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( No.&fl :AM'hl pifa-M NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTV;N.'C.;-FRIDAY DECe'mBER iMSECONR jSEGTION,
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from a Single Dollar, upward, as yea desire. Discard for once
the useless gifts that Jasrt only for "the passing moment and
give something that is really worth while, something that: will
- help your boy or girl, or any young-friend to-acquire a knowl
edge of tho real value of money. r! Tl .. ... ' ,
, Give them a Saving! Account In Oris Bank. . . ".Z- -- .' ,
We will add FOURpar cent to ife.Ycry year: " -
We give m special Christmas
Book, to be used aa a gift
I BIG ROUNDUP.'
: 3Hnd Tigers Galore Appear
Before The Mayor and Are
Bound Over to,
Conrt. ' '
The WggBst "drag net haul" that has
' jet been madeatoce the prohibition law
went into effect aa wade yesterday.
The arrest was rt due to the direct
fact of illegal transactions in -the liquor
traffic but to the act that the persons
. interested have in their possession
United States license which settle their
account with the federal government.
: This license is regarded as prima facie
evidence that they sell liquor contrary
to the prohibition law of the city. Fol
- lowing is tho list of persons against
, whom win ante were issued:
Kaker Brvan, Thomas J. Toler, N.
G. Lee, D. W. Dowdy, L. J. Taylor,
Isaac Simmonp, J. W. Hamilton, Man
cheater Parker, John W. Slade, Maude
Lewi. Bertha Lewis, all of - whom
waived examinatiod and were admitted show that the taxable real and personal
to bail in the aum of $200 pending trial property of Guilford for 1906 should be
in tho next terra of criminal court The B'ven at $16,332,426 instead of $14,785,
eaaea of N. Tisdale, Tom C. Howard 1 ttuT moving. Guilford up to the
jWw and. Jfo Stilling were continued jnjthird rank'jimohg tho counties of the
order to secure important witnesses and
for the convenience of counsel. , '
Elisabeth Rouse was fined five dol
lars and costs for assault and disotder
Charles Bryan was fined five dollars
for disorderly conduct.
Better Observance of the Sabbath
. .. (fpecial Correapondence.)
rGwenaboro, Dec. 20 th.
- .city m the 15th and 16th of January
promises to be attended by a large
.number of people, from various sections
4tt North Carolina and will be the first
. convention of the kind ever held in the
' : -.State. ,'
The movement for the convention
-was inaugurated by the Greensboro
Ministerial Association at their Decern-
. iber meeting, after listening to a strong
Address by Rev W H McMastcrs, of
Wairsville. Pa., Who is visiting almost
all of the BUtea of the union in the in
terest of the better observance of the
Sabbath. The sessions will be held in
West Market Street Methodist church.
Some of the features of the program
"will be "Thi Christian Sabbath,", by
Dr. J. C. Kilgo, president of Trinityj
. College. "The Civil Sabbath," by ex
Governor Charlea B. Aycock, of Golds
boro, "A State Sabbath Association-
- its newt and its work," by Dr. R. F.
Campbell, of Asheville; "The Revela.
tlon of Moral and National Causes,"
by Dr. Henry Louis Smith, President
of Davidson College; "Enforcement of
Law, by Governor R. B. Glenn. A
conference on Sabbath obseivance as
promotive of the individual life, the
- borne life and national prosperity will
be participated in by Rev. M. C. Lilly,
of Winston: Rev. J. H. Presley, Rev.
Wm. Duncan and Dr. W. L. Potest, of
Wake Forest Other speakers will be
Dr. H. W. Battle, Dr. G. H. Detwiler,
Rev. G. T. Rowe, Rev. L. F.'. Johnson
, and Dr. G. B. Strickler, of Union The
ological Seminary at Richmond
Died With Diphtheria :
' Arapahoe,.D4 15,
Mollie! the youngest (liiiicjIItfMra
. "Sarah Brinson, died vry f ' ?!y and
ncxptel!y to all nliout nevn 'dock
"Saturday night; she had been ill for
ometime with diphtheria, but was
thought to ba improving until I few
"minutes before' ber'.aihr iSl wis
bout thirUen years of age andiwas a
fcright and happy girl; ' She1 Heaes the
ihearts of her mother, two sisters and
Ihree brothers broken. May Go4 bless
them, fit and prepare them to miet her
3n that city where partthg is nomore,
vhere infinite day excludes thi night
nd pleasure banishes pain. Th body
will be- Uken -U-ihe family 'burying
.ground' Monday aftertioon forj inter
ment We extend to'the bereavll fam
ily our heart-flt sympathy. , ( I
Yuu are'rm k:'.:'y invil-J to at
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Card with eacli-Savinga-Pass
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AN ERROR CORRECTED.
