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.Monday, October 12, 1925
Ends Saturday, October 17
Right noui, at the beginning of autumn, Salisbury merchants are co-operating in offering their entire stocks oPFall and Winter Merchandise at special sale prices. This
is the most timely and greatest value sale ever undertaken in this section and thousands of people in Rowan and adjoining counties are buying complete Winter supplies in
| ) Salisbury during this sale. Saturday is the last day—no more this season will such an opportunity be offered. Don’t miss it, but come and take advantage of the low
Li prices on new merchandise.
I • . . . •
Under Auspices of Merchants Association
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Cole Found Not Guilty Os
Murdering BiU Ormond
BEARING AS TO HIS
SANITY IS TO ME j
Hearing Before Judge Fin
ley at Wilkesboro. —Ac-,
Neither for Self-
GUILTY, SAYS JUDGE
Jurors Acquitted Him Be
cause They Would Have
Done Same Thing Under
Same Circumstances. ,
Jonathan Daniels, in Raleigh News
Rockingham, October 11.—W. B.
Ccle, wealthy cotton manufacturer,
who shot down tF. W. Ormond, for
mcr sweetheart of ilia daughter, was
declared not guilty by a Union coun
ty jury in the Richmond county
superior court this morning at 9.50
o’clock. The jury had tuo case ap
proximately 21 hour*.
Judge T. 11. Finley immediately
ordered Cole remanded to jail pend
ing a hearing at AVilkrttboro on
Tuesday at one o’clock when Cole
must show cause why he should not
be committed to the criminal division
of the State Hospital for the Insane
Membera of the jury intimated
that Cole was not acquitted either on
rhe self defense or insanity plea but
because they would have done the
same thing if a man had slandered
“In my opinion from a legal stand
point, Cole was guilty," Judge Fin
ley stated after the jury had returned
Mr, Cole refused to make any
comment on his acquittal. He is not
qcpected to have anything to' say
ugltil aßer the hearing on hiß sanity.
Rev. A. L. Ormond, father of the
slain ex-serviceman stated that he
would not make any comment on the
verdict. He thanked his lawyers and
friends here- This afternoon he and
Allison Qrmond, his son, and blisses
and Ophelia Ormand, his
daughters, returned to their home in
"What isn’t right now wm be
right sometime,” Mr. Ormond said
* before leaving for his home.
To prevent any possible violences
to the defendant. the verdict
was returned. Judge Finley ordered
Sheriff H. D. Baldwin not to ring
the courthouse bell to announce that
the verdict had ben returned. Only
31 persons, including the prisoner,
his family, lawyers, newspapermen
and court officials were present wneo
C. E. Rushing announced the verdict
of the jury. Among the Rocgingnam
people present there was not a single
Cole waa the calmest man in the
| courtroom in the slow minutes that
passed before the jury came in to
announce its verdict. He sat without
change of color or expression with
his hands folded over his stomach.
Beside him bis son, Robert, sat in an
agony of nervousness. The boy con
tinually ran his hands through his
hair and across his face which was
flushed and full of fear.
Cole Thanks Jurors.
Qde shook hands with the jurors
ajjjKey filed out of the box.
Sheriff, you’ll take the
prisoner into custody,” Judge Finley
atated. “Mr- Solicitor prepare am
order to show cause why he should
not be confined in the State Hospi
tal for the Insane.”
Upon the suggestion of A. 1..
Brooks, attorney for Cole, the time
of the hearing was fixed for Tues
day at 1 o'clock at Wilkesboro.
Miss Elizabeth Cole, central fig
ure in the case, Mrs. Cole, and Miss
i Katherine Cole, who have attended
Jail the sessions of the trial were not
(present when the verdict was
brought in. They learned of the ver
' diet by calling the sheriff's office.
No member of the Ormond family
How Jury Voted.
At mo time during the delibera
tions of the jury was a majority in
, favor of conviction for any erttne.
lOn the first ballot taken after the
'case went to the jury at 12:42 on
i Saturday the vote stood eight to
four for an arquital.
