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NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY. N.,C. TUESDAY MAY, 16. 1911 --FIRST SECTION
i: Oil SEMIE
Attack Taft's Reciprocity Policy.
Think It Turthers Hill's Bail- ;
T road Schemes. -
Washington, May 12 -A militant dele
.-, gallon or. rarrners from Minnesota; des
cended upon the 'Senate Committee on
Finance today with protests against the
' Canadian reciprocity agreement declar
; tag that it was, discrimination of, the
rankest description. , It was free trade
for the farmer and protection for the
manufacturers. -r. V:
"We repudiate the action of Presi
dent Taft, manufacturers, boards of
trade and the Great Northern Railroad
Company, in their f florts to force this
unjust proposition through Congress,"
said Henry Feig' r
- "The high cost of living is not due to
the farmer It is caned by the rail
roads and middle mi it, r The farmers ra
' by the eonsumer, - :', x X
"Since tha Civil War," declared F,
B. Collins, editor of the Northwestern
. Agricultural paper, "there, has been 1)6
question that so aroused people as has
this iniquitous pact aroused the farm r.
No other issue compares with Jt.iC-
. "I ehsllenge President Taft to show
that there is any justice in sacrificing
the farmer to the interest of the man
ufacturers in the'East. ti T v . ; '
"There are many unsophisticated men
- in the East" who are 'easily deceived by
Western jokers. You had a joker here
in J amen J. Hill, presldeu t of the G eat
; NortbernrItilway.,S Hill is no longer
interested in the S ate traversed by his
railroad. Ha ha 20 spurs extendirg
from his railroad to the Canadian hor
der and sees a pot of gold io the long 1
haul involved in the development of the
Canadian West, ..The lines mil be ex
tended into Canada, with a Dominion !
subsidy of flO.000 a mile." ;
J3.' P, S. Paint t will .make
your 4 hbuseibQlr new, in
side and but. J. S. Basnight
Hdw'; Co, ; Phone 99, 67 S.
Front St. '
Commencement at Tesenex'a Training
. 1 School. .
The Commencement of East Carolina
Teachers Training School will be held
:- May 21 to 23. -;.'"" '.- " .'"V '
' . The Commencement sermon will be
preached I y Rev. Chas. B. Maddry, of
Statesville, on Sunday at 11 o'clock .
The annual address by Hon. Josephus
, Daniels, of Raleigh, ' Tuesday at 10:30
a. ro. .? v '.? "- .s ;-.
: Monday afternoon slass day Exercises
.will be held in the park. . . , ::j
A musical recital will be given Mon
day evening: : - -. V'"
' Tuesday will be Comipencement Day
with the graduating exercises, award;
log certificates and announcements.. ;
The Board of Trustees will meet on
Tuesday. -. ' ." ';: . '.
This will be the first class to graduate
from this school: , . '-. . - .. -
- Tha Seniors are having their final ex
amination this Week ' ; -
Board your horse at a Mod
ern Sanitaty Stable. Daniels-
Newberry Uve Stock Co.
South Front St. "
follce Bald Blind Tiger. J
. ; ' ' " '' ; . ' ; ' "
Yesterday morning policemen Daugh-
ty, Ipock and- Bryan received informa
tion which led . them to believe that a
"blind tiger" was being conducted at
the home of Helen Jones, colored, on
Kilmonic street: Yesterday afternoon
the place waa raided and 17 pints and
. 16 half pints of whiskey were found
bidden away around the premises. The
whiskey and woman were taken to the
city hall where after the facta in the
case had been placed before the Msyor
the woman was placed under bond for
. her appearance before 'him today at
roon to answer to the charge of retail
. Stop lighting ' flies, by:
Screening - your house with
our Screens. J. S. Basnight
Hdw., Co. Phone 99, 67 S.