The Figures Published in the
State Papers Relative to
Tax Values ot Counties
' Wrong as to tiuil- ,
..-Vfbrd County. .
(Special Correspondence. )
Greensboro, Dee. 19 The State cor
poration commission's repirt of prop
erty values of the various .counties,
published in the News and Observer in
full' yesterday morning, and sent out
broadcast by Raleigh correspondents,
does Guilford county an , injustice. In
the group of counties which show the
largest increase, Guilford is ranked
fifth, with a total valuation of 114,785 -504.
. An examination in the office of
the register of deeds of Guilford coun
ty shows that the Corporation commis
sion has used the exact figures returned
for 11905, while their returns for 1906
on record there, as forwarded to Raleigh
State unless the figures given are ws
inaccurrate as to other counties as they
certainly are as to Guilford.
; If as reported, the total taxable in
crease in the State ii $18,000,000, Guil
ford claims the credit of one-twelfth of
toe whole increase, since hers over 1996
was $1,546,922. The publication of
these incorrect figures would not have
created so much feeling here, had not
an actual libel on the county been pub-
a few weeks ago in the report of
i tne commissioner oi laoor. ine report
.states that Guilford's financial condi
tion is "bad,", her school facilities
."poor," educational progress "slow."
I The truth as to Guilford's financial
condition is that with all her nearly
seventeen million dollars ; of taxable
property she does not owe a dollar ex
cept for a recent bond indebtedness of
f 185,000, every dollar of whuh is being
expended in bu'lding good roads. Be.
sides the eitbenditure f t over $50,000
each year in regular county taxes for
public schools, exclusive of the city
schools at High Point and Greensboro,
there was collected last ear in rural
districts which had voluntarily voted
for special school taxes the sum bf $14,
000. Besides this Guilford has within
its borders the' following high schools
snd colleges for young men and wo
men exclusive of the city public schools
of Greensboro and High Point where
over three thousand students from oth
er sections of the state are given first
class educational facilities each year.
"For boys: Oak Jtidge Institute at
Oak Ridge, Whilsctt Institute at Whit-
sett, Jefferson Academy at McLeans-
vil'.e; - - :.'.y
For Women: Greensboro Female Col
lege, The State Normal and Industrial
College at Greensboro; for men and wo
men, Guilford College at Guilford.
For the colored race there are the
following: Bennett College, The State
Agricultural and Mechanical College and
the Lutheran College, all of Greens'
boro.' . " ' ' ": . '. - ' :
Publication of the above isparticu
larly requested by this correspondent,
so that doar old truth can take new
courage by realizing that though occa
Bionally she seems to' be crushed 'to
earth there is always somebody; that
can make her s'nnd up' again when she
and Guilford county happens to be part-
nerst" , ..' ; ; , ;
CtfsrSdicI will' rufiitho complexion.
There's no beauty practice equal to the
effects of Hollister's Rocky t Mountain
Tea.. It keeps the entire Lody in perfect
health. Tea or Tablets, cents. F, S.
