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-THE UNION COUNTY PAPEU -nYKIIYKODY KLWIW IT
VOL 27. No.S.
BETHEL SCHOOL TEACHER i
IS STABBED BY STUDENT
loufiu Tlimut, SIcm-hIiii.; ( li.i-si-.c-invtii.
I si His hnilc id l'n. j
("Mir nun I. ingle.
tins iiiisr at mw mii.i,'
Mineral Springs. B. K. I). No. 1.1
March 3. Mr. H. G. I'lvler is homo
liom lh' army hospital ui Ashcviilo,
wr.ere n- underwent s-veial opera
tions. He is much improved in
Mr. II. I). Small of Kershaw a.
a i-itor lu re last week.
M. Forrest Plylcr is spending a
ttt-Ke day fnrloiii.li with his pu
re; ts, Mr. and Mrs. W. I. plylcr. He
is stationed at Hampton Boads, Va.
A serious cutting affray look plaee
!it..r lteihel school house last Mon
day evening when J. II. Thread rut
iti. 1 slabbed Mr. Vann Kindle, the
teacher. Mr. 1. ingle was endeavoring
t. l, t Threat! lo reeite a l. s on;
w:.i li Threalt. who is alrmt sixteen
years old, refused to do. Mr. I. ingle
ht-.au chastising li I tit with a i-vviieh
I the cutting follow, d. Mr. I. ingle
is t!ie sun oi lien Lin vie, who until
re. ntly was county :-u -i i n i -:ul i. t
cf dueulion in Laiteasti r county,
t.i i is a line ni:tu man.'
Mrs. M in i,i:iies is :-;';! i i . n a
e!.t. :n .', . :uw.
PUBLISHED TWICE EACH WEEK - TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
MONROE, N. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 1.
IMn i ii iV
AKK t (Ml.
I:!! I- r
I .Mr. t i
'I" : .1 ' . .
(i S' ",
1 v. i
fed I'. I
. as few ;;!' i el
lie shape allll live tn i.i
Mr. V. P. I'lvler hi I.e.
Iiy the Prospect W. (
I '! S
V. to at
l'dk I n.iti This Seiiiiui An
sai l lo Have "mum k u Cub
ui I.I K.i a. In,
Several I'liiun county p. ople,
who were mcuitieis oi a patty
of twenty or more families that
left here ahout twenty years
ago. have "struck it rich" at hi
Dorado, Arkansas, according to
Mrs. Laura llivcns, of Maishville
township, who recently returned
from a visit to relatives there.
Kl Horatio, she says, is in Ihe
midst of an oil boom, and wealth
is in abundance
Mr. Grant Trull, who used to
drive a dray wagon here, sold a
lot sometime ago. Mrs. Itaetis
said, for $::', inn). He bought it
a nunioer of years ago lor
song. Wages are hit:h and
and board command big prices.
Iter neice, Mrs. Tom Cri'tiu. has
been offered f.'iiMi a iniiiKh f..:
Uie lent of the second llo.ir m a
garage .ii:l,:ag ll.al U ow ns.
and most any s.irt o; r.: i can
be rented tin- $7- ., iiKiut:;.
Oilier I'lliilll county penfde have
lieen e.'ii..ly inii'rrat.-. A tract
' : Pagel and Negro Avenged Wrona
ana oavea Nonstable Rogers Life
ll i M i;
M I I
c a l a
ef Kl.: 'e!
UiH.n aiioi 'i
, W ho UIM s i.
I n. '. ileum. ,n tae
! 'en ... a.. n. I him
r re lllbi i of ! :
tin i aiue i.f S' . g-
$2.00 PER YEAR CASH
- StnSAilONAL CHAriGLS
. HADE Ln;0Si Villi CASE
ra. . ,
ers. and at the same time savvil Ihe
life of Constable Kogers. who was
sent to ari.-tt ..th of thetn. is told
v Mr V. K. Kunderburk. The shoot
ii.g affray, which occurred Monday,
llded ill the death of Seegers.
