on of each case should be a guar- This ofrer a;plie3 to all subscrip-j j ham. Durham. Granville Fraaklla
"I believe the present woolen i antee to the country that the de- tJonSf whether old or new, to The and Nash Counties
duties are too high," he exclaimed I partment is proposing to enforce the Caucasian. District No. 4 will comprise ail
amid applause, "and just as soon asjlaw wlth care not J unnecessarily; The preVaillng scales of votes M that territory in which The Caucasian
be issued on each subscription turn- circulates, which is not Included In
Fii-st United SUtes MaU Ever Trans
Iortel in This Planner Bird Men
Couldn't Find Soldiers.
New York, Sept. 23. The first
United States mail ever transported
by aeroplane was carried today from get adequate information, I shall i I injure any interests.
Can any one name a single trust in
this State or Nation that the Demo
cratic oilidals have ever fined or
plated behind prison bars?
the aviation field on Nassau boule
vard, L. I., to Garden City, a dis
tance of five miles, by Earl L. Oving
ton, in a Bleriot machine. His fligat
for this purpose was the leading fea
ture of the international' aviation
meet's opening day.
Ovington took only one bag of
mail, holding it between his knees.
When he was over Garden City he
dropped.it. This bag contained about
75 pounds of letters and postcards.
The flying contests today were
mediocre, the most interesting being
Over in Rutherford County some
diys ago a mule w-as sold for the sum
of one cent. Must' have been the one j the search by a number of aviators
Bryan has been riding.
Editor Don Laws thinks Senator
Jeff Davis may soon ask for admis
sion into the Union. If he is admitted
it should be with the recall feature
The Democratic farmers, who
voted for free trade and low prices,
have succeeded in getting the low
prices, even if the free trade part
hasn't come yet.
Senator Bob Taylor says Champ
Clark should be the Democratic nom
inee for President. Of course, It Is
row Clark's turn to say that Taylor
should he the man.
The Democrats are trying to find
a presidential candidate that will
catch Republican voters. They had
better try to find a candidate who
can first poll his own party vote.
for a detachment of the Eighteenth
Infantry, U. S. A., which had been
secreted in a clump of woods three
miles southeast of the field. Six, of
the most prominent aviators, includ
ing Tom Sop with, of England;
Grahame-White, Eugene Ely, J. A.
D. McCurdy and Beattie scoured the
countryside for an hour, but none
were able to find the soldiers.
Miss Matilda Moisant was the only
woman who made a flight in the 24-
recommend their reduction." j ; w ! ed in during this offer, and these the three other diitrtct.
Aside from his tariff speeches the' POSTMASTER-GKXEHAL IX THE 1 SDecial comoetitlve ballots will be is-i
President spoke briefly on marriage; I sued in addition.
and divorce, on the prosperity of the!
people of Kansas and on the trusts.
Senator Curtis, Representative Camp
bell and former Representative
Carries Seventy Pounds of Mail In
a Flying Machine.
New York, Sept. 26
DISTRICT No. 1.
Charles H. Scott, were with him j Hitchcock,. Postm&ster-General of
throughout, theclay. ' ' j 'che United States, qualified as an
Discussing the necessity of uni- aerial mail carrier on Long Island
form laws, governing marriage andjiate to-day. While a large crowd
divorce, the President said: j cheered vociferously the Postmaster-
"It is very awkward, to say the; General took a .seat beside Captain
least, that a man who is married on!paui Beck, of the United States
one side of a State line may not be j Army, in the latter's aeroplane at
married on the other. The increase j the Nassau Boulevard Aerodrome,
of divorces in this country is a re-jcarrvine 70 nounds of mail matter.
iteTrdlfferent "M AUce Bkt' IL 3.... 107,500
can Tn no way R. Steph.nJtl.in.lOd
flection upon the laws and their
loose administration We ought not
to permit the marriage to be dis
solved at will.
"Yon say we ought not to keep
unhappy paonle together. Who
brcaght them together? We did not.
If "they got together under a con
tract, -why shouldn't they be bound
to the contract, unless one or the
mile breeze, which prevailed during' other does something which, in the
THE COTTON PICKING RECORD.
South Carolinian Picks 555 Pounds
in One Day.
The Caucasian will aot he respon
sible for the accuracy of the follow
ing news item, but ouotes it as a
secial from Lancaster, S. C., to San
day's Columbia State:
Lancaster, Sept. 23. Walter
Mothershed, a young man of the
Creek section, broke the cotton pick
ing record yesterday by picking 555
pounds of the staple in 11 hours. Mr.
Mothershed is a brother of W. F.
Mothershed of the same community,
who in five successive days last week
Some days ago it was rumored that
Judge W. J. Adams would resign,
and before the Judge could deny the j pjCked 2,000 pounds of cotton, an
rumor, there were several Democrats ; average of 400 pounds a day, stop-
seeking endorsements for the job.
The Washington correspondent of
the Greensboro News says that senti
ment in North Carolina in favor of
Senator Simmons is growing rapidly.
