NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. FRIDAY AUGUST 17. 1906.-SECOND SECTION.
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MAINE TO MEXICO
: ndastrial, Commercial, SWial, Rli?i-
ous, Criminal mid Political
L Happenings Condensed in -Few
Chicago, Aug. 14 The subways for
freight traffic are to be opened tomor
row. This will relieve the congested
conditions in freight yards and of traffic
generally.. TheTwhole system consists
of 85 miles of tracking underground
and cost $30,000,000. There is more
traffic underground kan on the sur
face. i V
Rome.Aug. 14. -In his last punlicfical
letter Pope Pius calls attention to the
fact that the life of the Catholic church
is threatened in France. The action in
the House of Deputies in denying, cer
tain privileges to the Holy Church anti'
the attitude of the peasants makes the
Pope's fears.not without some found
ation. He makes urgent appeals to
Bishops to organize to save the church.
Pittsburg Aug. 14 A plan has been
proposed by some of the principal steel
and railroad men to build a double track
light gradient electric railway between
New York and Chicago. The coat of
the construction is estimated to be $150
000,000. Three railroad companies are
interested in the project.
Chicago, Aug. 14-Eachday brings
to light more evidence of dishonesty
and loose operations in the conduct of
affairs of the Milwaukee Avenue bank.
It is now thought that the depositors
will not get more than 25 cents on the
dollar. Several more warrants have
been issued for directors.
, Manila, Aug. 14. Outlaws and native
malcontents have been so active lately
that it is the purpose of Gen. Wood to
annihilate them, especially on the Isl
and of Cavite where they have been
very active. ... .
Atlantic City, Aug. 14th. The next
legislature wilt probably be called upon
to enact some adequate rate law, and
it is said that such a law has already
been drawn up. There are over one
hundred railroad lawyers in secret ses
sion here and they have entered a pace
. to fight the bill with vigor.
Atlantic Hotel, Morehead CityAug.
14. Governor Glenn arrived with his
staff this morning and most of the day
. was spent at the camp. He - expressed
gratification at the matters in camp. A
brilliant reception was given the Gov
ernor and his staff this evening, after
which the grand military ball took place.
Raleigh, Aug. 15. Governor Glfun
issues an address to the people, of North
Carolina based upon the Salisbury lynch
ing says that until a few weeks ago,
the State has been blest with law and
order for four years,r but now a few
lawless men in three instances have
overthrown the law and wilfully, and
deliberately committed murder by lynch
ing persons confined in jail; there being
in no case the slightest excuse, special
terms of court having been ordered and
in one case a court actually trying the
prisoners. ;-. rL'" t ; ,
The Governor says, to stop, these dis
graceful occurrences and protect ill
prisoneis, he issues orderi (to all sher
iffs and to captains commanding the
National Guards. In the instructions
to sheriffs he 'directs them to notify
him immediately of any threats or ru
mors of violence, also to at once notify
'the captain wf the nearest company,
and if violence is attempted to order
out the companies and a posse of citi
zens, armed and equipped to use all
peaceful means to disperse crowds, but
if they refuse to disperse, then htall
hazards even if killing necessary, and
to arrest all members of such mobs,
His orders to captains are if they
hear of any attempted violence tore
port the facts to him and notify the
sheriff and if the later, after ordering
crowd to disperse, and uponits refusal,
. order the captains to fire, to do so in
stantly. Also arrest all the mobs pos
sible, to deliver these to sheriffs and to
protect jails. ' The Governor says news
papers can greatly aid in warning of
danger and thus repress lynching.
Buenos Ayrep. Auff. 15. Secretary
Root delivered the most important ad-1
dress of his South American visit here
today.' He revealed his mission which,
he said, is to assure the people of the
Latin-American republics that the peo
ple of the United States are one with
them in sentiment and they must know
each other better He waa given
St. Louis, Aug. 15 Acting under in
structions cabled from England a lab
orer assisting in tearing down one of
the Exposition buildings found hidden
in the wall diamonds valued at $50,000.
They were Btolen two years ago from
an English lady visiting the exposition.
Considerable excitement waa caused by
the theft at the time but no trace of
Lihem nor the thief could be found. -:
It developed that the Hindoo" servant
of the woman was recently fatally
hurt by an elephant in India made a
confessior to his attendants just before
dying stating where they could be
Lenoir, Aug. 15. A daughter of
Thomas Coffee was killed by lightning
this morning while asleep. The bolt
entered the house on the telephone wire.