A few days ago Fuuderhiiik and
seegers nad a row. resulting in tb,.
latter iutliciing a pistol wound upon
his adversary. News of Ihe trouble
reaching I'agcland some time later.
Constable lingers had warrants is
sMi for the a i rest of the two. and
on Monday went lo ihe home of Kun
derburk. which is a few n.ii. s r, .
I'ageland. to serve them. Finding
Kunderburk at home, he placed him
un.l. r aricM, but was unable in locate
'I'm re was limiting i-1m to do T'ie
lSt l'. Illgitile K
pan i; 1 1 .
Sei fhuwcil flg'll.
diawinu his .(M-kt I -knife he
lunge at the Conslahl-;
iiateij, was agile enougli lo
hand which held the knife ',
!a Uele K. .ji.n,- I l(1 ,.,r
lglll.iet i(1 , ,!(!, . ,., iU
Illg II Milage (
I Constable, wit), djj,
I hack to 1'ag. land
T!i- y had i.lmot r. aeh-d th
i -iiil of ;ie low ii when ' ui'
J !;'. ; . ..'.,.. Se. g,.i s I r.,1
I''-" ' ' '' ". the . ,;u. J;. ..,
ol land v. !;.
J ' .ir- a-. i l.ir
'I i ;:ii.''
s. '!".' 1:1
- v a! ie is
i.i : . 1 1 i s
An. ' ii
1 Mr. J..:,
L'T'i.i by a
'i . l I',
in . : on u.
'a-P 1 l,e
stiarii blade enetrated his chest. Kor
a few minutes they stmggl, j, ti.
,Con.stahle hatine both hands around
the ti.gros wrist, was unable to
reach for his gun. The negro, giad
ually giviiiR away under the sitierior
Mrengih exhibited by Mr. Kog.rs.
I made desperate efforts to secure his
Pistol; and for a while it appeared
jthat the faaeland oilier would be
murdered by his assailant. It was
ithen that he thoupht of his prisoner
I in tin- car. He summoned him to
his aid. Like a Hash. Kund.rbuik
was out of the car: and e.iimllv u-
st-rt-,1 lie r.acheil for Mr. Kegels' gun
TI , . .
...... n .m u pi mi repiiri. am See-.
IK" el'S fell tn !!..,. .l II. I
. 'iiie., .null. ill.
'able i wiiai ib (I. Thus Kind. ! !.ui 1; av. n: e,'
: "ii . bin. s. ii. yet stayed within ihe ,ab
: 11 " j"! Hi" law, il is helieM-d.
SIX liiLE HIGHWAY TO
A rd '. i mr t:,.- ,!,., ;
in ihe case ; Tm ker ;.
i'o: i, was r. n.r;.. d !;. tl;
iate y. st. i day ;rteinoon
ha villi, been out sont.-l ;iir:
an Hour. Mr. Tucker was
nig tor Him. the amount
ua mages lie allege be sustain, d
v hen his wouil iiianuiactu'iiiu
plant was destrovt d bv tire earh
in January. l'iM. ',. ,1,,.,,,,;.
that the fire was started b.
sparks from a pacing railroaii
engine, and for collaboration he
oilei. j testimony of a raiiroad
engineer to the eft ct thai this
particular engine had been
throwing- fire a lew ihns pt. vi
e s to Hie burning of his plain.
'I'le chief contention ,:' Cm
; hoard was that it woul.l leu..
n-'n i!iip...vi,,. ,,.. iU.
t' have th'own sparks, n
distance ,, two I : t s : i ,1 1-. ,!
the ..laMitiif ....
I Allege I b.
