DoiiJ infleigt) of any Other NeGptipc
Vol. LXXI. No. 108.
The Weather FAIR.
RALEIGH, N, C, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1912.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Baccalaureate Sermon to Peace
Mates At Presbyterian
HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY
Commencement Season In Raleigh
1 Begins Tomorrow Sermon by Dr.
Walter L. Lingle, of llichmoiHl
High School Kxercises in Audi
torium Thursday Night Address
'"' by the Governor A. & M. College,
Meredith and St. Marys Close Xext
Week Large tiaduiiting Cla,-s at
The commencement season in Ral
eigh begins tomorrow morning with
the baccalaureate sermon, before the
graduates of Peace Institute in the
Presbyterian church. The Peaco
commencement, .continuing through
Wednesday, May 22, will be closely
followed by the closing exercises of
the Jtalelgh high school, Thursday
night in the auditoriu in. The grad
uating exercises of the high school
will be preceded Wednesday night
by the contest for the Charles 1'.
Harris debater's medal, which wilt
be held at the high school.
The following week, beginning
May 2G, three commencements will
he held, the exercises at Meredith
College, St. Mary's school and A. &
M. College all occurring on the sama
days. Practically all other interests
in -the city for the next two weeks
will therefore be given over to col
lege commencements, the graduates
holding the., center of the stage. '
llaccnluiirente - Sermon Tomorrow
Morning by Dr. Walter L. Linglo.
Tomorrow mornine at 11 o'clock
In the First PeBbyterlan church ihe
baccalaureate sermon to the-, 'gradu
ating class of Peace Institute will be
delivered by Dr. Walter I..- Lingk',
of the I'nlon Theological Seminary
of Klchmond, Va.
Monday afternoon at. five o'clock
class day exercises will be held on
the campus followed at 8:?.U p. m.
by the art reception In the studio
niiil tho annual ulay. On Tuesday
at 5 p. m., tho alumnae will meet
in the niirlors and at S:i!U l). in. tlie
annual concerts will be held in the
Tim erniluatine exercises Wednes
day morning at 10 o'clock will close
the year at Peace Institute, the an
,lvnu. Imfnre the eraduates being de
livered by Maj. J. C. Hemphill, editor
of the Charlotte Observer.
ThoBe who will receive their
Helen Julian, literature and Ian
cuime. Thoiuasville. N. C.
Cora Lee Montgomery, full diplo
ma, Monroe, N. C.
Nannie Jane Petteway, literature
anil acionrp Jacksonville. Fla.
Katherlne Wilder Rogers, litera
ture and science, .Raleigh, N. C.V
Elizabeth Bonner Sparrow, litera
ture and language, uastonia. n. j.
r,ri mi .jij.iwiiii.;-,.
ICllzabeth Stamps- Howard, piano
Tarboro, N. C.
Miiv Ilov. art. Ralelzh. N. C.
Patty A. Walser, piano, Lexlng-
tou, M. C.
HALKIGH HIGH SCHOOL
Address in Auditorium Thursday
Night by Gov. Kltchln.
In tho city auditorium Thursday
night, May 23, th,o commencement
exercises of the Raleigh high school
will be held, the address being made
by his Excellency William Walton
Kltchin, governor of North Carolina
The high school exercises are always
of chief interest and attract larga
crowds as it Is the Raleigh boys and
gliis who form the graduating class.
The senior roll Is a long one this
year, the young folks who reclve
their diplomas being; Frank W. Mor
ris, Edwin Vincent Denton, Walter
11. Rouse, James Leftwlck Harrison
Frank Bynum, Louise Wilson, Wal
lace W. Riddick, Zella Marguerite
Fisher, Clifton Warren Beckwith, El
nte Watson,. Thomas Harry Watson
Frances Macon Walters, Cary Joseph
Hunter; Mamie Ball, ChnrleB Vernon
Baker, Gladys Yates, Lorentz Grlgg
White, Hancock Hlnes Conn, Daniel
Itayner, Albertlne Crudup Moore,
William Oliver Smith, Julia C
Pichel, William Russell Ferrell
Vivian Paton Betts, Everett Laws
Smith, Sarah LouIbb Catling, Walter
Jeffrey. Esther Wade Rlggan, Vlr
giula Bonner, Addle Bagwell, Louis?
