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0 / 75
, No. 37.
new bern; craven county., n. c., Tuesday august 7, 1906.-first section.
Events of l'ust Three Days
Tersely ToltffW Jour
. TERRITORY INCLUDED
UE TO MEXICO
". Industrial, Conum-mul, Social, Kelijci
. " ous, Criminal ami I'nlitiinl
" Happenings OoiiiIohsmmI in
, - - Few Linos.
Raleigh, Aug. 3. Today the Raleigh
and Pamlico Sound' Railway paid the
T31enwfed Improvement Company $25, -.
300 for the right of way through the
company's property in Raleigh's su
berb, this being the old John Devereux
place. The company at once paid all its
debts and declared a dividend. This
ends the case in the courts.
Governor Glenn calls on the Commis
sioners for North Carolina to the James
town Exposition to meet in his office on
September 4th to make .plans for ex
hibits and to decide whether the State
shall have a special building. The Com
missioners are' Messrs. E. L. Daught
ridge, Joseph E. Pogue, G. W. Hin
shaw, D. C.tsame?, J. W. Atkinson,
H, C. Dockery, N. B. Blalock, D. J.
Carpenter, George S. Powell and John
Thirteen yeardd Susie Hannon, c n
vicftd of murdering H. Y. Stack at
Concord, last April, is to arrive at the
. penitentiary. Governor Glenn is being
asked to conditionally pardon her.
The carpenters' strike here is extend
ing. Twenty-four more have joined
the union and quit work. During the
three weeks "before the strike began
25 had joined. Neither side is giving
The first sale of new leaf tobacco oc-
curred here today, all from this county.
Asheville, Aug. 3d. Arrangement
have been made, for a series of debates
on the political issues of the day be
tween the Congressional candidates,
Robert Crawford who represent the
Democratic side and Mr. Britt the Re
publican. The debates will occur in ev
ery county of the district.
' St Petersburg, Aug. 3, The general
-strike which has been anticipated for
several weeks is ordered to begin to-
. morrow. Many ' workmen left their
jobs today, practically quitting them.
Meeting Of labor leaders and revolu
tionists held their meeting in an artill
ery camp and developed their plans un
der the protection of the military. The
. troops are guardirg ell railways- s
Milan,' Italy, Aug. 3. Fire caused
damage at the International exposition
today to the extent of $2,000,000. The
. cause of the conflagration was an elcc
trie short circuit.
Washington Aug. 8 The Government
. Cotton report to July 25 issued at noon
to day gave conditions of cotton as 83
compared with a ten year average of
80, North Carolina is only, ,5 which is
10 points below average for the past
ten years. The condition Texas
South Carolina, 72; Georgia, 74; Alaba
ma 83; Mississippi 88; Louisiana 88; Ark
almas 89; Tennessee 88; Oklahoma 92;
Indian Territory 85; ' '' ..
Raleigh, Aug. p. Gov. ' Glenn has
called a meeting of the : Jamestown
Exposition Cominittee at his office on
September 4, to decide whether or not
the State shall have a special building
t the exposition and also to make
general plans for the exhibit. '
Raleigh, Aug 4 Although the name
of the donor remains secret it is known
that arrangements are being m&de to
builds fine hospital at an expense of
$50,000. The money is given, by a lady
living outside the State and she firmly
believes she is puUingher money into
the best scheme to do good.
' - St Petersburg, Aug, 4-As grave a
condition confronts the Czar and the
Russian oligarchy as it has been placed
in during all its critical periods during
the last three years. The strike which
has been brewing has commenced and
nn nnn 1 - ,1 '
aj,wv wommen are mie.
They have made a formal demand for
the reconvocation of the douma or par-
Rich Jews are said to be pro -
moting the strike. Many leaders of the
movement have been arrested.