Duffy. . ..!.. , . , . . i ' -
Association of Colored Colleges
The fifth annual seat" ion of tho Asso
ciation" of Colored A . M College
schools of secondary npd
tion will bo held in Greensboro Decern-
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WORLD ON A WIRE
Telegraphic f Communication
: With The Uttermost Parts
of The Earth:
Handed., to The ' Journal .Readers In
Pondenaed Bot Accurate Borm;
Almost Every Part of The j
Globe Represented In
: News Items, i
Raleigh, Deo 18 The Supreme court
today declined to interfere in the. rase
of Hodge, the Durham wife murderer
who appealed from lower court on er
ror. Nothing but the pardon of the
Governor will save him. from the gal
lows. t-'V-':'VK' r;T ; j ;;'r
Raleigh, Dec. 18 The Supreme court
filed a very important opinion in j the
case of George Hall, convicted qpon his
town confession of being one of the mob
which broke, into the jail at Salisbury
and lynched three negroes. Hall's at
torney after conviction raised the ques
tion of jurisdiction, claiming the court
which tried him was not legal because
Gov. Glenn was out of the State .when
he ordered it in special term and as
signed the judge to hold it '
The Supreme court, Judge Walker
delivering the opinion, holds that Hall
was properly found guilty and the lower
court had the power to so find.' It
holds that the plea of Hall to the juris
diction cannot raise the question as to
the execution of the court but only to
its right to hear and determine causes
upon the assumption that it was ..regu
larly and lawfully constituted and or
ganized. Hall's plea is therefore over
ruled as the record proper shows no
defect in jurisdiction.
Norfolk, Va., Dec. 18 L. Sevier was
today elected Vice president of the Sea
board Air Line. : !
Washington, Dec. 18 President
Roosevelt's message on the Japineie
school question in California was read
in connection with Secretary Metcalf's
report The President says that there
is discrimination in Sin Francisco as
Japanese are "admitted to the State
University. He says he hopes that the
suit to test the constitutionality of the
law will not be instituted. He intimates
that civil and federal power will be in
voked if necessary to protect the Japa
nese from violence. : ;
Mrs. Du Bois, wife of ' the Senator
from Idaho, says that the Mormons in
Utah and Idaho insult the Americana
at every opportunity and that Mormon-
ism is growing more boid. Its practices
are the worse kind of slavery. "
Raleigh, Dec 18. Ben Williams, the
negro who is to hanged here Thursday
is in great fear of death, and now talks
about it constantly, f Up to a day or
two ago he seemed to have had an idea
that he would escape the gallows, but
now he has abandoned all hope what
Washington, D. C, Dee 18 President
Roosevelt has taken cognizance" of the
need of fuel in the northwest and will
suggest to Congress that will make im
mediate laws to enforce the railroads
to expedite the movements of fuel and
grain. . Ha has been in conference: with
Senator Hansbrough of North Dakota
and deems the case worthy of Investi
gation. '. : . . .
. New York " Dec 18.-Voting began
today for the new officers of th Mu
tual Life and New York Life Insurance
Companies. Many votes were by proxy.
The full contingent of stockholders are
present either principal or by proxy. '
Pnrla. Dm. 19 Madame Anna Goul
formerly Countess Castellane ha. won
all the suits brought1 against her to
compel her to pay her recent husband
Washington, Dec. 19th. President
Roosevelt sent a communication to Con
irrets today defending, his action dia-
1 charging negro troops at Brownsville,
Texas. He declares it was just in every
1 way. The soldiers had been raiders and
had white nun been charged with the
sumo offense ho would have done the
same tiling, thfre'ws s' 'y no
1 1 . j-i. ::,. He d--f"Mi;i-fS t' c: .
ry history, stating that their purpose
waa murderous and' that Be ordered the
discharge from the. strict sense-of :duty
aa Commander-in-Chief of the :Army.
The 20th report of the Intel-state
Commerce Comitumioq has been j sub
mitted to Congress. It says that ship
pers cannot hope for relief under the
present Nws. The scarcity of cars pre
sents a- most;' intolerable condition.
Commissioner .White, acting without
authority to deal-effectively-wits tbef
situation is investigating matters iny
an attempt to discover a remedy wnicn
railroads can apply voluntarily or be fore
ed to.apply.; Thenew rate law U declfn
ed to be the most important" legislation
of the year.. " . . '" ' -
Senator E'.kins (West Virginia) intro
duced resolution seeking to establish
means to provide
market" ". ...
forrelief of mjmey
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An appeal has been received from
China, asking for; aid in .the famine
stricken portion of that country.;. Four
provinces of the empire contain 15,000,-
O00 people who are suffering from the
Raleigh,'. Dec 19 The North' Carolina
Commissioners to the Jamestown expo
sition here awarded the. contract for
the North ' Carolina building to jj. E.