White Bernard, Amelia Hose Curtice,
Lula Cooper, Rosalie Pope, and Be
sle ' Pope. The settlor history and
prophecy has a place, -
The introduction of the orator will
be made by Supt. Harper. The
grammar school trophies for excel
lence in writing, spelling and at
tendance, will be awarded at this
time also the two junior order
medals. "..-'.- ....
Commencement Kxercises May 2fl-B8
The commencement exercises at
Meredith College May 26 through
28 will begin with the baccalaureate
sermon Sunday morning which will
be delivered by Mr. J. Campbell
White, of New York, head of the
laymen's movement in United States.
He will also deliver the missionary
address in the evening. Class day
exercises Monday morning, art ex
hibit Monday afternoon and annual
concert Monday evening will make
up a full day.
On Tuesday morning. May 28 the
graduating exercises being made by
Dr. Charles E. Jefferson, pastor of
the Broadway Tabernacle, New York.
The closing event will be the annual
reception in . the school parlors.
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL
Commencement' Week Shortened to
A shortening of commencement
week at St. Mary's which usually
extended through .Thursday will
bring the events of both St. Mary's
Meredith and A. & M. College on tne
same days. The baccalaureate ser
mon will be preached In St. Mary's
chapel by Rev. R. T. Alsop, I). D.. of
Brooklyn, N. Y. The commence
ment address is to be delivered by
Dean Graham of the University of
North Carolina. The full program
Saturday May 2 Elocution re
cital. "Taming the Shrew."
Sunday, May 26, 11 a. m.. Ser
mon, Rev, R. T. Alsop, D. D., Brook
lyn, N.-.Y.;': 5 p. m., Alumnae ser
mon in the chapel.
Monday, May 27, 11 a. m., Class
Day; 3 p. m., Art exhibit; 4:30 p.
m.. Alumnae meeting; s: ju p. m.,
Concert; 9:30 p. m., Rector's recep
tion. . -
Tuesday, May 28, 11 a. m., gradu
ating exercises in auditorium, ad
dress by Dean Graham of University
(Continued on Page Five.)
SUNDAY GOLF SCORED
Louisville. May IS. "One lmn
drud thousand caddies, are. kept form
Sunday school 'by - golf,"- says the
ttabnalh observance committee re
port, presented to the Northern
Presoj teriau Church general assem-
lily. "Sunday sports blight charac
ter," the report eonuned. Nine-
tenths of those entering prison start
ed by Sabbath breaking, largely by
Sunday snort. The use of the Sub
hath for games and secular uses
has been condemned by the count
KliATKKXAL BUI LD1XG
Three Orders Unite for One Home-
To be Handsome Structure.
Durham, May 18. The fraternal
orders In East Durham have and are
making plans to unite in an effort
to have a three-story hall built to'
hold their meetings, and also for a
regular fraternal home. The build
ing is not to exceed in cost over fif
teen thousand dollars, and to be of
the best material possible. The
three orders that arc making an ef
fort to get the new building are the
Juniors, the K. of P.s, and the Odd
Follows. This will be the. best
building In the town of East Dur
ham, and will be a big help in the
growth of that place. JuHt where
the building will be erected has n it
us yet been decided on as a suitable
site has not been announced. This
is the largest project that the East
Durham people have ever had to
come before them, and they will
meet it with full force.
Eligibility by Descent, Third In
fantry Association Perpetual.