Waseington, Aug. 4 Secretary of
Agriculture Wilson has returned from
a tour of inrKcti"n in Philadelphia,
N w Yoik bin! Jersey Oily rucking
118 mane t!,o fa,. wii -t..it
rSt;in OB OF FLORRL FEKCL
was a good deal of complaint of the
,aw- ' J Jamestown Exposition's Land-
Moscow Aug. 4 The strike began to
day and idle workmen are to be seen
every where. They are not allowed to
gather in groups and the, military are
very Btrict with the people. " The work
' men had prepared bombs to throw at
! the troops today, but the bombs explod
' a ...ra ..... !... i Mm..
vru ri.u rcii UIUO.O VU. 111 tvumwwu
llosion killing 30 workmen. None of
the soldiers were injured.
' Greensboro, Aug. . 4. Frank Bohan-
non, the negro who murdered foreman
Beachman Tuesday .was arrested in
Danville last night and was brought
back by officers without requisition pa
pers and was lodged in jail here at sev
en o'clock this morning. He says he
was persuaded to commit the deed by
Kid nd Oscar Crutchfield, - the two ne
groes in jail accused as accessories." He
talks freely, saying that he reached
Danville Tuesday night and did not
know Beachman was dead until the of
ficers told him. A strong guard has
been placed around and in the jail as a
precaution. : " s .
The train bringing the negro stopped
a mile outside of the city and he was
taken to jail in a close carriage.
Newark Aug. 3 Pasquale Greco, an
Italian of 35 was found by the police
on the battery today gagged, blind
folded, and hands and feet tied: He
was almost unconscious but was soon
restored. He can not give any descrip
tion of his assailants but he thinks it
an attempt to kidnap him and possibly
to murder him. Greco is a well to do
man and has quite a large business. He
has enemies who have annoyed him and
he thinks they are conspiring to kill
San Francisco, Aug. 4. Plans havj
been accepted and work will begin with"
in a few weeks on a $4,000,000 hotel,
which will have the name of the Palace
Hotel in memory of the , structure
wrecked in the earthquake. The hotel
will be the finest on the coast
-.-Salisbury, Aug 6 The sheriff Is using
every precaution possible for the safety
of the alleged murderers of the Lyerly
family. Ten men with repeating rifles
guard the jail day and night ' Judge
Long gave a lecture to the crowd at
the court house thinking that he might
be addressing some of the would-be
lynchers. He dwelt on the seriousness
of the crime that they Here about to
commit and that should they attempt
such a thing that they would be taking
a great risk for the guards will not hesi
tate to shoot at anyone who attempts
to do violence to the prisoners in the
jail. ,.' -.- . ' . "
New York, Aug. 6-The hot wave
that began Sunday is the hottest of the
season and there is a great deal of suf
fering cn account of it Twelve deaths
have resulted directly from the heat
and cases of prostration never were so
numerous. Thermometer ranged from
98 to 103 degrees, v "
Genoa, Italy, Aug. 6. The govern'
ment will nuke a searching enquiry in'
quiry into the terrible disaster of the
loss of the Smo, whereby three hun
dred persons are known to have lost
their lives. The Captain who was re
ported to have jumped overboard and
committed suicide by drowning, is still
alive. " ' ; ;.
Raleigh, Aug. 6. The -State Board
of Elections have appointed the follow
ing persona to be members of the can
vassing board for Craven county: Lew
is G. Daniels, William Dunn, Jr., and
J. S. Basnight "
The size of the congressional ticket
will be 4x2 inches and the Judicial will
be 4x5 inches. . .
San Francisco, Aug. 6. The Union
bakers have made a formal demand for
three dollars per week more pay Con
sequently to meet the raise in wages
proprietors have decided to reduce the
size of the loaf one-half' iJie present
Raleigh, Aug 6. Governor Glenn is
sued a statement today prompted by an
editorial in the Wilmington Messenger
of Sunday criticizing the Second Regi
ment encampment He says that there
have been no official complaints and
i . . ..
j mat not pay any attention to news-
' paper criticism on conduct of the
, St Petersburg, Aug. 6-Th. general
strike which began Saturday has prov-
ed to be a fiasco and b about broken
up. There has been no special Incident
connected with it except the killing of
about 30 workmen with a bomb of their
own making. Railway employees will
strike WeJn- !.-y.
scape Architect is Grow
ing Unique Enclosure
For The Grounds.