R so, it is growing in the swamps,
and possibly a kind of a fungus
Some of the Democrats have ac
cused Judge Clark of laying under
ground wires in his Senatorial xsam
Palgn. Possibly he knows the crowd
he is up against and thinks it neces
sary to put all his wire3 underground.
Senator Tillman's health is very
had, yet he says he will stand for re
election. Senator Simmon's health
"was very bad when he was asked to
investigate the causes of the high
cost of living, yet he, too, will stand
for re-election. -
Marks: Say, old man, did I ever
tell you about the awful fright I got
on my wedding day?
?arks: S-s-h-h! No man should
speak that way about his wife! -April
ping worn every aiternoon an -nour
THREE DROWNED IX LAKE.
eyes of ull men, ought to permit or
requires at least a separation If not
"The trouble Is not that in an in
dividual cisa demoralization follows
because they are separated, but the
trouble is mere when a man or wo
man feels taut it is more a question
of opticii v.ItJier whether she will
live With her husband, or he with
hl3 wife. Theti, with that option
before them, they conduct them
selves in such a way very frequently
as necessarily to lead to a breach.
"It Is the ability to and the pros
pect of getting a divorce, that de
moralizes. We ought to have a gen
eral uniform law on that subject
that stiffens up and makes sacred
Offer Fair to All.
This offer is as fair to one a it is
Frank II. j to the other. It is enl
. M tea All! esirf!ll Tf f
be compared with them. This offer rtZ iT yZL
' . . , , , MIp-s Ruby Hunnleutt, It. 2.. 222.200
means that all must work during tho ... ' 2
. , , - . . . Mis Augellne Williamson.. 20.000
next six days. In fact, In a contest .... . . e .
. , . . . Ml Lizzfo Stephenson .... 1 5.000
of any kind, it is necessary for those ,v '
who expect to win to keep crer-j Apex.
lastingly at iu" This offer mean Mis Josle Mann, R. 2 112,000
that those behind may regain their Miss Beulah V. Upchurch, R. 200.000
lost ground by jumping Into the,
fight hard this week and win one of
the big ballots, and place themselves ' Mis Levina Elsie Man gum,
among the leaders. j R. 1 202,500
In fact, this offer cannot be over-jMiss Mamie Duke, R. 3.... 40,000
looked by any of the candidates. Iff WendeLL
you are standing high in the contest
and you have a bunch of votes in " CTn
reserve you should bear In mind1" MatUc Hhodc 0,000
again roundly cheered, and the large j that you cannot afford to let some WaJthjU.
Mis Eva Wliburn 1,000
Without the slightest mishap the two
made a seven-minute flight to Min
eola, where, upon signal, the Postmaster-General
dropped the mail
sack to one of Uncle Sam's carriers.
When the Postmaster-General re
turned to the aerodrome he was
crowd rushed onto the field to greet
him. "The time is certainly com
ing," he said enthusiasticaly, "when
we must depend upon the aeroplane
for carrying mail. It is not effective
yet, but it is being developed in a
marvelous way, and I think we shall
soon find it practical."
1 Another feature of the fourth day
of the international meet was a
flight by Lieutenant T. DeWitt Mill
ing, U. S. A., who broke the Ameri
can record for carrying a passenger.
He and a private of his regiment
were aloft for one hour, 51 minutes
and 42 3-5 seconds.
MAN BURNED IN 3HD-AIR,
Aviator Miller Meets
Dayton, O., Sept. 23. Forced Into
the marriage tie. I agree that it is j tne air by. jeers of tnousanas, wbof
not possible in this -uge and under: caUed Mm a Mward Frank H. MI1j
present conditions to make marriage ' , . 1
weaker candidate win this 500,000
ballot, or one of the other by bal
lots. You not only lose the special
ballot, but your competitor has gain
Mis Esther Bailey 25,000
but it is pss3ib!e to
Some of our candidates have
Charlotte Officials Think Robbery
and Murder Played a Part.
Charlotte, N. C, Sept; 25. Last
night Wade Henry swam into the
boat-house at Lakewood Park and
told of himself and three compan
ions, all negroes, abandoning a leaky
boat in the middle of the lake, and
the other three drowning. When the
hodies were not found after an all
night search Henry's story was
This afternoon, however, the bodyj
of John Banks was recovered and it
bore every evidence of foul play.
A broken oar wfcs found and the
officers state that Banks was hit on
the head with his oar and robbed of
$600 which he had just been paid by
the Southern Railway for his services
as switchman during August and
then thrown Into the lake to cover up
, Henry stated that he had $ 4 0 in
his coat and when the coat was
found this sum was missing also.
Dynamite has been used, hut the oth
er bodies have not been located. . It
is believed they have made off with
the $100. The other negroes are
,George Carson aid Peter Blaklye. ,
ot"ei , before th eves of the terrified snc-: ehnvrlntr tr mnlr 'Vhr thr's
a itamit; nn thf Miami Honnty Pair! a oH11 hana a rf! tha
1 - - -f - - fl tt. - ft. , v - " mj .