Wilmington, May 18. The 47th
annual meeting of the Third Infan
try association, an organization
dating from and a product of the
civil war, was held oil Wrlghtsvllle
Beach Thursday. The organization
is perpetual In nature, the right of
membership being handed down
from father to oldest son or nearest
malo relative, Tho association Is
the remainder of tho Third North
Carolina Infantry of the civil war
and the highest officer of the regl
ment holds the presidency of the us
sociatlon until his death, when the
next highest is chosen. Capt. Har
nss Northrop holds the office at this
time. " . '.':-
1 Roosevelt's Ohio Trip.
ColumbUB, Ohio, May 18. Colonel
Roosevelt, who addressed record
breaking crowds last night, left this
morning for Delaware. The sched
ule called for. brief speeches en
route at Mansfield, Akron and inter
mediate points. This evening he
speaks In Cleveland,
Suspension of Ty Cobb Stands Until
Matter Is Investigated, Whether
Tliere Is Game or Not
1E0RGIA WIRES COBE
The Georgia Statesmen in Washing
ton Wire Cobb That He Did Right
in Resenting Insult Game This
Afternoon Will be" Played, by
Semi-Professionals, Regular Team
Objecting to Play Until Cobb is
Reinstated Cobb Says it is" Like
Johnson to Suspend r'irst ami In
Philadelphia,: May 1 8,. Short iy
before 1 o'clock, the Detroit play
ers begun another secret meeting'
witli Manager- Jennings absent.
"Davy" Jones, - the . spokesman, said
tile players would go to the ball
park in uniform and if Cobb is not
permitted to play they will take off
their uniforms and give them to the
players secured by-Jennings. Jones
said Jennings '..misunderstood the
purport of the -'action' taken at the
Action of Jennings.
Philadelphia, Pa., May 18. A
tense situation exists because of Ban
Johnson's indefinite suspension ol
Ty Cobb, the world's '-champion bats
man, of the Detroit dub, lor his at
tack on a spectator at the recent
Detroit-New York game. The mat
ter-readied an acute stage this
morning when, following the receipl
of the Detroit players' ultimatum
that they would not play another
game until Cobb's suspension U lift
ed, President Johnson, in Cincinnati,
sent the following message to Man
ager Jennings, of Detroit:
"Cobb s suspension stand j until
the matter is fully investigated.-' If
the team refuses to play that is a
matter for the dub owners to mak
good on. The 'umpire, would have
put the man. out of the stand. Cobb
had no right, to attack him."
Jennings, in his report to John
ron, said Cobb was justilied, and he
knew hcveral men who would make
if fl davits that the spectator's lan
guage was insulting. Jennings slated
that the club owners must realize
that, player.; must be protected from
insult. In order to protect 'the De
troit club owners against the tine of
five thousand dollars for forfeit tin
of the. game. Jennings, this morning
was endeavoring to corral -enough
semi-professional players to place-a
team on the Held.
Will Play Game.
Philadelphia, May 1 S. Manager
Jennings announced the Detroit
players had decided, to .play' this af
ternoon's game, if he could not get
a team of .semi-professionals to
gether. Jcnning3 said the players
took this stand to-save the club for
feiture' and consequent line.
Georgia Statesmen Commend Cobb.
Washington. May 18. Ty Cobli
has the sympathy of 'Georgia's
statesmen in his controversy with
Ban Johnson. Today a telegram was
addressed to Cobb, by Georgia's sen
ators and representatives. It read
"As Georgians, we commend your
action in resenting an . uncalled for
insult. We hope for your complete
exoneration and speed restoration to
a plane in clean sport baseball. We
are proud of your reoo.'d as a leader
of your profession.'
The message was signed by Sena
tors Bacon and Smith, and Represen
tatlves Edwards, Roddenbersy,, Hart
lett, Hughes, Adanison, Lee, Tribute,
Hell, Hard wick and Brantley.
Cobb's home is Augusta, Ga.
Lueker Also a Georgian.
New York, May 13. Claude
Lueker. formei- pressman, now an at
tachee of Sheriff Foley's office, was
the man whom Cobb assaulted
Lueker Is a native of Georgia and
formerly lived near Cobb's home.
The members of the New York
and Cleveland teams sympathize
Other.-) Will Play Game'.
Philadelphia, Pa., May 18. Cobb,
after reading President Johnson's
statement, said: "Johnson has al
ways believed himself Infallible. He
suspends a man lirtt and investigates
Jennings says he engaged nine
genii-professionals for this afte:'.
noon's game. He will himself fill
one of the positions. Several. De
troit players said they will quit tho
league and play exhibit 7n games
until the suspension matter Is set
. Wilbur Wright 111.
.Dayton, Ohio, May 18. Wilbur
Wright, the aeroplane manufactur
er, continues critically 111. Occa
sionally ho Is delirious,
'('X- ' - ,
Uisl" 'Sft' -; , 't '.
m t -ml
PRINCIPALS IY I.