' I mi l ill i;
. gin i,e
. l.n.- ,i
,. n;ii. i- ki km; mm nuur
Magg;c ami Sa;!:
Mittie l;. ii, ll ni -io:-
the ch'ef be...t.cu-
. lo give birth to gii
'I....! lii. lat.
li". -i I liu't. d
COlo' I II, olle of
I i' S of , heir m :
illegitimate child in the bed and loom
oi ihe former, i mu o; the sensa
tional allegations made in th. bill of
parliciiiais tiled with th. clerk of
coi. it by the 1. ii.(,l,l iav.ati.rs. whl
are seeking to break the will of thesn
two spinster, who eit an . ;ate
timateil to h,. worth . 1 ihi.ihiu ur
'more to two n.-groes. lioh 1;(. s ami
daughter, the said .M:tl:e r.-lie
v. ..- ! I e.
;l , a
... v i II g
V - ' , ;.
! llll' rim; I
"Vnini it ,,;
rEACHLAND IS OPENE
in love mm FROM
LAND Ur DEiiH AiiD TiSli
vv ' "
M'U i-i h
i' ' i 1 'I mi. iin
e liiet.l ( '.M:-,
I al I'lei
i Mia... il:
1-..I i .si
G.i. . Witii
IM H I'llli I i;
i M i: i:!)",.:! !) i .
v i;.ii w a i'AMiii i;
I'amp at (! i ei nsborn
Mr. I'lv ler h u veter-
.lack Host r is in
r lor an opi ratio;,
Quillian Cam hen
piiriilions an o;i
a hospital in
is t i lit !
t iaililiient at the cb.slli
.' if. Ma rv inN Montgomery Is show
i: - Ihe public spirit by keeping the
f. ..ils dragged in his section although
1 does not own n car and lately
' " -s in a buggy. Can you heat it?
y V!,!MH,l)tM) llOAh 111 I.L I'ASSI il)
POSTOFFICE AND STORE
AT WINGATE ARE ROBBED
Abolil S."il Woith m Mt ii h.Mili .i
Coiupiiseil Hie H.iiil i rem ;. ..
Mi W liii ter ie Co. I'lu, e.
mu g woman nrni: uv imm;
U'inuate. March ii.
icr.d n. l .McWhiitci !
day night and btole
worth of iiierchuiulise.
it', or mere.
BiiniiiiK of I'nr - Leiti liing lioad
Wotk in Male,
Vhile the House and Senate have
iiu! yet agreed on all its provisions,
tfcf hill providing "for Issuance of
SDO.Oon.onn In bonds for building
aird surfaced roads in the state has
issued both houses, and will soon be
law. These bonds will build a con-
fclfinaMe mil. age of hurd-surlaced
hmds. the ai.nniiit I'.epending' on the
OBt of constriictlon at the time con
.'lOI'i me let.
The chief provisions of the bill, in
.crural, are us follows:
1 To lake over about ."i.a'ill miles
f trunk line highways.
2 Some of this s stein Is already
iard Mirlarcd. These linka are lo be
Olllected, making the load conttiiu
in hard surl.nr.
J System coinpo.t's lor the most
art connection of county seals, prin
ipnl (owns, etc.
M To maintain this system.
Fifty million in bonds to be is
led lo pay for this construction and
C Honds and interest on same lo
t retired by lax on motors, fuel and
license fees. Maintenance to he pro-
id-'d for in saute manner bv a sink-
g fund. The consumers of fuel and
t.i- user of motor u hides will he
Jack Hall in .lull.
(From the Wadesboro M. i I.l
Jack Hall, the carnival musician,
io U charged with committing biK
i y here seversl nionthg ago, waa ar
ted Monday of last week in Green
)e, S. C, where he waa playiiiK the
ariotiet In an orchestra. Deimtv
f)riff V. P. Ledbelter went after
all. and returned with him last
iht. Hall wan arrested In Florence,
C, immediately after the charge of
lamy wag brought, but the South
t-olina ofllrers released him at that
e, and he was later arrested in
envllle. He U now In jail here.