Other-members of the household were
shocked and the house set on fire.
St Petersburg, Aue. 15, While a
platoon of the aristocratic Chevalier
guards were marching along the Btreet
young lady was overheard to say to
friend:"They are as gay as if they
haAC.';.' Port Arthur." The peo
ple yaaring this remark laughed and
hooted at the soldiers who with sudden
movement drew their sabres and charg
ed the crowd. ':.
. Pursuing the young lady who made
the remark, captured her and took her
to the barracks where she waa given
27 lashes on the bare flesh by two of the
guards bv which wounds she almost
died. '. I
A paper printed the story of this out
rage but the edition was promptly con
fiscated. No arrest or punishment
have yet been made. ,
Chihuahua, Mexico, Aug. 16. A car
load of dynamite on a freight train on
the Mexican Central Railrord exploded
today,killing twelve men and wrecking
the train. Property for a mile around
was greatly damaged. The pause of
the accident is not known.
Asheville Aug. 16. -One employee of
the Hans Rees great tannery was killed
and three are perhaps fatally injured
by inhaling poisonous gases in the tank
which they were attempting to clean.
Washington, Aug. 16. President
Roosevelt today appointed Willis G.
Briggs to be postmaster at Raleigh.
He was the first man recommended by
State Chairman Spencer B. Adams for
any poatmastership." :
St. Petersburg, Aug. 16. The war
commenced by the terrorists and revo
lutionists continues all over Russia and
Poland. Last night there were; fifty
men assassinated in Poland and the
conditions are very alarming.
New York Aug. 16. The president
and other officials of the Brooklyn Rap
id Transit Co. were arrested today and
held to answer charge of inciting riot
at Coney Island and ' attempting ,to
collect double fare. This is the out
come the outrage last Sunday' when the
conductors and detectives assaulted and
abused the passengers because they
would not pay double fare. ' ,
Odessa, Russia. Aug. 16. A party of
15 anarchists raided the railway station
here last night, killed four policemen
and carried away 18,000. The military
have organized posses- and are looking
for the men, all of whom are known.
Danville, Aug. 16.-J. G. Cannon,
"UncleJoe", was renominated for con
gress from the 18th district today by ac
clamation. This is the eighteenth term
he has received the nomination and
there waa practically no opposition
tohkn in thecampaign.
Raleigh, Aug. 16. The Farmer' Al
lUrne in its 20th annual session elected
the following officers today: President,
George L. Parrott; V. President, J. A.
McAllister; Secretary-Treasurer and
Business Agent, Thomas B. Parker. It
urged the. legislature to establish an
Agricultural High School for each coun
ty or Congressional district, the school
I to be supported by local taxation.
Thev condemned the use of the fer
tilizer tax In paoing for the education of
students In the A. & M. College. They
endorse Governor Glenn's strong atti
tude toward lynching and mobs.
A resolution was introduced opposing
the plan of the railways to increase
the minimum car load of fertilizers from
10,000 to 20,000 pounds and called for a
renewal of the old fight against the
jute bagging trust which baa increased
prices over 25 cents by rensing old bag
ging or any other covering,
Ilia Refusal To Commute
Hasty And Samuels Sen
tence Gives Satisfac
CRUSHED BOCK FOR
Private Plant Assists City Enterprise.
New Insurance Agency Concern.
Big Fruit Shipping Shed at
Pomona; Indicating Possi
bilities As av Great
Greenshoro, Aug. 14. The refusal of
Governor Glenn to remit the sentence
of imprisonment on ex-Revenue officers
G. W. Samuel and J. W. Hasty for the
assault and battery on Editor Deal at
Wilkesboro, to a fine was generally ex
pected here, and is as generally com
mended by all who have k apt up with
the case in Wilkes, and the subsequent
developments in the trials of the reve
nue officers in the Federal court here.
Both men are out on bond, but their
friends here say they will at once surJ
render themselves to the jailer at
Wilkesboro and begin the service of
their sentence. Their being in jail
when the special term of the Federal
court meets here the first Monday in
September to continue the trials of
revenue officers indicted for alleged
frauds against the government, will in
ill probability work a continuance of
all the cases.