Norfolk, Va., Aug. 6. The James
town Ter-Centennial Exposition, to be
no ot Hampton Roads, j
"ear wononc, in iwi. win imv .hv
beautiful and novel fence to enclose its
extensive grounds. : Tne design is a
new departure from the old-style high
board fence, seen at former expositions.
The Jamestown fence Will be beautiful
well as useful, a quality that was
sadly lacking at the other exposition.
Owing to the fact that the landscape
feature of the Jamestown celebration
is to be one of the great Attractions at
the exposition, the Idea presented it
self to Mr. Charles H. Pratt, Superin
tendent of the grounds, that it would
be an excellent plan to include the sur
rounding fence re one of the features
of the landscape design, thus giving
the whole site the appearance of a
beautiful private park, Buch as might
be seen surrounding some of the royal
palaces of foreign countries.
The total distance around the expo
sition grounds is about 17,000 feet, but
the site is so situated on Sewell's Point
thot only about 11,000 feet of fence had
to be erected, the waters of Hamton
Roads making a natural boundary for
The fence, which is constructed of
wire mesh and heavy barb, is covered
with vines systematically planted so as
to make an impenetrable barrier of
beautiful foliage, giving the effect of
an enormous hedge. The wire mesh,
which is of the best quality, is about
five feet wide, costing $130 a mile.
Above this mesh are stretched three
strands of heavy barb, bring the total
height up to seven feet Surmounting
the whole, and stretched on cross
beams at the top of each post are five
more lines of barbed wire, making the
fences most formidable barrier.
The vines for the fence were planted
in May of 1906, and as they are native
to the Southern climate they are already
of a very dense growth. At each post
has been planted a trumpet vine, with
marvelous success, and between each
post a crimson rambler rose bush has
been planted. ..Between the trumpet
vines and the rose bushes, honeysdckle
has been trained, jBO that the entire
fence will be covered with a fragrant
mass of flowering beauty.
Mr. Lavalle a distinguished architect
from Boston who was the guest of Mr.
Pratt at the Exposition grounds recent
ly, was most enthusastic about the gen
era) landscape design, and especially in
regard to the fence, about which he
said: "It is one of the most beautiful
and novel things I have ever seen, and
1 would feel that my trip had been am
ply repaid if I had seen nothing else. "
At the Lewis and Clarke Exposition
at Portland, last year, the authorities
erected an immense water tank, in a
prominent position on the grounds. The
tank, being of a plain wooden construct
ion, and was looked upon as an eyesore
which marred the general appearance
of the Exposition until Oskar Huben,
Director of Works, conceived the idea
of growing vines over the entire tank,
Within a few months, the vines, which
with great rapidity, in that section of
the country, had grown over the entire
structure adding a unique feature to
the general display. Thus it is seen that
with the aid of nature, some of the
homeliest structures can be made most
This has been the plan upon which Mr.
Pratt has based his work, and when
the numerous gates of the Exposition
swing open the visitors, as they pass
into the beautiful grounds. Will think
as one wan already bas said, that they
are entering into a "New Eden.".
. Two Deaths In Maysville.
On Saturday morning, July 28th,
Ada, the fourteen year old daughter of
Mr. and;Mrs, J. O. . Ervm, died at her
home In Maysville of typhoid fever.
At the time of Ada's death Mrs. Ervin
was so seriously sick with the same
fever, that the attending physicians,
Dra. Shaw Hammonds and Kafer, as
sisted by Miss Sallie Powell, a trained
nurse from the Stewart Sanatorium,
thought it best no to inform Mrs. Er
vin of the death of her child. Every
thing in the power of these faithful
physicians was done for the patient
but despite of all medical aid six days
later, on the morning of August the
third, without any knowledge of the
death of her child, the dark and solemn
shadows of death again visited the
grief stricken home- and took from it
that mostjaithful and loved relative,
wife and mother. ' "
As a christian lady she will be mourn
ed byfather, mother, sister, husband,
children, relatives and friends, but we
would not forget that this, our loss,
has carried them to that celestial home
where God in His Infinite power reigns
supreme, and where peace and joy and
love has conquerred sorrow and pain
end death. Our sorrow and afflictions
of tw udl-ment ' h,n .
re-united with them in that bright be-
yond, to be parted no more, but peace-
'uK' wltn the God of Love through
i - , C. M Mattocks.