Ti.p. Cb'i'CIH'e . !. Ii,r:e vlll
iv (iiioined to die ! wcck of My
l!, lor (lie .murder n! voun
sweetheart, Avis Lmi.cl. who i
shovt l mi till1 bdttinM. loiel vA
iiiands. Mill! wIkiiii Rniii'snn was in
love, and to whnnr lie eii';aKCd
is slu'wn in the cciiivi.
YEI BY JURY
. "Itopelessl..' t!:v.U;-d,".' :-.! ney. in
forme;! -,lud;se l;in' . higlit . ie
foi'e retiring', ' iii,-y"ln. ."The; Girl
from' K'.'- iii;' were not ' mneh
nearer aiM'eene ;,! i!!!:; in . ernooii. Il
was 'believed v.l.'i a night's re;H)S'
in I lie j i ; i . " r.feii:, liie twelve men
might' be wilt i n in reach an. agree
ment, but s'ich ;-p nut the ease, and
thev are si ill u rest ling with ih
proliiiMH of v ii- i I'er t he '-show w:i
of "an liiiniorul n.ni'arier. . l here; arc
iniinv Ivpoiis !-' h'ow' the . Jury
siaiul. but none.'1:' iluse are autheii
tic. It. is l,e!ie-, eil. however,, thai th
majoriiv of i lie i1 in aVo in favor of
rendering a i i ! : tor the delenil
The ease v;c. M'.'ru to the jury
yesterday at I .'i.vii'ni.,
At :;:!: tin. ; I , Tlioon l:ie jury
why, siitl unal.ie le avvree. JikIl'
(Mine was appeirleii'. two or.'lhrei
times during, ti-e- nv tt dischar
them, bul he ( , i d. If is 'ini'.i
stood that 'tiler" i.-; not the remotest
possibility of l he .jury's getting to
gether todav. I i". may- be di
charced this en'im.' and a nns'rial
ordered or tliev i, a1' be kept togei her
WAS LAUNCHED TODAY
Newtioti'News M.'V.IS. The Dill
tle.-iiip Texas, i ii greatest supe
dreadmmgh.t vet i 'instructed for the
United stales na.. was successlu!
launched todav m l he presence ot
as me oik iniii. . saj w iih bunting
started down the. way; 'little Miss
Claudia Lyon. -d:1 lighter of Co4. Cecil
A. Lyon, repub! can national com
mitteeinan for Texas, crashed a bot
tle of champagne against her bow
There was cheering and the scream
of steanr wliisih s and sirens a: the
vessel gained momentum and final
ly plunged into the waters of .lame:
river. Secretary of Navy Myer, was
present, represent ins President Taft
Among the gtie ;s was Miss Helen
Taft. .." ,.:.
Minority lte"'it on Futures Hill.
Washington. May 1 x. A minority
report attacking the bill to restrict
dealings in celton and grain futures,
fnvori'bly renopcd by tho house
agriculture ccnuiiittee,' was filed by
Reprosentatlveo l.amh and Whltacre
democrats. It denounces the nieas.
ttre hk "Krunlcal and radical." The
nieusiire is count it ntlouiilly ques
oston Mufdeier Collapses and Raves
Hysterically. Over .-Fancied Perse
cution of Guards
MADE PITIFUL APPEALS
Condemned Man Slept This Yoi g
l iidir the. Inlliienee of Opiates
Gave .Way Last Xiglit When Tolcf
That His Father Didn't Want His
ISody Iliiiiiglit to Virginia for
Hurial' IViigcd to be I5uri,il He
siih' 'His. Mother Attack of Hys
teria Hears Out Alienists' Conclu
sions That He is Subject to Period
leal l.i;in ii.nal Insanity.
l!o: ton. Mass''., .May 1 X. Clarence'
V. T. Kiehesiill sleit in deep 'sleep
this m. inline under Hie iiitluence of
opiates. Tin' foililude of the clergy
man who awaits electrocution for
murdering Avis Linmll, gave way
last 'night.' The coHajisi-'caine while
Iticheson was beseeching. Attorney
Morse to have liis body interred be
side hi iuotiier in Virginia. He
nvccl hysierieally over tlie fancied
persecution of the two guards fonn-
n g tiie deaih : ihc.i.