Samuel has already been convicted in
this court, and sentence was deferred,
awaiting the disposition of other cases.
One of these to he tried is against
Hasty, indicted for conspiracy with
distillers, false reports, etc. So on the
whole, the imprisonment of these men
at that time, may redound to the gener
al benefit of all the revenuers urder in
dictment, by gradually easing upon
these cases, until finally the whole
batch will be deadened out of court and
nothing further done with any of the
parties, convicted or yet to be tried.
Such a denouement has been freely pre
dieted from the very beginning by many
observant people, who while commend
ing District Attorney Holton for his
remarkable perseverance and ability in
prosecuting the cases, have realized
that he could not forever stand alone
against the whole allied forces of the
republican organization in North Caro
lina, backed by the powerful influence
of Internal Revenue Commissioner
Yerkcs, and his subordinate heads in
North Carolina. It is well known that
Collector Harkins lost his job on ac
count of his nudging up the depart
ment of justice officials in the prosecu
tions, instead of siding with the forces
under Yerkes, who have from the first
resented bittorly the indictment and
conviction of their leading lieutenants
in the revenue service and hardest
workers in the political field.
State Chairman Adams, has been the
Attorney, leading counsel for all these
indicted r avenue officers, and has done
his full professional duty in defending
them, and yet, some of the Blackburn-
ites are so bitter in their spite against
them, that they are now saying that if
Judge Adams bad not put on letting
the Governor act on these applications
for a fine instead of imprisonh mt,
Hasty and Samuel could have f nished
serving their sentence of three and six
months in time to have done campaign
work for Blackburn in Surry, Wilkes
and Cabarras counties, and also have
voted at the election. Now they will
not beable to vote or to take in the
campaign rounding up others for Black
bum. Its a funny world. :
Messn. J. C. Abbett and S. B. .Ker
sey are installing rock crushing plant
on W. Lee street preparatory to doing
an extensive business. They have con
tracted to deliver their entire out put
to the city up to December 1st as the
city is not equipped to crush half the
rock it will require in improving streets
thli fall. The plant will be operated
by electricity, while most of the stone
used will be brought here by rail from
Randolph where there is an abundance
of desirable surface rock.
The South Greensboro Fire Insuraace
and Real Estate Comoanv is the name
of anew Greensboro enterprise. The
Company will represent the "originajf
four five insurance companies ana we
life department of the Southern Life
and Trust Company.
The J. Van Lindley Nursery Company
is erecting mammoth shipping shed
and storage house at Pomona. This big
shed will cover more than one-half ol
an acre, and win be used as a snipping
station for the thousands of fruit trees
annually sent out from Pomona The
building will cost $3,500 and its dlmen-
tions are 100 x 800 feet
The doctors used to bleed mankind.
For every ill that tky could find,
But now they're wiser, said one to me,
And give instead Rocky V' tsin Tea.
"V. S.' Duffyi
Famous Landscape Artist Ilea-
dy For Work on Campus
' of Greensboro Female
VERY LARGE DOCKET
OF CIVIL CASES.
Edttcationitl Picnic at Whittle t Insti
tute Aug. 25th. Committee Appoin
ted to get Freight Rate Bene
fits Under New Law. Pre
paring for Celebration
of Centenniul of Ci
Greensboro, Aug. 16th.-The Greens
boro Electric Company today gave an
order for 15,000 cross ties with which
to equip the hew extension of their car
line from Asheboro street in south
Greensboro, down west Leo street to
the two new'suburbs" of Glenood and
Piedmont Heights. The order for other
material has been placed, asd Mr. R.
H. Caswell, the superintendent of the
company says that barring delays in
freight service the extension will be
completed by Jan. 1st.
A new ice plant will be in cperation
here by March 1st 1907, with a capacity
of 85 tons per day. Messrs. Powers &
Armstrong, wood and coal dealers, have
placed an order for the necessary build
ings and machinery to manufacture ice,
in connection With their other enter
prise. These gentlemen came here from
Raleigh three years ago, made large in
vestments and have Bad unqualified suc
cess in the real estate, coal ' and wood
Mr. L. L Miller, a celebrated land
scape artist, of New York, is here with
a corps of assistants making surveys of
the Greensboro Female College campus
with a view to beautifying the grounds.