Norway salt fuakcrol at Ouks Meat
Mil OLD GIRL
GOES TO THE PEN
A Case Which Should Arouse
Endea vors for Much Better
LABOR DAY PROGRAM
' WILL BE ELABORATE.
Postmaster Tyre Cirnn Retires.: Em-
ployees Under His AdminiHtration
Make Him a Present. Dixie
Fire Insurance Company
. Has Flattering Pros
Greensboro, Aug. 3. Sheriff Harris,
of Cabarrus county, was here today en
route to Raleigh to which place he was
taking Susie Hannon, the twelve year
old murderess of H. Y, Stack in Con
cord. The killing occurred last April
She was sentenced to five years in the
penitentiary. Governor Glenn had no
tified Mr. Means, her attorney, that he
would hear a personal presentation of
the case by him either today or Satur
day. Dave Hannon, the father of the
girl, was not able to furnish the neces
sary funds and so Mr. Means did not go
to Raleigh. Conditional pardon was
asked for a few weeks after the trial
that the girl might be placed in a re
formatory or private family during the
term of her sentence, The request and
petition is what the governor, has here
tofore refused to allow. The girl was
taken to Raleigh to be committed in the
penitentiary to begin serving out her
sentence. -. '
Central Labor Body held a very en
thusiastic meeting last night and elec
ted the following delegates to the State
Federation of Labor meeting in Ashe
ville, August 13th: Messrs. Andrew J.
Williams, Louis Burtnett and Charles
Committees were appointed to ar
range a program of events for Labor
Day and it is the intention of the labor
leaders to have a big celebration.
As tokens of esteem the em;
in the Greensboro postoffice on yester
day presented to the retiring postmas
ter, Mr. Tyre Glenn, a tourist's hand
some traveling bag or satchel, and to
the retiring assistant postmaster, Mr.
C. C. Burton, a fine umbrella. The
gifts were accepted by the gentlemen
in short but appropriate talks of appre
With the organization here of the
Dixie Fire Insurance Company with a
capital and surplus of ' seven hundred
and fifty thousand dollars, Greensboro
besides being the home of four Life In
surance Companies, steps up ahead of
every other Southern city in the num
ber of fire companies, the Dixie being
the sixth. This new company will be
gin business August 15, its headquarters
and main offices being in Greensboro and
will be one of the largest fire companies
in the south. The company will do
business all over the Southern States
and it will be a great factor in the up
building of North Carolina.
Sheriff Jordan is confident thatjFrank
Bohannon will soon he caugh, as a force
of men are close after him near the
Virginia line and he is expecting any
moment to be called to Danville to get
him. ' ' ' ". .
There are already three negroes in
jail under indictments for conspiracy to
murder a policeman here, and the
murder of one of their own number,
Mark Cotton, Instead. In his ante
mortemjstatement Cotton told all about
the plan made for him to get the police
man in the trap, but when the negroes
shot Cotton got the lead instead of the
policeman. - These deliberate conspira
cies to murder unsuspecting white men
by negro criminals, and the successful
execution of the one this week, is caus
ing no end of speculation as to what
may be the result should Bohannon be
caught With the three to be brought
here tonight there would then be seven
alleged deliberate negro murderers in
the jail. ' It is doubtful whether it
would be strong enough to hold
Effect of tht Personal Puff. '
An Indian territory editor says: ; "It
Is more fun to see a man read a puff on
himself in a newspaper than to see a
fat citizen slip on a banana peeL The
narrow-minded man reads it over seven
or (eight times and then goes around
and begs all the copies he can.