! shnt intn th sVv at twilight this A t tn Vi a e-n ,1 nf
v. v.-i-.j v . evening and at the height of two test.
only while one party or the
shall have done something that
men regard as necessarily affectin
the obligation of the marriage tie.
Following his conservation ad
dress here tonigh't, the President left
again for Kansas, and will spend
Tuesday and Wednesday in that
ed not only the special ballot over 'Mis Lottie Arnold 12,000
MUs Sallie Gill 21,000
Mis Mary Adam. IL 2..,. 75,000
Mis Ruth Jones 10,000
Mil Rubye Sorrell. XL 1... 75,000
Miss Lula Marcom, R, 2 , 25,100
Mis Lenna Mathews. R. 1, . 90,000
Mies Mildred Dupree 100500
Miss Ava FUhcr, IL 2 4,000
Mii Vada Scton 41,000
Miss Bertie Estill Adam,R.l 40,000
fMbs Janle Chatublee
you, but the regular votes as well.
If you expect to win in this contest
you must work every day from now
until the end of the contest. By this
it Is meant that you must take up
all of your spare time in the Interest
of the contest.
The Real Power.
The friends of the candidates are
the real power in the race for suc
cess. See that you do your part to
make your favorite candidate popu
paign and of your wish that slie
should win. Back up your words by
lar. t Speak everywhere of her cam
deeds, and give her the substantial
aid of your subscription.
Here we are just one week and
FARM PRODUCTS ADVANCE.
Wheat and Oats and Other Products
Soar in Prices When Reciprocity
Chicago, Sept. 22. Foodstuffs
which might have been affected by
an influx of Canadian products had
Laurier and his government not
been defeated in Canada yesterday,
rose sharply In price in all Ameri
can supply centers today. Wheat
led the advance, and was followed
late in the day by flour, when millers
ignored their previous price lists and
adjusted their quotations to figures
more commensurate with the ad
vanced cost of ' the grain staple.
Oats, too, felt the effect of the
Canadain vote, and as a result con
sumers may expect soon to pay in
creased prices for breakfast foods.
Grounds at Troy, -north of here. i to win is to keep up the work of
Miller had circled the, race-track getting subscrlbtions.
and was just starting oa a spiral
glide into a neighboring corn field
when something went wrong. Sud
denly the whirring of tha propellers
ceased. The craft then dropped like
a shot for a distance of 50 feet. A
tiny blue flame was emitting from
the engine and in an instant the
gasoliner tank exploded.
The machine, wrecked by the Im
pact and debris, was hurled hun
dreds of feet in all directions,, what
remained of the machine and Its
driver burning almost to a crisp a
they dropped rapidly to earth.
Residence Destroyed By lightning
Family Has Narrow Escape.
Cherryville, Sept. 2 4. During a
terrific electrical storm yesterday the
farm residence of John F. Carpenter,
6 miles from here, was struck by
lightning and burned to the ground.
It was tenanted by Neai Elain and
family, who are left destitute, as
everything in the house was a total
loss. Mr. Elaxn and his family bare
ly, escaped with their lives.
The Contest Judges.
A committee of responsible busi
ness men and professional men. will
have exclusive control of the ballet
box on the last day of the contest,
and make announcement of the win
ners. The names of these gentlemen
will be announced next week.
Th Voting Roles.
The voting limit has been " lifted
and yon may vote as many ballots
as you care to this week.
In case of a tie for any of the
prizes offered la the contest, the
value of the prize, or prizes thus tied
for, will be equally divided between
the candidates who tie for same.
In accepting nomination all can
didates must agree to abide by the
Foor Districts. ;
The piano win bo givea ' to the
young lady securing the largest rote
la the entire territory, but in order
to equalize the chances of tha sev
eral candidates for tho eight rcLiiIn-
DISTRICT No. 2.
Miss Theima Colwell ...... .60,100
Miss Nettle Jones, R. 1.... 10 0,0 00
j Miss Rosa Forehand, IL 1 . . . 8.700
Miss Bessie Worrell, R. 2. .200,000
Miss Sallie Woodward, IL' 1., 2,100
Miss Hortense Edwards, IL 3. .13,700
Miss Maxgoret Cox, R. 2.... l$0d
Miss Veaie Jacksoa, B. ....27.J00
Miss Pennie Hill, IL 5 27.UO0
Miss Maggie Lancaster IL 5.. 21200
MIssBessle West, IL 6. . ....12,800
Miss Vera Parker ......... .40,100
MissLessie Lee, IL 2...., ...16,700
'"' Clinton, y'v-.:
Miss LUlie aPcker ..... ; . . 1 0,0 0 0
Miss Zenobla Core . . . . . 5 0,0 0 0
Miss Maggie a ".Vana. IL 4... S,SO0
Miss Vida Bass . . .... . ... . . 1,100
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