Hall, who is a very talented tnusi-
tn. save a rerital last night after
Ivlng here, to a crowd Ratliered
:side the Jail, and it was very
ch enjoyed by those present. He
s that he will come through his
sent trouble all r!?ht.
goous in the haul were twenty pocket
knives, two pair of shoes, 'one pair
oi iniuta. iwo noxes or cartridge. live
pounds of cheese, three razors one
coat and twenty-five pounds ol sugar.
I lie postoftlce, which is In the rear
of the McWhirter fitore, was also
robbed of several dollars worth ot
stamps mid other goveriimetu prop
erty. There is no clue as to the rob
bers. The Wingate public school basket
ball defeated the Pageland tctii
here Wednesday afternoon, the score
being zn to 22. The game wag clean
ly played by both sides, an I there'
was no dissatisfaction o er I lie ,,r.
diets of the referee.
Kev. V. T. Shehane. l'rof. C M.
li' ach. and Ilev. A. C. Sh- rw md
went to Ch rlotte Monday iil.hi to
hear A. T. Knhinsnn's l,-inre
The Win :ate high school basket
all team is scheduled to play a game
witi .'i:isiiviiie. us ancient rival
ne e i ii, mv a lermion
Mr. and Airs. J. k. Green and fami
ly h.r.e ii'i.irneu to Wingaie fioin
Monme, where they located about
two months ngo.
Mi s Lola Williams, who was a
rtiplent here last year, wt.4 recently
bitten by a mad dog, and she Is now
taking the Kasteur treatment. She
was entering the home of a neighbor
when the doi; Jumped at her. bitiiiR
h. r on the wrist. The dog waa kill
ed, and Its head sent to Kaleigh. An
examination snoweii that it was nf
nii'ted with the rabies, and Miss Wil
liains was ao informed.
.Manh ;; t
mi!- - i,i huhw.'y 1, f,v, , u M,,
i.t ii I'. ,n 'aland l.j'.s be. ii i. ,
the imiilic (ravel atal ihn,
' .1 ei'jov mg u !i r th
- "' P' n'ei-t spi ing
!."l!l!Ce j a spb'l!, I'd ;,.,.e of
. i'.sirm tion. tu coiir.se then
otue so -ej spot : that i, nlv I in I
.',: . (try Weather can n- it . ,.:t li
lit" March winds ii:ne ih, ii- vv .. v with
It aWllile it Will be Si!e , .;,y ) . bad
places will soon be gun...'
b motor smoothly aim g with- i t ied
occasional hu in leiiii.nl in,-
V in ('. r a million t,, i
its I'oniiis, llmida is
wean a, in cluding to .Mr. T.
I iiinii county
rem rn, 'd from
is v. i iii in
L. la ve.
. l.ovc and Mi. J. .
I la. Crops, he sa.vs
and the lishing am
Vef been better
e i ti an
ns ot davs gone bv .
Thieves i ui, red
fer's cafe Tuesdiiv
0J With a Ullalllllv of unnL-lm, i ,olo
rial. Thev had evidenilv loi.i till lihnl'
for no food stuff was missing.
Ilev. A. Marsh is In Baltimore to
spend a few days with his son. Mr.
Bay Marsh, who is taking treatment
at Johns Hopkins.
Mrs. John Stevens of Matthews re
turned to her home Monday rtcr
spending; several days with her
daughter. Mrs. K. L. Griffin.
Airs. John Long is In
iting her si.-ter.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom McBride have
returned from their bridal lour un.l
are tit home nt the residence of .Mrs.
The Christian Klldeavor Society of
the Marshvllle Presbyterian church is
scheduled to meet with the Peach
land society next Satuidav nleht
v clei an
sons, in. c.
Love, at Jielray
hnimiig have n
v u i i.i... m .. r ...... . .
.I"" -'.I. 1.1111. oiongui il.ic
a copy ot a paper published at I t
Meyns. the county seat of Lee conn
,v i .i I. 1. 1 , . . . .