The" kind hearted one goes home and
reads it to his wife and then goes
around to the office, and pays what he
owes. The successful business man,
who advertises regularly and makes
money by it, immediately starts out to
find the editor, and then tbe two walk
silently down the street and the busi
ness man takes sugar in Kis'n and they
both eat a clove or two and life is
sweeter, and peace settles down on
their lives for a moment Such is the
experience of a mustard seed that falls
on different ground."
OLD npr - per for 15
at t 6 Jou'T-,1 o;"ce.
cents per 100,
SHIP STRUCK A ROCK.
A Fearful Disaster, on The
Spanish Marine Resulting
in The Loss of 300
Cartagena, Spain, Aug. 5. A terri
ble marine disaster occurred last even
ing off Cape Palos. The Italian steam
ship Sirio, from Genoa for Barcelona,
Cadiz, Montevideo and Buenos Ayres,
with about eight hundred persons on
board was wrecked off Hormigas It-
Three hundred emigrants, most of
them Italians and Spaniards, were
drowned. The captain of the steamer
committed suicide. The Bishop of Sao
Pedro, Brazil, was drowned while bless
ing the passengers of the Sirio. The
Archbishop of Sao Pedro was saved.
The remainder of Ihe passengors and
the officers and crew got away in the
ship's boats, or were rescued by means
of boats sent to them from the shore.
A number of fishermen who made at
tempts to rescue them were drowned.
Those rescued from the vessel are now
at Cape Palos in a pitiable condition,
being without food or clothing.
The Sirio struck a rocky reef known
as Borjas Hormigas, and sank soon af
ter, stern first. Hormigas Island lies
about two and a half miles to the east
ward of Cape Palos.. The Sirio, which
left Genoa August 2d, was owned by
the Navigazione Italians, of Genoa.
She was an iron vessel of 4,141 tons
and 5,012 horse-power. She waB built
at Glasgow in 1883.
THE VOTE CANVASSED.
How the Vote of the Second
The Executive Committee of Craven
county met at the court house yester
day and canvassed the vote cast at the
second primary held Wednesday August
The vote is as follows:
Ward - . 626
For Register Deeds"! '
For Constablel (No.
Death of a Little Gtrl.
The community was greatly shocked
to learn of the death of little Mabel
Palmer, the infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. R. A. Palmer, who have been
residents in New Bern for the past few
years but have lately made their home
at Burgaw. Their many friends ex
tend their deepest sympathy to the
family who have been so sadly be
. Father, mother, dry thy tears and do
not think of Mabel as being dead,
though the grave now covers her prec
ious form. ' Listen father, mother, you
can gc to her, look through the dark
cloud that overshadows you, with the
eye of faith and say: "The Lord gave
and the Lord hath taken away, blessed
be the name of the Lord.
, A Friend.
ORGAN RECITAL TONIGHT.
Prof. It. C. Morican Will Give
a Fine Musical Program
at the , Methodist
, Chnrch Tonight. .:
Prof. R. C Morgan of Wilmington,
Del, who presided at the organ in the
Centenary church Sunday and produced
some beautiful music will give a recital
at that church tonight commencing at
8:30. He has a varied program, which
will appeal to all sorts of music loving
people and as he is one of the best ar
tists in the country among performers
on the pipe organ his concert will un
doubtedly be listened to with interest
and pleasure. ! '
There" will be no admission at the
door but a silver offering will be taken
up. Remember the date Is tonight
A Letter From Mesic.
Mesic, Aug. 5. Pamlico county of
ficers hsve not been named yet and 1
have not seen anyone suggested. Here
is a ticket which I think will win and I
hope my fellow citizens will concur:
For Sheriff G. R. Brinson. ,
For Clerk E. C Ross.
For Register Deeds Z. V. Rawls.
For Legialator-J. C. Miller.