Three times during the afternoon
and-night the jury prayed. When
the jurors to bed at 10 o'clock
Saturday night the vote had changed
11 to 1 for acquittal. The jurors
stated that one vote changed after
each prayer. This morning after 1
breakfast tbe jurors again prayed for
guidance and the unanimous vote for
acquital was secured.
! Locked in the jury room the
,j twelve men agreed that the name of
the man who held out against an
ncquittal would bo kept secret by
them. They stated that this was
done at the request of the one man.
Orie feature of the deliberations of
the was that C. O. Howard who
was accepted by the defense in spite
of the fact that he stated he had
formed and expressed the opinion
thait Cole was guilty, voted for an
acquittal from the outset.
Howard Clyde Edwards urged the
men holding out against an acquit-1
tal to change bis vote before the jury
went to bed. Ho said that he could |
not do it. then, but that he would i
pray over it. Following a final prayer,
‘ this morning he cast his vote to ac
While defense attorneys yesterday j
were inclined to look upon the in
sanity hearing at Wilkesboro as per
functory, Judge Finley stated that
the burden would be on Cole to show
that he is sane.
"They will have to convince me
that he is sane,” Judge Finley de
State to Be Represented.
Although defense attorneys re
gard the insanity hearing ns per
; | functory, the State will be well rep
resented at the hearing Tuesday. In
[ addition to Solicitor Phillips, Clyde
’ Hoey, of Shelby, Douglas and Doug
lass, of Raleigh and W. R. Jones of
I Rockingham, will be present to re
sist Cole's effort to prove himself
| sane- Cole’s full battery of defense
lawyers will also be on band.
No one here believes Cole was ac
-1 quitted either on the plea of self de
fense or the plea of insanity. It is ae
-1 ceptcd that be was found not guilty
on the new phase of the “unwritten;
law” that a man can kill to hush a
1 Cole entered a plea of self defense
: but his attorneys did not put a single
I witness on the stand to corroborate
1 his story of the killing.
Cole entered a plea of transitory
’ insanity. They contend Cole was in
> I sane, at the time of the shooting but
> is sane now. The defense did not put
1 on a single alient to testify that Cole
- was insane at tbe time of the shoot
-1 tng. Only bis relatives and friends
! and business associates testified that
they believed he was insane when he
' shot Ormond.
1 Rockingham received the verdict
* with widely differing feeling. Tbe
- wealthier and socially prominent
1 class received it with repoicing.
- Throughout the trial this class has
> espoused tbe side of (be mill oper
■ ator. Many of the "better peopfe”
* are related to him by blood or mar
> riage or close - business association.
They have been quick to defend him.
Very different feeling was ex
i pressed today by tbs majority ot the
people outside this class.’ The ma
s jority of the people who are not con
-1 nected with Cole in this caste of
> family and wealth have * believed
I that he ought to be convicted for
'.hilling young Ormond ofi August 18.
Their opinion it not changed by the
Those who .believe that Cole com-*
milted a eoWardlJ- crime that ought
not. to be allowed to go unpunished,
are moved n.ore tq cynicism at the
courts than violence toward-; tbe de
If Cole is released at the insanity
hearing on Tuesday he will be re
eeived hack home with acclaim by
his friends but others will have only
unfriendly greeting for him. It was
reported here today that if he is re
leased he will not immediately come
hack to Rockingham but will go off
on a long rast before he comes back.
While he is gome feeling hre will fall
back into its old calmness, it is ex
Bitterness Will Last For Years.
The Cole trial is going to leave
deep marks of bitterness in Rocking
ham for years to come, however.
While the "better people” have gen
erally supported Cole there have
been violent differences of opinion
even here. Some of Cole's cousins
were friebds of young Ormond. Frank
steel. Cole's cousins, testified against
him. A split has developed that will
be years in the healing.
Under Judge Finley's charge the
trial did not settle the most unfor
tunate issue raised in the case—the
.virtue of Miss Elizabeth Cole. The
fight over Ormond’s war record was
Can a Rich Man Be Convicted?
Whether the proposition that a
rich man can be convicted in the
courts of Nofth aCrolina or not was
settled depends on how you look at
it. Judge Finley stated as a fact in
his charge that rich and poor are
alike before the law.