Rielier.on iearned (le!init;iy for the
lirst time yesterday he must die by
lectroculiot; Through t lie. day he
bore himself with . outward calm.
Later the awful .'import, of the de-
ion- began to impress itself upon
lii:n. . Some one of those 'who enter-
d Uiii ihaniber told the prisoner
hat his .father did not want his
body taken' t. j Virginia for burial
iticheson immediately broke, Mown
ind made pitit til .'appeals to his law-
ver to arrange that lie nugtit lie he
side his ..mother in the family lot
,s the day . lengthened 'other inci
dents diis-iuvbetl. Richcpn'. iiie dis
flissioii between lliche.-on. liis conn
el and. f-pint ua! adviser turned up
on the execution.. I He prisoner -l)eg.
bed Mr. Stehliins. . the prison 'chap-
Iain, and Itev. Herbert Johnson, his
chosen aivi.ser to walk -to the chair
with him. Hi' expressed, the wish
thai Mor.'O be with' hint during-, the
lai-t few minutes. .1th hesoii , exacted
i "-promise. I hat oneo.ihr ministers
ivoiild " reiuai'ii witli'- him "'until he
died. lie ate no dinner or supper
It whs nearly I" hours after learn
ing iiis fate that Uieh-son burst into
i iiai'nx.'Stn of gr'ief: lleihrevy him
;elf epoti his cot. moaning- and
hreiking. liis arms and shoulders
twiiehcd ami his face was, distorted
Huriiig- tlie spell of hysteria
Hiih.eson's glance - fell upon .. tin
jiinrds silting in (he death "wate'h
ind he screamed out in :Iioi':mi':
'They're'- watching ' - me,, they'n
watrhing me." . Warden I.ridgcs" wai
tuititied and luirrieil tri ihe. deaih
house. ' When .the physician reai hei
tli" (l'al!-l':Oii.e in re-ponsc m tin"
siiiun.ons Iticheson appareiuly was
tinconscioiit. Dr. I.j-.ins adtnitiisiei'
od a sedati'.e. The prisoner fell
isleeji-about !' o'clock, remaining it
slaiab'.!' until a'-late- hour. .The at
taiii follows out the alienist ' con
elusions that -Kirheson,. i:ii hough
sain', w as subject t o period ii
spells o 'emotional -.disturbance, or
hvslericul delirium. It v:as (i.iniieii
that, such attacks would be of hor
Tiicre will- he no nil '.'.'. ne" a'n.
r.oipii cmeiit of the hour -of Kicle
poll s execution. Devon, the s,i::;i
io. v : proviKiiiii that it must oci i-c u
(eeii midiiii.lit tin.d sunrise, ihe pr
sou' wardi ir has discretion ex'eml
lilg over the week designated iiy tue
eliUI't for the iiillictioil of tlie .leai'i
pi naliy.. Il is tbciiiglit Ihe ex 'eulioit
w ill take place I uesdav inorii'ii':.
I he Last Hours.
Kiehesoli occupies the 'death
house in the Charleston prison and
a prison guard, detailed m the death
watch, will lie Willi him dav and
night till the chair siitifls out the
life demanded by the common wealth
In expiation of liis atrocious crime.
He -spends most of his time iir read
ing 'scripture or, in conversing with
his spiritual advisor, and has scarce
ly spoken, save to . iiniuire once
.whether electrocution was an "easy
Those who talked with the' con
demned man today said that there
has been a f,reat moral and physical
change in (lie young preacher. He
has grown older and more careworn
during his Incarceration, and the
sang froid that enabled him to
preach two sermons In the Ininianuel
liaptist church after he had given
the death potnn ,to his sweetheart,
has disappeared, lie is now devoutly
religious and his faith, his friends
say, will carry him to the chair with
unfaltering step. .
Klchcaon's last, hours will bo spent
in spiritual preparation for his
Journey to the great bevond. His
religious advisor will be summoned,
and biiore the prison guards per
form their last services to the doom-
d man, he will be allowed an hour
for meditation and prayer.