Elljptt of Hickory at $18,800. Commis
sioner tQeneral Pogue says contract
will be thoroughly and promptly carried
out and the. building .will be ready by
April 26th, when the exposition opens.
New York, Dec 19 Bishop Henry
McCabe, of the .Methodist Episcopal -
Church died from an attack of apoplexy
last night. ' ; . :
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Greensboro, Dec 19 At meeting of
stockholders of North State Fire Insur
ance Company here tonight, it was de
cided to double the capital of $100,000
and the additional $100,000 was sub
scribed in fifteen minutes.
Raleigh, Dec 19 Governor and Mrs.
Glenn want to Washington today, lie
has businesi winh Secretary of State
Root- . . Ju-
'. The Corporation Commission made an
order following its conference with the
Seaboard Air Line and the Raleigh &
Charleston railways fixng the amount
to be paid by each road toward a union
depot at Lumberton. The Seaboard
Air Line is directed to pay four-fifths
the expense. ' '
New York, Dec 19 The result of the
election of officers of the New York
Life and Mutual Life willanot be known
in two weeks.
Raleigh, Dec 20-Thia afternoon Ben
Williams, who murdered another negro
a year ago on the street here, was
hanged in the presence of about 75 peo
ple in a little enclosure in rear of the
jail. A number of people climbed on
telephone and telegraph poles and got
on house roofs to view the ghastly sight
Williams was entirely cool and collec-
ed.' , With him on the gallows was
Rev. J. E. King, pastor of the colored
Episcopal church and Charles W. Har
ris, his attorney, the latter, at the re
quest of Williams making a farewell
statement for him. saying Williams had
been fairly tried, and he- was being
dealt with justly and according to law
and ful y deserved his fate, adding that
he had no ill-will towards anyone.
Williams neck was broken by the drop.
His body was turned over f o an under
taker to be sent to the University Medi
cal College at Chapel Hill.' , "
Washington, : Dec 20 Hon. J. B.
Foraker said In the Senate today' that
the President had no constitutional
right to dismiss the. negro troops of
Texas and that his action waa taken on
misconceived testimony,"; ; ,
The census bureau reports 11,099, 0CQ
bales ginned up to December 13, against
9,297,818 at corresponding time : last
year. ' ; - - ; . '"
The credit currency bill ws ;today
subm'tted to 'the' house" by Chairman
Fowler of the Finance Committee. The
bill provides for bank book credits. .
Raleigh. Dec. 20th. In. reporting to
Governor Glenn the result of the exam1
Ination of the offices of. Treasurer, Aud
itor and Insurance Commissioner ; the
legislative committee says It nnda a
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KrowiK custom among a number of
s( judge, to fail to give .receipt, to the
Auditor for salaries. It finds a great
increase in amount of work in the de
partments; in some forces the clerks
a underpaid and in soma others not
large enough to do work.' '
New York,". Dec. 20i -Gov, Iiiggms
has commuted the sentence bf Albert
Patrick, the murderer of millionaire
Price to life imprisonment. '. Patrii
was fouryoars in the d.-alh c 11 of Sinjj
' Z'.vs I' !"''" awaitii2 his execution
v ' ' H 1 11 it' 1 1' t'. 'i.
I), of A. R; Plan to Have Com
plete : Line of North Caro;
SPECIAL COORT FOB : .
' NEGRO'S ACCOMPLICES.
Change of Uniform for Convicts Guilty
Only of Misdemeanor. A Vuliia
ble Canine Detective, Lots " "1
of Game Reported in Cen
tral Part of State. "
Greensboro, Dec 18 At a meet"
ing of the Guilford Battie Ground Chap
ter of the Daughters of the American
Revolution, in ihe Carnegie Library as.
sembly Hall yesterday afternoon Mrs.
Lindsay Patterson, of WinBton Chairman
of tha Jamestown Historical Commit,
tee, and one of the most public, spirited
women in North Carolina, was present
by special' Invitation, and made an
address on the importance of gathering
up all the old relics of the Rev olutionary
war of whatever kind and have them
on exhibit in the historical building at'
.the Jamestown exposition next year.