The trial will certainly !go down
as one of the most notabte' in the
history of North Carolina.
Making Mariwglng Easier.
Paris, Oct. 10.—To relieve Women
shopper* of the' bo'ther of oartying
j parcels, a French inventor haß de
signed a shopping basket which, when
filled, scan be wheeled like a babyi
| carriage. The basket is of wicker
construction and light enough to be
j carried easily. When it is empty
the wheels the carriage fit inside
! tbe basket and the handle swings
down over the sides.
The world’s greatest station for gen
erating electric power, now building
in New York City, will be able to
supply current enough to light three
million bouses—more than there are
in the whole State of New York out
side of New York City.
Although Mexico has vast forests
of commercial timber, lumber to a
total value of nearly 310,000,000 was
imported into the country last year.
Persistent coughs and colds lead to
serious trouble. You can stop them
cow with Creomulsion, an emulsified
creosote that i* pleasant to take. Creo
mulsion is a new medical discovery
a two-fold action; it soothes and
the inflamed membranes and in
hibits germ growth.
Os all known drum, creosote is rec
ognised by high medical gfithoritiee as
one ot the freatest heeling agencies fee
persistent count and colds and other
forme of throat troubles. Creomulsion
contains, in addition to creosote, other
tho infected membranes and stop the
irritation and inflammation, while the
creosote goes on to the stomach, is ab
sorbed into die blood, attacks the seat
of the trouble «nd cheek* the growth
of tho germs.
i Creomulsion is guaranteed satisfac
tory in Ae treatment of persistent
coughs and oolda, bronchial asthma,
bronchitis and oner forma of reapira
tory diseases, and ia excellent for build
ing up the eyetn after colds or flu.
Money refunded if any cough or cold is
not relieved after taking according to
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THE CONCORD DAILY TRIBUNE
I WESTERN NORTH
(Continued From Page One)
j fereuce who have died" during the past
year will be held.
It is expected that the .Western
North Carolina Conference this year
will follow the recently set precedent
and admit into full connection tbb
“class of the second year" before call
ing for the vote on unification. Ac
cordihg to Methodist usage, a minis
terial candidate must remain “on
trial" for two years before he can be
come a full-fledged member and exer
cise his privilege of voting. Members
of the “class of tho second year” will,
therefore, probably have the distinc
tion of casting a vote on the question
of—unification, which has become an
issue of national interest, as their
first official acts as ministers of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Os outstanding importance at the
conference session will be the report
of the representative of the board of
missions, who will explain the pur
pose of the million dollar fund for
missionary maintenance with the re
quest that the western North Carolina
conference assume its pro rata share
of this missionary fund to supplement
the support of Methodist missions in
Os the million dollar fund, it is
planned to raise $750,000 on a free
will cash offering throughout the de
nomination and $250,000 in assigned
specials. I)r. W. W. Pinson will pre
sent. the plan for the latter.
Other official visitors who are ex
pected include Dr. Stonewall Ander
son, of the board of education; J. M.
Way, of the board of lay activities;
Miss Minnie B. Kennedy, of the
Sunday School board; and John W.
Barton, representing the publishing
Some of the most important educa
titonal assets of the Southern Meth
odist Church, on which reports will
be made at the conference, are. locat- 1
Jed in North Carolina. Included in i
the North Carolina schools on which
reports will be made are: Duke Uni-,
varsity, Durham; of which Dr. W. P. I
Few is president; Greensboro Col
-1 lege, Greensboro, Dr. S. B. Turentine,
president; Davenport College, Lenoir,
C. L. Hornaday, president; Weaver i
College, Weaverville, Dr. G. H. Trow-1
bridge, president; Rutherford College, ]
Rutherfordton, in Burke county, Dr.
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M. T. Ilinshaw-, president; and the
mission school at Jefferson, of which
E. M. Jones’ is president.
Considerable interest will center on
the reports of the Duke Fund Com
missi in. tiie Conference Historical |
Society, and the North Carolina
Christian Advocate, organ of North
Caro linn Methodism, which is pub
lished at Greensboro.
There will also be reports by the
chairmen of various boards represent
ing Methodist activities in this sec
tion, as follows: Christian literature.