,., in n in, ii ins sons live, win,- i.
the following inlere.iting hunt
and lisiiing tales:
i,. ,-t,,,i. in,; I. "uniiiinitiK s reputation as Ihe
night and niade T IJZl "1 ,ll,e. U""wl
vvwnM is lUIIIIIli; in SOtlll1
amaiting tales this season. The fact
jinai uie niimher of sportsmen com
.tug neic nil t ne hunting this season
was greater than ever before a.-
shown by Ihe number of licenses ls
isued by County Judge N. G. Stout
1 cuma, u.....,. ... 1 ..... .
".. ..I n, ne j ii ent tin ns
ever, and no party Koing to the woods
comes hack empty handed.
"Karly this week a partv composed
of Dr. W. P. Mitchell of Middletown.
Imi.. and C. K. Pierce and George
Criunton of .l.icks.in. Mich., left on
whin was lo have been a three davs'
huntina trip. The party went to Ihe
woods n-'ar llonita Spring, less than
twenty miles from this city. arrivliiR
at tjie spot they had chosen as a
camp site aboul S:?,H o'clock in the
netween that time
'I.l I! 1
! ! 'if.
!. :. ih.
s ,'i li cunt mi i
M.I-'-ie Bo.sj ;
r 1 1.
Concoid J is-
lll have with them Mr Frank, Hetweeil that time and fi-
vmisoii. hebi s.cretary of the South-I 0 ,-,or tn!" 'Veiling the partv killed
ern district. All young people are a ,ine ''tick and three turkeys. The
urged to In present and older pi ople i bigest of the turkeys was a gobbler
are nlso invited. Weighing twenty. seven iimil v,i,ii.
Kev. A. J. Crane of Wilson, form- tm' ""'allest weighed sixteen
er pastor of (he Persbyterlan church
neie. was in town tins week, lor
day or so.
Mrs. John Ashcralt underwent a
serious operation at the Charlotte
saiiitorium last week and is reported
to be doing nicely.
Bev. A. L. Stevens and ratuilv ar
rived Wednesday mornine rrom Ala
bama and are spending n few days
wkh Mrs. Stevens' mother Mr '.t
"The party remained the ni ,i,.v
iinuiiiir quail mid squirrels so pleiiti
I fill that they grew tired of shooting
no-Hi, nun reiuriieu nome tnat even
ing, a day ahead or time, declailng
jthat game was entirely too plentiful,
land complaining of 'over-prodiirtioir:'
i "Yesterday another party of three
jwent into the woods about six
I miles from Alva, which is -ihi... ,.
iniies t torn
W8ES HORSE FELL ON HE!I
111 to eon
I ,1 a
s s t
"be Was LeadioM iui In the j,.
When llec i.,, .sli,i.,l. a,,( ,
I ailing into a Small ii, b.
ilist I I uv lllil; III SBAMi men 1 1
M i I"'
..i.Miiue. u. t , 1 1. .March ;:.
Ml'-'. J. T. McCorkle was seriously
il not fatally, injured Monday niter
iioou when a horse that she was lead
lug fell on her. Last renoru ti,.i
her bedsi.i,. fitat,. n,at her (Oilditiou
is no better, and it is feared that she
The accident occurred in a strain:..
unusual manner. The hue,, u-,.- i....
in hd to the barn when Mis Me.
Corkle stumbled, fallin-' int n in 1 1 1
ditch. The horse, becoming iHir'u.
elied. al.so lit its balance, ami tell
on Mr,. McCorkle. There she lav un
" ll.,Ve s. ii,,e Se
ll' t.f'.i. li. V. il;, 'l
' ' v. a ; a ;', ion'- nn,'. r t .,v j
N ''t.i Carl:'..i. s hereby o!,. ih nu
''1 ' i'.'-'d end intirti, ;, n an
:o!i:t. -i, iiii:i.;i.alii,i' ami , .nirol!-
'1 In '; t ha! I h. i eiinnn I he .-a:.'.