This over, the death warrant will
be read to the legal witnesses sun
moned to attend the execution, and
they will be led by Warden Bridges
to the death chamber. Here they
will await the coming of the ac-
Meanwhile the prison guards will
busy themselves with the prepara
tion of Hie minister for death. He
will he dressed in a pair if light
trousers, slit for the appl' u of
the electrodes, and a soft. s. 'f 't
lone the doomed man ticcoui, f
bv liis spiritual advisor and
nanls will begin his solemn march
to ileal Ii.
IMCMOt It ATS' CAMP
Interest lines it Seem to be Intense
As Could He.
(Special to The Times. I
t.lreeiisboro. May 18.-Ou the eve
of I lie democratic primary there is
peiiiap less interest, manifest than
any similar political event in the
past many years. Little," il. any,
talk is heard on the street, and il
anviliiiig like a lull vole is polled
by ihe democrats today it will be a
surprise to those political observers
in have for the -pits'! several days
aii lied the trend, of 'i biiigs.. It is
enerallv conceded that most of I lie
unity officers' will receive rehoini-
i, a: ions.
I una Still Aground.
Ulantic City, X. .1.. Ma..' VS.
Tlie collier Lebanon, assisted by the
crews of Great Kgg ' harbor and
Ocean City live-saying 'stations, made
the lirst attempt to lloaf" the sub
marine Tuna, aground off'.Kgg Har
bor station. '.'-The attempt-, was un-
successiiil tnougn v.eai.lier conditions
were favorable. The heal will ' be
Auli-ialt Convention in Panic.
Jacksonville,-. Flu..- -May 1 ..'.- The
mti-Tiift republicans' of he state
gathered in stale- oonventio l here
lo.oa.'. . Ihe call 'was' Issued by .1, .V
r'ipli.ng and H. L, Anderson, both
Lite, but a large number of the
dcleuaies are negroes:
The convention is the result of a
boll from -the I'alatka convention in
TG CRUSH THE REBELS
Kl Paso.-Tex.i Mav IS. The ".lex
ical federal government by a series
il maneuvers within a lew days is
expected to deal n crushing blow to
the insurgent movement in the north
and disperse the army of rebels. Gen
eral. Orozeo, with five thousand
rebels, holds a strategic position be
tween iteihiiio and imiiiez. (ienerp.1
Huerla. wiih an euuallv strong torce
of federals is fifteen miles away
pies-sing "northward to attack the in
snrreclos. Sharp lighting is antici
pated all the way to the -'American
thi: hhistow ami:mmi:t.
I nderwooit's nte and the Mutter,
I lie Amendment I'.xplained.
i rfpi-clal fii The Times, t
. Vsh;iig;i.n. May I x. Senator
Hani lie id. when.- ms attention w;is
ailed to 1 he unwarr. inled and itu
jnsi iliable at in k .being.-, made, Upon
,Ml. 1' l.U i'wiiod by the Wilson sup
porters in.Noril; ..Carolina on account
of his nte for the llristown amend
l.ieiit. said: ...
"The tio-calli'd Hristown aniend
mejit. for. whici) Mr. I'nderwood
inled, is lioiliiii'-', more i n' less than
the ii (!;;;' I statute as it. now exists,
and lias existed.-' for a number of
ears, which is merely '-enlarged by
lidding a provision that tinted
Slates senators shall lie elected by a
direct vole of Hie p-'Ople inst'.a.l of
by the - legislatures'." Tile ('t'fect of
the adoption oi ' this .amendment
would ho-shindy to provide that sen
ators should bo. elected by the people
;:in!rr the saine regulations which
new olnain for ihe eleciion of reprt
sen o ' ' 1 il coimress. This is al
there is to the Hrisi iw iimeiidmont
a id ioTo is iioihiii!; in it to alarm
our sou! hern people.
. "s a i evidence thai the represen
lalives from North Carolina have no
fear o:i tlie . subject.- .Messrs, Dough
toll. Kitciiitl. Page. Poll, "mall
Kteadiiian tind Webb all voted with
Mr, i'ndei we id for the anienilnie it
Messrs. Cudge rand dodwin did not
vo e, and Dcctor. Faison is tlie only
member-, from Xorth Carolina who
voted against .if on liiial passage
Hallotiug for Ci-fiop.