She -said the principal object in having
North Carolina well represented in this
building is that the, false ideas about
the early life of the state might be cor
rected. If after the exp sition the peo
pie generally continue to misrepresent
the history of North Carolina it would
ba-the state's own fault, for an excell
ent oppotunity is now presented to show
to the world the true facts in regard to
that period. There was no reason why
North Carolina could not have the past
exhibit. When it is remembered that
the Jamestown exposition is to be pure-
a historical one; and the only oen of the
kind ever held, and that hundreds - of
the. world's foremost historians will be
there, it will be seen, at once that it is
highly important that our exhibit equal
or surpass any of the oaher states so
that the Old North State may be given
due credit '
Mrs Patterson stated that she hih
been assured before undertaking the
utmost care would be exercised in the
handling of the articles and sh9 felt rea
sonably sure that all things entrusted
to the Exposition would be returned iu
goob condition. Maj. J. Morehead, pres
ident or the Guilford Battle Ground
Company has tendered the loan of his
valuable collection at the exposition
The ladies present became enthusiastic
at once and twelve of them tendered
the loan of some valuable and treasur
ed pieces of furniture, handiwork, sil
verware, paper books portraits,
tumes; and other things of the
Judge Fred Moore and Solicitor
Brooks left yesterday for Graham to
hold a special term of Alamance Su
perior court called by Governor Glenn
to try two negro women, alleged ac
complices with the negro man under
sentence of death for the burglary of
the home and the shooting of L. Banks
Holt on the night of November 7th. It
is rumored that on account of the sen
ous illness of Mr. Jlolt, an important
witness for the prosecution, the case
may have to be continued.
Last week, in sentencing a young
man from High Point to the roads,
Judge Moore said it was very strange
to him, that the legislature or the coun
ty commissioners did not provide a con
vict uniforms for misdemeanor cases,
distinct from Ihe bated felon stripes of
the criminal. Thismorningata' meet
ing bf the lawyers of the city to" fix a
calendar for January court, Mr, G. S.
Bradshaw, ' introduced a resolution
which was unanimously adopted, re
questing the legislature to prohibit the
use of felon uniforms for persons . sen
tenced to the roads for misdemeanors.
This ought to make ex-Representative
John D. Waddell of Forsyth feel good,
for he vainly, but earnestly sought the
enactment of such a law at two differ
ent sessions of the General Assembly.
Game Warden, John Weatherly's dog
Jack last night "smelled" a trunk at
the Southern passenger station, checked
for Washington,, at Wi'keaboro. , The
lock was broken and 300 fat partridges
each in a separate paper bag,' were con
fiscated. Friday night another .trunk,
checked from Mocksville to Baltimore
was confiscated and 150 birds found.
Prices at auction sale have dropped.'!
The first of the season birds sold in half
dozen lots ac do cents, inese two iota
only ietcneo sixty cenw. . .
Ex sheriff James F. Jordan, who is a
sportsman right, as well aa a first-class
officer and business man, declared that"
in an experience of 29 years, he has
never seen so much game as he finds
this season. ' He is interested in tame
preserves in this and other .codnties of '
the Piedmont section and also In Cum-
berland and Chatham counties east He
I says that owing to the extremsly wet
I snmmor he is satisfied many young
Iq'uil were drowned, yet there is the fi-
If t cr-p to t' 't be has ever kt.own.
He does not hesitate to attribute the
increase to the operations of the Aud
ubon law and- the protection offered
birds and gamaby the lease system of
preserves, and the vigjlance of Officers
in presenting their, wholesale ihiptnent
out of the stat A . : '. s ; ,
On Friday sheriff Jordan, accompa
nied by his brother-in-law, Mr. Dr C.
jWaddill, Jr. "manager of tlie Battery
Park hotel, . of--AheviHe, ;went after
, birds. ' hey found 21cfviesi and bagged
1 72. On Saturday they- went in another
direction, found 26 covies and bagged
67.' Mr. Jordan says they - could have
killed thrice ' the -number, but added
that no true sportsnran would' shoot
many times at the same covey, and he
made it a rule never to do so. - '
HavelbekV: " ;
Miss Vivian Dudley was the guest
Oi Mrs A D Rooks Wednesday.