It will require several days to complete
the survey, as a complete topographi
cal map will be takeq showing the posi
tion of the walks, the trees, the shrub
bery and the various elevations, before
any real work will be begun.
Last year there were more applica
tion for students at the College than
there were accommodations in the main
building. To avoid this trouble at pres
ent, the College is building two dwell
ings on the lota donated by Mr. J. A.
Odell. They will give sleeping accom
modations to thirty students' As soon
as a contemplated wing is added to the
College building, the residence will be
rented for private uses. The College
will open Sept 12th.
A one week term of court for the trial
of cases will begin here next Monday,
Judee Fred : Moore presiding. With
about four hundred cases to be tried,
the wdrk usually done in one week will
not more than make a dent in the dock
Colored fire companies from New
Bern. Oxford, Henderson and Durham
were here last night going to Winston
where the State Firemena' Association
and tournament exercises began today.
" At the coming Annual educational pic
nicat Whitaett Institute, Aug. 25th,
there will be speakers of state wide
reputation to address the rssemblage, a
free dinner served on the campus to ev
erybody, and a geueral good time had,
For several years these educational
denies have been a yearly feature at
At a meeting of the Chamber of Com
merce here last night a resolution was
adopted, authorizing President Battle
to appoint a committee of five, charged
with the duty seeing that Greensboro
get what benefits that may be possi
ble under the amended freight rate bill
recently passed by Congress. This Com
mittee is to thoroughly investigate the
question of freight discrimination, the
terms of the new law, and report back
to the Chamber, such measures as they
may think will be necessary to betoken
to obtain relief from present freight
rate discrimination against Greensboro.
President Battle announced that owing
to the importance of the work proposed
he will ask for time to announce the
Committee. - - ' ;
Another resolution adopted looking to
Wove freight service, was the reco
endatlon ol the passage by Congree
of a law requiring railroads to make at
least 150 miles a day in its through
freight service between the states, or
be required to remit from its freigh
charges a certain per cent every day
rifilav in delivering where the 150 miles
a dav's prosrress had not been made in
taking shipments.to their destination.
The resolutions approved are those
adonted bv the Hardware Jobbers Asio
ciation of America at its recent annual
session at Hope Springs Vr.
Another important action of the
Chamber was the announcement that in
1098, there would be a celebration on a
large scale of the one hundreth anniver
sary of-4he city's birth, and in conjunct
ion with this would be held the next
great re-union of non-resident North
Carolinians. A general "leeting of the
INTERESTED IfJ PURE FOOD.
Insurance Legislation Proba
ble. Wake Forest Trus-'
tees Elect Financial
(Special Correspondence. )
Ralegh, Aug. 15. Miss May Card,
from Canada, who during the paat six
weeks has done some excellent work as
one of the conductors of the institutes
for women held by the State Board of
Agriculture is to remain at Ra'.eigh and
ill do this kind of work and also
chemicaf work in the pure food depart
ment of the agricultural department.
She is a Very capable woman along both
The Republicans of this congressional
district had a convention today, at
which, to be sure, the attendance was
The manager of the State peniten
tiary farm on the Roanoke says that
the cotton crop this year there is the
finest he ever saw. Last year on 1,200
acres he made 1,200 bales. The weath
er is quit seasonable now for . cotton
and for other crops.
It is intimated that there may be
considerable insurance legislation at the
next term cf the legishture. This
seems to be the outlook. Quite a lot of
interest is manifested in the meeting to
be held September 12, of the policy
holders of the Mutual Life and the New
York Insurance Companies and it is the
opinion that there will be a very large
representation on that occasion.
The executive committee of the trus
tees of Wake Forest College are to
meet here soon, upon call of the chair
man, Mr. Carey Hunter, to elect a fi
nancial agent. . This position is a very
important one. The trustees have ac
cepted a proposition made by the Gen
eral Education Board to give $37,000 to
the colleee unon condition that the
latter raise $112,500. Leading Baptists
say the money will certainly be raised.
The denomination is wonderfnlly ag
gressive and active in its work. It has
raised $100,000 for the Baptist Univer
sity for Women here.