Ih l.e lorCI'd III" v;,:i M;ia
Boss to . t In ! Ijv,' j i
i scnani, hat at a
able lo move until her hiibini.i ' i,... . Boss and Millie
ing seen what Immu ne,! ,.,,n.',.i ... the Misses Boss
After much exertion. Mr.
managed to pull the horse
I'BKNCH tilHL IS HBK.
OF PATH Kit OF Mil.lMIB
gloiml Coiiference to be Held
Baptist Church Here.
K regional conference will be held
:he First Baptist church March 9
1 10. Eighteen of these confer
ea will be held throughout the
.te. Rev. C. E. Maddry, correa-
.din aecretary of the Baptist
te convention, presiding. Some of
most prominent ministers and
slonary worker! in the Baptist
omination will be present and
1 speak. Bev. John A. Wray, pas
of the First Baptist church, re
cta The Journal to ask everv
Iptist in the 1'nlon association to
ounce the regional meeting at
r next service. The M.cklenbnr?
Caharriv., the I'nioti and the
on association are i:i the group
the n;,' -tins here.
iiinienon, -ennsyv,lhH, ull
io miih Islnml to K.nd u lioiiiiince
or the War.
Palinerton, Pa.. March n Itunrv
oeoiRe Deppe went to Kills Island, N
Y.. today to marry pretty Mine. Julie
Vennet. Mr. Deppe is slxtv-two vearn
old. Mme. Vennett is thirty-two.
She came to this country two weeks
ago from Fiance upon Mr. Deppe'
promise of marriage.
Mr. Deppe Is ihe rather of Lieu
tenant Arlington Demie u hn h,w
been In the regular artnv of the t'nl
ted States for eleven year, in iir
the lieutenant was in France. At the
village of Dijon the lieutenant met
..Ime. Vennett. whose husband w.n
aervtngy under the French tricolor.
.ime. vennett became very fond of
The American officer after the war
left France for the Canal Zone where
ne na a wire and three children.
.unie. vennet a husband uuon his re
turn from the war ohiaiued a divorce.
uieutenant Deppe, in letter to her,
mi&Kestea ii tie write to his father.
nose wite tiled two years ago. Mme
teniirii mU no ami two weeks a?o
arrived in ew York on the La
France, after Mr. Deppe had aent
money for her Dassaee Sh
held up by the immigration authori
ties, out nnaily was permitted to
I- net ......
m ii- ii .. " : . . " '" "UI III a
.... .....sweii. nev. .vtr. Stevens willisnort day's ahootltm bugged tvo bir
locate in western North Carolina and bucks and a seventeen-pound turk-v
will act as secretary of the Baptist 1 besides a good hag of quail
. siiiimi hoik in mat section, i "On
on .Mrs. .McCorkle, and Ihe badlv in
jured woman was taken to the house.
Medical aid was summoned, and .Mrs.
McCorkle is being given every alien'
Hon. Had it not been for the' nr., mm
aid of her husband
.loiihtful if she would have been hv".
mg. AS it is, she will have u h:.r,l
light to recover. Her many neiuh.
bora and fi iends deeply sv innalhije
with her in her inUlortune
Messrs. Bart Stevens. Jessie Price
and Mrs. Martha Stevens motored to
t i , , i o
I ...uiiiu-n .siniiiiiy io see i tie. latter s
j son-in-law and family, who are down
I with pneumonia and w hooping cough
I Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Price and far.i
I My. of east Monroe township, spent
Saturday and Sunday with the fam
ilies or Messrs. J. B. and I. X. price.
otir correspondent regrets to
learn of the death of his old friend I
ami schoolmate, Mr. I. A. Hunm
home, imi as
' v HI tile household.
oci il equality, until h
ll"!'. or l!ilT. when sin. r,,.,l
I'leui In build her a home, the said
Bob Boss having previously force 1
tnem to allow him to take possession
of ami live in the home which thev
inherited from their moth, r, claimin'
it as his own and erecting lightnuu
rods thereon, and to cultivate a larg
body er fertile land without paying
any lent, taxes or other charpea
Schemed to Bribe Community
Attempting to show further the al
leged inllllMire exercised bv liivh
Belle Houston upo:i
the caveators sa :
"That after the said negroes haJ
obtained the said dominating auJ
Mrs. A. P. Phirer has been quite
sick for several days.