, Minneapolis,. Ma,.' IS. The
fourth ballot for bishop of the
Methodist. Kpittropal church, an
nounced this morning, resulted In
no eP'ctidiiH. W. O. Shepard, of
Chicago, received 4S(i votes. Xeces
sary to choice 52(5. Seven are yet to
Schooner Sunk in Collision.
Halifax, May IS. A wireless
from the -steamship A, . Perry
indicates that a schooner with which
the steamer collided Thursday," 12
miles from Harbor of Liverpool, N
S.. went down wi'll ail on board
probably Illteen men.
Regular Organization Submits Names
to Be Voted On In Primary -Saturday,
towVJBUS FOR SENATE
Man Who Stopped Chairman Rutler's
Alleged Steam Holler Some Time
Ago to Head Party in This County
Challenges Democrats to Joint
Canvass Candidate for House
Are .1. H. Chamberlain, Rale4gh;
l. T. Itryan, Auburn, and Alt
Teinpleton, Cary The Colonel for
Colonel J. C. Logan Harris, who
placed a big chunk under the steam
roller operated by former Chairman
Lester V. liutler in the interst ot
party harmony,, was this afternoon
nominated by the regular republican
convention for the state senate.
Colonel Harris blushingly accepted
the nomination and promised to do
his best especially if Roosevelt
were nominated to redeem Wako
county. Colonel Harris said also that
if the democrats had reacher that
stage- where they can meet argument
with-argument-.- he would be glad ta
go about the county with his friend.
.1. C. Little, whom the democrats will
name at the same time the repub
licans .confirm in a primary election
the nominations of the convention
today. - ' '
The candidates for the house are:
J. R. - Chamberlain, Raleigh; Alf
Teinpleton, Cary, and D. T. Bryan,
Auburn, Walter It. Perrall of St. ;
Matthews was nominated fes? the
house, but declined, pronilsng, how
ever to do all In his power for the
success of the ticket.
The convention today was all
harmony. There was but one of the
unseated crowd In the hall the con
vention was held In the assembly
room of the Electric building alld
he was a welcome visitor. Mr.
George Glenn is the name of the rep
resentative of the other faction, and
he came on a mission of peace l.e
did not let it be known. He seem
d to he counting heads, and th'n
led to one of the delegates to re
mark that there were enough pres-
nt to take care of the county.
Plea for Harmony.
Colonel Harris, who is not only
hairnian of the Wake county re
publican convention, but is a ,lele-
gate from the fourth congr 'ssiolinl
district to say nothing of his ap
poiument on several important com
mittees and his nomination todav for
state senator was disposed o throw
i loaf and a lisli at the other fae
ion. He made a short little talk
in the Interest of harmony, paying
that his fight withy he other crowd
nan enoen. " e were espjiifltig
w hat was right," Colonel HarrU de
clared, 'and we got what v"3 right
There was some talk of ignoring
the primary law passed by :he deM
ocrats, but the fear that the opposi
tion this Is merely speculation
might put one. over on the regulars
caused the convention to place the
names on the ticket to be voted on
A committee composed of Colonel
Harris, W, J. Andrews, W. ti. Ilrlggs
and Chas. 1). Wildes was appointed
to perfect a legal organization. The
con veil lion adjourned subject to tho
call of the chairman. Next time the
convention meets It will be called to
order bv Chairman Andrews.
MVSTFIIIOl S Ml'HUKIt
ed Man Called to Hour and Shot
Uottii No Clue to Xlurdcrer,
Oxford, May 18 The sheriff and
coroner have just returned from the
southern, part' of-the county, where
they were called to investigate a
murder that took place night before
last. A. .1. Johnson, classed as color
ed, but with a large percentage of
white blood, was called to the door
of his house and shot three times,
resulting in almost immediate death.
The.'e was an old woman In the
ro un with him, and a white boy up
stairs. Nothing was found that gives
any tine as to the man who did the
deed. The coroner's report was that'
he came to his death by pistol shot
in the hands of an unknown person.
Johnson was about UO years old.
and had considerable property. H
bus a valuable farm and was known,
to have money loaned at interest.
There is a mystery about the case'
that will probably be cleared up
when the facts krwn by the neigh
bors come out,
Baltimore, May 18. The Metho
dist Protestant church conference
delegates vlsl'ed the denomination'!
collego lit Westminster, Maryland;