For Treasurer C S. Weskett
I For Commissioners Benjamin Potter
J. A. Cahoon, Sara BrinSon.
- If this does not suit let's hear from
someone else and see if they can beat
it I am not hard to suit snyway, just
so we put out the old Bt except Rawls
and put in truo sndtri('d di'mocrnU.
SCALDED HIS WIFE.
Ungallaut . Negro Makes an
Exterior Application of
the Contents of a Cof
Abram West whose home is on Kil
marnock street is in jail awaiting trial
today for assault with a coffee pot or
rather the contents of said pot which
were possessed of more or less calonic.
He was having an argument with his
better half and according to his say he
said something which rather nettled
her and she picked up the formidable
weapon and was about to heave it at
her spouse but- he was too quick and
knocked it out of her hand and the hot
coffee was spilled all over the woman's
head and face making a painful wound.
Whether there is injury to the eyes is
not known. West and his wife are an
old couple and the &.uple have been
quarrelsome for a long time.
The weather is yet hot with plenty of
rain. We had the heaviest rainfall last
Tuesday morr.ing that we have had
We think the farmers have about
mastered their grass. They have quit
and left the job for Jack Frost to fin
We are glad to hear that the infant
son of Mr and Mrs Simon Smith has re
covered from a severe attack of cold
Fishing with the hook and line is still
the fovorite sport
Mr and Mrs Nash Springle, with Mrs
Georgia Taylor went out Wednesday
and hooked about 75 fine fish in two
Capt J R Smith returned home today
from New Bere.
A large number of visitors were in
our burg today.
Mr Linwood Buck and brother visited
friends and relatives here today.
Mrs Allen Jones and daughters Annie
and Kate have gone to Swansboro
where they will spend a week with
Mr and Mrs Eugene Meadows were
the guest of Mr and Mrs Simon Smith
Mr. K. R. Garner says all who do not
believe he has cotton five and a half
feet high may stand on their head.
There was a large number of men,
women and children who went from our
burg to Morehlad this week for the
purpse of taking in the waltz and sol
Mr. Nero Taylor and wife with Miss
Rosa Taylor, were the guests of Mr.
R. R. Garner Sunday.
The crowd that went from here
Sunday to the life saving station at
Bogue inlet, report a fine trip.
The Sunday School convention of No.
2 township will meat at the Kitt Swamp
church Sunday August 12, at 10 o'clock
a. m. Everybody is invited to go. Mr.
John Allen Jackson of Vanceboro will
deliver the address; there will also be
short addresses by others and reports
from Sunday Schools in this township
will be made.
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
Great rejoicing in New Bern among
the whiskey voters over the nomimv
tion of Mr. Brewer the whisk y can
didate. Where will Mr. Brewer stand?
If not on the temperance platform of
the Democratic party, con he be elect
ed? Let's see if New Bern is tired of
her temperance stand, and will vote for
a man to undo if he can, temperance
And Onslow too, nominating a man
whose precept and practice violates all
their temperance claims. What does
this mean? Oh, consistency what a
Police Court News.
Mayor Patterson passed upon the fol
lowing cases in the police court yester
day. Jim Allen, disorderly conduct
costs, $3.15 James Lewis, disorderly
conduct $1.00 fine and costs or $4,15
Moses Barnes, disorderly conduct $1,00
fine and costs ,
J, T. Morse was bound over' to court
under $50 bond for carrying concealed
weapons which he secured, but later
was surrendered to tbe police by his
1 bondsmen and was committed to jail
j William Smith was tried for assault
on Joe Scott The later was the star
witness with his head bound up in cloth
which was a very good sign that he had
been in trouble and was seeking redrees
at the hands of the law. Smith assault
ed him Sunday night and punished him
severely. When questioned how many
times he "had been Indicted Scott
that he did not have his list with him I
Biimifying that he had made a police.
court record. It was a funny turn on 0 vis. All ovcraoers are re; '
Joe but he didn't care. Smith wasipmke reports of the road .!
fined $5.00 for the assault and boun.1
nvpr tr court ur.ikr fiO bond for carrv-
Two Important Arrests- Con
nected With The Beach
' OF FRIENDS SOCIETY.