.Misses Pauline Tavlor ami
Little of Morven spent the week-end
with Miss Ora Green.
Mr. Irene Marsh has been Indis
posed for several days suffering with
rheumatism In her back.
Marshvllle Is looking quite natural
this week. The air Is once more a
io oi aust. Citizens are in
a trip into the Kverglades
country, about torty miles southeast
j of Foi l Myers, this Week, a partv
Linaj headed by M. Scuff of this city hnir.
ged three deer, one black bear, a
panther, two wildcats, half a dozen
turkeys, an alligator over six feet
long, and several rattle snakes, be
sides all Ihe quail and squirrels they
wanted to eat while In the wods.
The panther, which was a huge male.
IWO U'uUli Ol .
ininHd ai u .ii V ' i poiiiiu.i una llleiisuiei a
initios at once. e heart v welcome ..... . .. ..
the approach of snrine ,.rl , " " ''' ' to Gl.
V' i' 1 "Anil Iho flwhini, Im .U..
"Well. Dorothy," said her father
on a Sunday afternoon, "shall we
have a walk or a car ri.l"
"I razer walk." little Dorofhr ....
plied, "if 'on will carry me." Punch
io crawi out or winter quarters,
stretch, look around and frolic about
a bit to celebrate, but lust ns we
unit a few rapturous remarks about
the "Hiily" spring along comes a
car or somethliu stlrrlni? up havoc
under foot, and we choke and splut
ter over a gallon or two of dust, and
don't care If the winter rains and
snow continue forever. Us for the
naru surrace roads! Probably then
there would be one place In our vi
cinity where we could draw a long
uicuiu. especially rrom April to De
Mr. Shute on CntaHna College Musi
Newton, March 3. Mr. J. T.
Shute, Jr., of Monroe, was on the
program for two numbers at the re
cital Klvpn last night he the miulu
department of Catawba college. He
renaeren two stilendid lelertin...
The Two 0184, by Shumau. 1 Caloosahatchee
and a "Batoio Sonc." hv H.. mop n.nli ! been landed hv
were vigorously applauded, and Mr.
.mu me nsninc in the waters
near fort Myers Is as good ns the
hunting tn the Lee countv wods. Lee
Mason and F. S. Hughe's, two win-1
ter residents from Lancaster county,
Ky., have been the champion fisher
men this season, coin? out nn mi
'average of thr lays a week and al-1
ways returning with big catches of
Spanish mackerel, redflsh. robalos.
, grouper and other game fishes. Mon
. day the two fished for four hours
near the lighthouse at the point or
'Sanibal Island, taking thlrtv-three
ISnanish muck erel T.w.u.l . i
r Hiram,, i.tej re
turned to the same place and caught
twenty-one. Wednesday they made
another trip to ibU famous fishin
ground and came back with forty
two, all Spanish mackerel. None of
the fish caught on the three trips
weighed less than four pounds, and
aome ran as high as six pounds.
larpon are coming into the
and several have
Presbyterian Clum h
l.el us come before his
II not worshipping elsewhere, vou
ate cordially invited to come with'us.
D a. tu.. Sunday school; W. A.
U a. tu.. Worship and sermon.
":"' p in.. Praise service and ser
mon by the Bev. G. C. Huntington of
The Laymans' Convention meets
March X-9 at Greenville. i n u
unpen that our church will be well
represented. A meeting of the
ot llie congregation will be held at
the close of the Sunday morning ser
Wce with a view to securing such
Remember your church pledges!
Then end of the church year "Draw-
111 nigh." Reporter.