The North Carolina Farmers' Alli
ance met in annual session at Hillsboro
this afternoon. Secretary T. B Parker,
Clarence H. Poe, J. W. Denmark and
others from this city ar9 attending the
On the 25th instant, the Tabernacle
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tsapusi ounaay scnoo. oi u.m wu.
have its annual outing at Wilmington
and Wrightsville, going over the Ral
eigh & Southportailway to Fayetteville
and thence to the coast. This is the
Urgest Sunday school in the State and
one of the largest in the South, .
The receipts of the Raleigh tispensa-
rv for Julv were about $300 less than
for the corresponding month last year.
This is the first time there has been a
falling off and the dispensary officials
attribute it to the Very large amount
of cider, melons, etc. brought here.
The executive committee of the State
Literary and Historical Association will
meet Thursday morning m the office of
Secretary of State and will arrange for
the annual meeting wmcn is a.ways
held during the State fair. The associ-
auonnasaone more wor Ui
members of the Chamber of Commerce
and dusiness men of the city, will be
held Sep. 21st at whioh time this mat
ter will be settled, proceeding a Danquei
to be given under the auspices of the
Chamber of Commerce.
At a meetincr of the board of Direct
ors of the Central Carolina Fair Asso
ciation last night, steps were taken
looking to arrangementh to give the larg
pat and best exhibit ever held, and
Committees were named 10 secure irora
the railroads the best excursion tacm-
ties possible to attract people from Letting money, and getting it crooked
large territory at norminal expense.! . . ,wir
Pannv Brothers who conduct
auction sale of horses here, were grant
ed the privilege of erecting immense
atat.lHB. eostin? S5.000 at the Fair
ground, from which point they will have
their sales alter tne completion oi me
Bridge Question Not Settled -
The following telegram denies the re
port of the Journal that the War De
partment has decided against the Nor
folk &, Southern railroad in the con
struction of its bridge across Albemarle
Sound at :keys Ferry. The Journal
has whaf isidered reliable informa
tion and irlad to publish an au
thoritatL lent te., the contrary
1 , Norfolk, Va., Aug. 10.
Editor Journal ,
Referring to itemin issue of August
rrJr:" A inorougn Business iize a u.t
this matter by 'government engineers. e teach" the Conmiereklfu embracing Single, Double Entry, Joint
Evidently you have been misinformed, gtoc)t Bookkeeping, Business Practice, (including Wholesale and Retail Ker
the Norfolk and Southern is not con- cnan(jiaing Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Commission and Brokerage),
templating construction ot a bridge at Cotnmercial Law, Business Writing, Grammar, Spelling and Business Corrr ,
some other point than that, now pro- Mnunpe
posed as stated by you. ;
Jenny.-Treatment for pimples and
blackheads calls for absolute cleanli
ness. Pimples show that the body is
absorbing poisonous substances and
needs Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea.
Tea or Tablets 35 cents. F. S. Duffy.
Young Girl Victim
COLORED R. R. EMPLOYEE
KILLED BY SQUTHENN TRAIN
Property Owners Must Put Substan
tial Walks in Front of Their
Places. Rev. C- F. Rankin,
Prominent i'.. Presbyterian
Minister, May Accept
Call to Virginia
Greensboro, Aug. 16. Chief Police
Neeley received a phone message from
Thomas Duncan of High Point this
morning, notifying him to watch in
coming trains and the Kegister or
Deeds office for his seventeen year old
daughter, Tiney, who eloped last night
with Peter Durham, aged 30. The
father alleges that his daughter has
been "overpersuaded" by Durham to
marry him and she is not old enough to
marry, without parent, s consent, which
he says will never be given. He wishes
the arrest of both parties if they can be
found. Officers have not been able to
locate them here.
On the railroad trestle near Lexing
ton yesterday, a train ran over William
Wilson, a Southern railway employee,
killing him instantly. The particulars
of his death, and the cause of the ac
cident are shrouded in mystery, as the
trainmen say they cannot see how he
could have failed to get out of the way
of a fast approaching passenger train
Wilson lives in Greensboro, and the re
mains were buried here today. He was
sixty-five years old, and had a good
reputation for sobriet and industry.
Property owners who have failed to
have cement sidewalks pat down in
front of their lots, have had a last no
tice issued to them, that if not done by
September first, proceedings against
flinm. mill It A 1 no f i 11 f A1 4n YlAna ltlM
VllCUt Will W HIDWdUWU v sVNBa ww
.rov.ded by ordlnanco. Mayor
Murphy has made a fine showing on
this question, there having been laid in
the fifteen months of his administra
tion, 26 miles of concrete sidewalks in
the city. The trouble now is, the va
cant spaces, seen here and there, where
some lot owners have failed to pave.