Negro Boy Killed By Southern Train
atRockflsh. Blind Tiger Case
on Trial, Conclusive Evi-
dence of Guilt.
(Special Correspondence.) .'
At a meeting of the Merchants Asso
ciation last night the plan of running
excursions in the interest of the local
trade was discussed. The matter was
left to the decision of the boord of di
rectors who will report at the next
meeting, the first Thursday in Septem
ber. While excursions were run in
former years, and found at that time
to be profitable to the merchants, there
has been no attempt until last night to
again inaugurate the custom.
The principal event now Booked for
ward to in Greensboro is the inaugural
annual horse show to be held at the
Central Carolina Fair Crounds August
Last night at 12 o'clock deputy sheriff
John Weatherly returned from Hilltop,
near Jamestown with two prisoners,
Ki Crutchfield and his son Oscar, ar
rested on a charge of being accessories
with Frank Bohannon in the murder of
the railroad foreman Beachman Tues
day. Neither one of the negroes was
at home - when the officers arrived
about night, but they 'waited around in
the woods until the young sun Oscar
was returning from attendance on a
Holiness revival at Greensboro and ar
rested him in his buggy. Taking him.
to the house, it was given out that
somebody would have to stand his bond
or he would be taken to jail. It being
indicated that his father, Ki Crutch
field could go on his bond, it was not
long before the old man made his ap
pearance. When the warrant was
served upon him. and both he and his
son were brduaiht to jail Both deny
any knowledgf Bohannon's intention,
to kill Beachman, but the evidence is
complete that they were in the double
tracking camp with Bohannon Monday
night looking for Beachman, and on
Tuesday morning the younger man
drove Bohannon to Greensboro and pur
chased a double barrelled shot gun a
few hours before it was used to kill
the foreman, and after the murder the
old man droveBohannon off in his buggy,
so that he could escape, and afterwards
Bent the officers on a false sent
An event of great interest in this and
the northeastern section of the State,
the yearly meeting of Friends, will oc
cur next week. For many years this
meeting has been held at High Point
but last year the experiment was .tri
of holding the sessions at Guilfi
lege, and it was so satisfactory the
yearly meeting will be again be held at '
the college, beginning next Wednesday
and closing on the following Monday.
It will be preceded on Tuesday by lthe
annual meeting of the ministers and
officers. These meetings always 'at
tract numbers of Friends from north
ern and western states, like Pennsyl
vania, the home of the Quakers, In
diana ;and Illinois, the new homes Jot
many Guilford county Quaker who
emigrated from North Carolina just
previous to and during the civil war.
From letters received here and by the
officials at Guilford college, an unusual
ly large attendance is expected this
year. Governor Glenn has accepted an
invitation to deliver an address on tem
perance. Prominent church officials from other
states who will preach are Rev. Allen
Jay, of Richmond, Ind., Rev. Pt W.
Raidsbaugh, of PlainfiekL Ind., Rev.
and Mrs. Arthur Chilsen, missionaries
to Africa. Next , Sunday Dr. George
Barton of bryn Mawr College, who will
attend the yearly meeting is expected '
to preach in the Friends church in the
city at 11 o'clock a. m.
A negro boy who was run over and
killed by train No 29 yesterday after
noon at a crossing at Rockfish, a small
station near Lynchburg. The train was'
running at full speed when the boy at
tempted to cross the track. The body
was terribly mangled, the pieces were
gathered up and carried to an under
taking establishment on a truck.
Mayor Murphy yesterday afternoon
heard evidence against four blind tiger
defendants, all colored. It showed ex
tensive operations in selling whiskey,
and the rart'es were all bound over to
court The arrests were an outcome
ot a raid made by the police Wednesday
night i .
The Board of Supervisors of No. 2
to TOBhip are ordered to meet atTru!Ut
Attfust 15, at 9 o'clock a. m. to after. J
.to business connected with the r ' !'j
, r urje.
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ing cncciil'd woiipons.