Wilson to Practice ,aM
oner announcement that
controlling luiim-nce over the said
aged, ip.tlrni and helpless women, t -wit.
sometime during the year 1907,
knowing that the said women iij
were then 76 and 6s v., 'is of age.
respectively, would necessarily die
within a short while and that the.r
large estate which the said negroes
Were en j, iv ing uml wished to contin
ue to enjoy would pass Into other
hands, conceived the idea of having
said estate willed to them; and
knowing that such an unnatural, un
just indecent will would so outrage
the feelings of all those acquainted
with the facts as to invite a contest
to set aside said will, cunningly
scnemeii to nrihe the community t)
assist them in upholding this unnat
ural uml fraudulent will by having
inserted therein small bequests of
money and property to the presbv
terian and Methodist churches at
Marvin (there being no Baptist
I'hiircu in the community), hoping
thereby to enlist the aid of these
great and powerful denominations in
upholding the will; that thereupon
they proceeded to use the dominat
ing and controlling influence which
they had obtained over said aged, in
firm and helpless women, who were
living alone without anyone to pro
tect them, to force them to will them
their property and to enter into a
contract to make mutual wills so that
when one should die the survivor
would be powerless lo prevent said
negroes from receiving their ioint
I linilll" IV ! unit that hv run-.,,, nr ..II
"irn i j.. r:j'.:."' """'"'
,....,..,,,,, uuu tunnelling lllliueucrt
I the said negroes, on or about Nov em
her 2Hth. 1907. obtained from sail
.Maggie an,! sallie Boss, paper writ
ings alleged to be wills, although ca
jveapes aver that they were not eve-
cute.! a. cording to law, and that said
women, and particularly Maggie Boss
did not have sufficient mind to mak-
i a will; mid boih. and particularly
Maggie Boss, v.ere weeping bitterly
i uie mne oi .-am alleged evccutio-:
. ....uh,,, , unit uf t U l
resume the practice of law" Presl-1 y Klvln tnt'1' I'Biable protect
dent Wilson today gave the'first In- jak'ai"'st Hie wrong whirh they could
dlcation of what he Intends to do af- not um1, r",and. bu ',w powerless
ter leaving the White House. jt0 I""'-
Wholly unexpected and quite un- M,'H' s'" Was Ignored
known to the President's closest ! "That the said alleged wills bear in
friends. It was officially announced ' themselves overwhelming evidence of
tne nominating Influence which
cmie oag lne recipient of
liaise tor tne art stir t.i on .n
Rinderpest, a cattle nlaci:,. , .
stroying great numbers of c,:. -Europe.
The disease h .w,t r
known lu this countrv.
at the White House offices that Mr.
v uson would enter a partnership
with Balnbridge Colby, the retiring
secretary of state, of .New York, and
that the new firm would establish
Offices in Xew York and U'p.hin.i..n
Winter residents here I Mr U'llann'a .i.,. i- t,. . . '
j , . - . .-- i n"u ..i me, loiiK De-
a e' XvZZr V rZ" -.n'"! ..?f.9r... of theiVrei:
' i , vnTi i un nut iui iii' imi i ma waa t m ttn in in tivac i- ti ih r.iL.. .
i.r. .itiited rrom the University of .mother, husband and Infant child of
Urania in his native state in 18,faid Mittie Belle; whereas the said
he op-ned a small office and prac- ;a"eeed wills Ignored the relations of
ticed in Atlanta for two vears and said women and th vhu. .
hen In . V, ... I.i... . . . "-l. VI
.... .. ... ir.oj ...ii in,-u m uammore
wnne aotng post graduate work
Johns Hopkins university.
year, and are till rather thin and
chuck full cf fight. Th Htigflsh
' sue no? h. en r.'M-.eri'is this season,
' soi e r.-iio::. but some fine blue
' -'i have been tak-n and a few bonlto
t'l.-o hav fallen to the lure of Fort
1 Myers fishermen.''
said negroes had acquired and were
exercising over the two aged, weak
and derenscless women, for not only
did the said Mittie Belle and Bob
Boss obtain the bulk or said proper
ty for themselves, but had bequests
t: community who helped theta la
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