.Me M A JfiNfipeatSatda andSun
day in New Bara wT&'bia. sister!' ' ;
Mr Clyde ' Jackson 'spent Saturday.
and Sunday at Hadowe with his mother
Mrs Maty Jackson, ''vL"!j; ff';;;-l ;,';'' )
Miss Georgia Jind Mr: ' Clyde' Godwin
has been very sick but we are glad; to
say they are improving.
Miss Mamie Ballard is very sieck. "
Miss Irene Godwin has been very
sick bnt is improving very rapidly. !
Mr J H Hunter the agent of this
place is sick". Doctors' think he has the
appendicitis but heseoms to be getting
along very well. - . - !
Miss E-ttell Godwin was a visitor of
Miss Hazel .Anna Roks Sunday night
and Monday. - - j (
Mies Sallie'Ru8'sel was a visitor of
Miss Lena Penrinks of Newport Satur
day and Sunday.
Miss Lizzie White and Mrs Helen Hbn
cock were visitors of Mrs Rooks Sun
day. . - : . -
Mr GeoNicoll wife and children spent
Tuesday night with Mrs Lizzie White.
Messrs Clyde Godwin, Georgia Tur-
nage and Miss Georgia Godwin were
the gueBt of Beula Rooks Sunday, i
Mrs Lula Jackson spent Tuesday with
her mother Mrs Minnie Bryan.
Mr John Krinkley spent Sunday with
Mr Hubert Wynne cf Chero Point. ! -
Mr Earl Rooks was the guest of Miss
es Georgia Rena and LiUie Estell God
win Sunday night; ; '" t k
We are having a great deal ' of 'sick
ness around here expect it will be a very
sickly time here" this winter. I
She worried and she fretted, ' ;
- And grew as homely as could be,
Bilttiow she is a famous beauty rT j
JVhk caineTiy takipgjlocky" Moun
tain Tea, F S Duffy.' .1
Officer SkeenclDid Not Ex
ceed His Duty in Sioot
i n g Negro - Pri S' ;
oiier. . . ..- :
Greensboro, Dec 20 Last night the
board of aldermen in special session in
vestigated the shooting by Policeman
Skeene sometime ago of a negro pris
oner, and decided that while the snoot
ing was unfortunate, it waa not in vio
lation of the law, and the officer did not.
exceed his rights in . the premises. . A
few weeks ago, while bringing to the
lock-up George Wilson, who had been
disorderly and was under the influence
of whiskey at the time, the negro gave
him some trouble, taking the officer's
billet and striking the officer. , The ne
gro man ran and Policeman Skeene
shot at the fleeing man) felling him.
The negro was carried to the hospital
and it ws thought- at first that he
could not live, but while still there and
paralyzed, it is now that he will recover,
The negroes of the city were incensed
at the shooting, and circulated greatly
exaggerated and'; incorrect reports
about it. A negro minister , went to
work and secured money with which to
prosecute the officer. Several lawyers
volunteered their services In Mr.
Skeene's behalf but he decided that
one attorney could be sufficient Col.
Barringer appeared for him. An effort
was 'made last week to have the officer
indicted before the Grand Jury, but it
is said that Solicitor Brooks, after ex
amining the witnesses, said it would be
useless to send a bill. ' The investiga
tion, was heard upon request of police
man Skeene, ' ; . 1 "
Extra fine native and western beef at
Oaks Market ; .., .;..':.'; '
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1 1 ne majestic nanya uemonsiraiiou
, - Mawie ranff- whch has no u-
wtiot and few M a cook itove
is' on exhibition at the Whitty hard-
ware store The range is not new in
th,cttju there are manjBfwho have one
in their kitchens and are greatly pleas-
ed with It ,lt Ii built upon the most
approved and scientific fclan of stoves
and while the manufacturers do not j work for the proscction of t' a I
claim that it Is the cheapest they show , laws- - The article ia v,r'.:tn
how and why it is the least txpent ivo. J l'Wt, and la fall of !;m i i
Many people went, the store toateit and d.am&ic enw 1,-t i.
and several ratifies were pure! v l A' -
warm lunch wi'S served to the vUi-l I'ii.t) I t ' U'
tors. ' k';.iit( '
Suffered -Tremendous Itching Over ,
Whole Body-Scratched tJntil
. Bled -Worse at Nighty With1
Soreness and Excruciating Painij '
; r A . ..Western Lads ; ;
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"Last year at this time I suffered
with a tremendous itching on my
back, which grew worse and worse, un
til it' spread over 'the whole body, and
only my face and hands were free.