Rev. J. E. Abernethy, Charlotte; i
church extension, Rev. J. 11. Bnrn
hardt. Charlotte; Education, Dr. Gil
belt T. Rowe, Nashville. Teiui.; fi
nance. Dr. W. C. Houston, Concord;
missions. Dr. E. K. McLarty, High
Point; Sunday School, I). E. Hender
son, Charlotte;, Epworth League, L.
A. Falls, Kernersville; tein|>erance
and social service, W. L. Hutchins,
Thomnsville; hospital, Rev. J. T.
Mangum. lVaynesville; budget, J. B.
Ivey, Charlotte; Bible board, J. M.
Downsm. Boone; conference Lay ac
tivities, C. H. Ireland, Greensboro;
conference- trustees, D. Atkins, Ashe- 1
ville; Children's home, T. F. Marr,
Salisbury ; publication board, D. B. ■
Coltrane, Concord; and conference
brotherhood, William L. Sherrill,
No More Lost Hats.
New York, Oct. 10.—A clever man
ufacturer has devised a means where
by he claims a straw or felt hat
sticks to the head, tight as a mus
tard plaster, in a stiff gale. The
device consists of a small moulded
button fastened to the front of file
inside band. When the hat is placed
on the head, the button sticks to
the forehead on the vaceum prin
An electric clock which has a
square dial and no hands is being
tested in the big railway stations in
i Pariß abd London. As each minute
i passes a mancl is let down automati
eal-.v,» and in the same Way the hours
, are changed. The claim is made that
I it is much easier to read the figures
than the hands at a distance, and for
that reason the timepiece is eminently
suited to railway stations.
I IT ALWAYS PAYS TO USE THE
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Is » prescription for
Malaria, Chills and Fever,
Dengue or Bilious Fever
It KOb the genae
AFTER OLIVE REVIVAL
Condition cf Union County Woman
Attributed to Influence of Mtct
Monroe, Oct. 10.—Mrs. Julius Bau
eom, of New Salem township, is in a
fearfully disturbed mental condition,
believed to be the result of ideas re
ceived when attending the recent
meeting in the court house held by
Mrs. Olive. She has been showing
evidences of disturbance for about
i three weeks. Friday morning before
day she attempted to lock her husband
up in a room, saying that he was the
devil and should be shut up. He broke
out of the room, and seeing him. Mrs.
Baucom became frightened and ran
and jumped out of the piazza and fell
in the yard. Her husband followed
And she, still thinking him the devil
who was pursuing her, struck him in
tbe face several times when he at-
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N. C.. when be called to see the HERB
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KARNAK, SAYS MRS. HAHN
“Anything I Can Say Is J
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Declares East Spencer,!
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“My appetite was next to nothing,
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I would get up mornings just feeling
completely tired out. < !
“And, oh, the terrible sick head
tempted to lift her up. She told her |
sister-in-law, Mrs. Nathaniel Simp-1
son. who came over, that she never |
would go in that room again because!
devils were in there. Mr. Simpson]
was in Monroe Friday looking for I
Mrs. Olive, thinking that if he could |
got her to go and see his sister it |
would have a soothing effect on her j
He had been unable to find where j
Mrs Olive is at last accounts. If he j
gets her to go and Mrs. Bau'eom does
not get better efforts will be made to
get her to Morganton hispital for
treatment. Mr Simpson stated that
his sister said this morning that she
was Mrs. Olive and Mr. Olive and
not Br. Baucom, was 'her husband.
Mrs. Baucom is about 38 years of
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She was an enthusiastic altendantat
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Tiie latter was accompanied to Mon
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corroborated what Mr. Simpson said.
Mr. Simpson thinks his sister is pos
sessed of a demon and that Mrs. Olive
by prayer may be able to drive it out
of her, at least he hopes so.
USE PENNY COLUMN—IT FAYS
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| It is re’nted that a lady who had
i made much study of the appropri
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i the like, on an occasion was expa
] tinting on man’s apparel. She said,
"A man. with b'aek hair to be becom
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| hair, grey suit.'
“But lady, have a heart,” pro-
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