These "gaps" will soon be filled up.
The owner failing, the city will have
the work done, asases the cost against
the property, as Well as fine the recal-
citrent owner. ;
Rev. G. F. Rankin, evangelist, of
Orange Presbytery, left this morning
for Portsmouth, Va,, to meet the mem
bers and officials of the First Presbyte
rian church there, in connection with a
, u torate recent,y extended
K M& 8nd C0Mecrated young Guilford
sergeant xaruc rciurueu uvui
Washington this morning, having in
I custody Henry Fulton, who had com-
I m;tteH BeVeral forgeries here. He was
arrestedin Washington for some of
fense there, and the officers notified
the police here that they could have
him if they would come after him.
Young Fulton, who is but sixteen, m
the son of excellent parents here, and
his bad conduct has been a source of
trouble to them for some time.
He seems to be insanely intent on
whenever he got a chance,
The 130th annual protracted meeting
at the old Murrs chapel camp ground
begins next Sunday.
Barbacue and Clams
Customers please remember that I am
still doing business at the old stands
Nice fresh barbacue each day, and clam
whenever thev are in the market All
kinds soft drink on ice, also cigars and
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t 128 Middle Street
Offers tn Enterorisine Youne People .
S(r.We Course. embracing Shorthand, Typewriting, Grammar,
I Spelling and Business Correspondence.
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We occupy the second floor of the
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to a Skeleton Awful Suffering for
Over a Year drew Worse Under.
Doctors Skin Now Clear.
WOULD HAVE DIED
BUT FOR CUTICURA.
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he grew so bad I had to tie his hands ,
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) 'He got to be a mere skeleton, and .
was hardly able to walk. My Aunt '
advised me to try Cuticura Soap and
Ointment. So great was her faith in
it that she gave me a small piece of
Soap to try and a little of the Oint
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faith, but to please her I tried it, and
it seemed to dry up the sores a little.
"I sent to the drug store and got a
cake of the Soap and a box of the
Ointment and followed the directions,
and at the end of about two months
the sores were all well. He has
never had any sores of any kind since.
"He is now strong and healthy, .
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Srecious child would have died from
lose terrible sores. I used only one
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JOHN PATS STAR RISING.
Young New Bern Athlete .
Gaining Honors Daily in
The Baseball World.
John Patterson is demonstrating won
derful ability as a base ball player. He
has out played several times the excel
jent record he made on the U. of N. C.
team, since his engagement with the
Stroudsburg club his playing has been
really phenomenal end not only has he
made good in the box but at the bat as
well. In one game not long ago he
made a home run and a three bagger
and he is continually making surprises
at an all around good player. The Strouda
burg paper says of him in one of his
best games: "Ptttreson, pitcher for
Stroudsburg and in the first six innings '
but three men faced him each time. He
had excellent control and formed nine
men". v'. " 1 j: vy!. v ,.V: f
"Not only did Patterson pitch well
but he fielded well and batted 1000. In
three times at but he had two imglet
and a double." v
In an account of another game a
paper says of him: "In the very first
inning Patterson made a glorious ran
over the foul line from left field posi
tion and gathered in Stroudaburg's foul
fly. He was cheered to the echo. Pat
terson took care of Snooks fly next and
the plucky little North Carolinian was
; The Printer's "Devil."
Why is the printer's errand boy called. ,
the"printers devil"? A writer at the end
of the seventeenth century explained it
thus: "These boys in a printing house,
commonly black and daub themselves;
whence the workmen do jocosely ceil
them devils; and sometimes spirits and
sometimes flies." It is related, how
ever, that. Aldo Manuzio, the great
Venetian printer of the fifteenth cen
tury, had a black slave boy, who waa
popularly supposed to have come from
below. Accordingly he published a
notice: "I, Aldo Mannsio, printer of '
the Doge, have this day made public
exposure of the printer's devil All
who think he is not flesh and blood may
come and pinch him." New York Tri-
I OLD nei Ipaper tor 15 cent per iw,
'at the Journal office. - v- '
- ft II fUl
Whitaker Building, one of the kr
and particulars. -
KLNST0N, N. C.