For four months or so I suffered tha
torments of the damned, and I had to
Boratch, scratch, scratch, until I bled.
At night when I went to bed things
got worse, and I. had at times to get
up and scratch my body all over, until
I was' as sore as could be, and until I
suffered excruciating pains. I did not
know what it was, and resorted to a
number "of' blood purifiers, using at
times also Cuticura.Soap. They' told
me then that I was suffering from
eczema; Then ' I made up my mind
that I. would also use Cuticura Oint
ment and Cuticura Resolvent. I used
tbem aocordingto instructions, and very
soon indeed I was greatly relieved. I
continued until well, and now 1 am '
readv to recommend the Cuticura Rem
edies to any one who suffers as did your
obedient servant.- - Mrs. Mary Metzger,
Sweetwater, Okla., June 28, 1905."
Humors, Eczemas, and Itchings '
' . ' Cured by Cuticura -
The agonizing itching and burning
of the skin, as in eczema; the frightful
scaling, as in psoriasis; the loss of hair
"and crusting of "8Calp,"HS to scaUed
head all demand a remedy of almost
superhuman virtues ' to successfully
cope with them. That Cuticura Soap,
Ointment, and Pills are such stands
proven beyond all doubt- -
SolA IhTonghottt tha world. Cutlcin8Mpt&e01at- v
nipnt, Mh:.. KeMlteflt. SOc. (In form at ChocoUto Ousted .
Pllli, Uc. pr rial of OOk, mijr b had of all drugffUU. A
fingU Mt often cum. Pottor Drag MldCaim.OofB Sal
lmiM.. RfMton. Him.
mr MaUad riM, " How to Cai Bibj I
Supreme Court Having Decid
- ed Against Him He Will
.V"- Have to Hang.
'. Greensboro, Dec. 20 The Supreme ;
court having affirmed the judgment of
death against .Frank. Bohannon, con
victed ot the murder of Railroad Fore- .
man Beachraan last summer, under the .
law requiring theTgovernor to forth
with issue an order Jfor execution, not
later than thirty days-from the date of
the decision, it looks as if there will be
a hanging in. Greensboro .before, the
middle of next month. There was some
suggestion this morning of seeking a
reprieve "for Bohannon after the govern
or .had fixed the date for the execution
in ' J anuary unt i) after - the . Supreme
court had passed, on the appeal. taken
from the sentence of death, pronounced
last week on Frazier Jones, convicted
of killmg his wife; so that if Jones waa
to be hanged too,-both executions could
be had simultaneously. A short calcu
lation though showed the suggestion
impracticable. However desirable it
might be "tor avoid the- horror of two
separate executions, by combination, it
was found that at the earliest Jones'
appeal could not be argued in the Su
preme court- before the first week in
April. .Granting the.. Supreme court
affirmed the sentence, it would prob
ably be the 15th before it was announc
ed, and this would put the execution
off until near the first of June. So it
appears there will be two separate .
hangings here within . less than aix
months of the coming year. There
never were two better subjects, for the
killing in both' cases was inconceivably
bold, reckless cruel, and causeless.
Extra Fine NativeBeef at.Coast Line
ri n. .... .i ai n -
inn uanyeri ui uic Revenue service.
The officers of the Internal Revenue
Service maka' little fuss over their ac
complishments. The world scarcely
hears of them unless they have had a
desperate hand-to-hand fight with
mountain desperadoes which has re
sulted in the death of several of their
number. But day after day and night
after night they go about their work,
calmly, quietly, in constant danger of
death from a shot from some ambush
ed moonshiner or blockader, Yet these
men are an absolute necessity for the
safe-guarding of the country's inter
est Rind they deserve much credit for
their hard task, scarcely appreciated by
the great mass of the people.
Mr. David A. Gates, a well known
member of the Internal Revenue Ser
vice, has an article on "The Paimli'2 of
the Moonshiners," in the Janu y
Metropolitan Magazine, v.i.uh :
you a clearer idea than you have
had before of how he and 1 i f