The Council at rayettevllle. ' '
ates and all thone who will at-
i C.Mhdl of the Protes'ant
urn '.i of t': Diooe of r.Mfern
i, v ;. H v. .-I ni H.t in Fye!le-
y 2 !i, ar ra-
luiy of t'-'i
V 5 '1 1 :
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CRISIS III -.
; .pO CITY
Conference of AU Foreign Minis
ters Held at American- Lega
- v"tlon. Will be Neutral. ,js. '
Mexico City, May 12, A history ma
king conference, having for its objetjt
the safeguarding of lives and property
ot foreigners, is la progress .at the
American legation. ,-" . i, ,s ,t
Participating in it are the ambassa
dors, ministers, and charge d'affaires
of all the countries represented 'in the
diplomatic corps.- Tha outcome is like
ly to be an offer to the . Mexican" gov
ernment of the services of five thous
and leading Mexicans and members of
the foreign colony to act as a reserve
police force and prevent murder and
rapine in this city, 11 f ' ,
The foreign guards will be absolutely
neutral; Their work.;' will -be confined
to protecting the' public buildings , and
the foreign quarters from assaults by
bandits.' .V V-i;-v'v'i-V"-'''
Feeling in the, city now is divided
over the result of the fall of Juarez
Some of the leading ', Mexicans .believe
it will make for peace, as it will bring
f resident Diaz to a realisation that on
ly his immediate resignation will pre
vent a protracted civil sir.'-Vi rV,;;
'Others, and they are-ithe majority,
say that Dins ennot-now relinquish his
office, but must fight on to the bitter
end. ; It is unofficially Btated that (be.
gnveinment will not change its plans to
wage relentless warfare on the Mande
roiat. -The great fear here today is
that ' the- United - a States govern
ment, now that Juarez is In the hands
of the insorrectos, will recognize them
as belligerents. -,; ."
Yesterdiy afternoon, at 20 o'clock
at the home of the bride on Bread street
Mrs.' Annie D, Wood became the. bride
of Mr. C. HAlbro, of Wilmington.
Immediately after' Joe, ceremony the
couple dtftve to th- duwt -eA-bordd
the train for Wilmington . where they
will make their future home. ,.
WANTKD Agents to sell our teas, cof
feeB, spices, extracts, soap and baking
powder to . the consumer, Establish
weekly deliveries. Bond rt quired. Wag
on suppled for delivery service, and
liberal inducements to a hustler. For
further particulars . address, Grand
Union Tea Co,, 427-429 Seventh St , N.
W., Washington: D. C i '
Accident Yesterday Afternoon.
An automobile accident that came
near proving ratal to the victim oc
curred on lower Middle street' yeiter
day afternooo-when Mrs. R. S, - Prim
rose, who waa driving her husband a
car, ran into a dray belonging to the
Gaskill hardware Co. and driven by
Henry Jones, colored The . machine
was going down the street at a pretty
lively clip, and in t he " crowded condi
tion In whiclTthe street was, it was im
possible .or Mrs. Ptimrose to avoid
striking the dray when Jones turned
the corner. When the collision occur
red Jenes.was thrown to the psvement
and sustained serious injuries. He was
taken into a nearby drug Store where
after medical attention had been ren
dered him he was carried to bis home.
The automobile waa badly damaged,
but fortunately none of ita occupants
were injured. . . . ; '
'. '" Not Very InvMino. '
Dining car waiters on railroads in
India rfre banwted natives In lour
white gowus iieUt lu at the walat by a
broad band, their beads wrapped up lu
Duattrees (a light, aearf).. The dlune-
ervlce. snva ' an English paper Ip
-vouch end coarse and the price blghei
than lu thW country. -MoMt of the food
turred couies In tins. Between course
dishes are plied on , the floor.. India U
a land of contrasts, and this contraHt
between the dirty black feet and llie
dirty white dlsbes Is one of the thliiK-
to which the traveler gets accustomed
but never reconciled. ' - . ; -1
Keported Murder Near Tuscarora.
A report reached tha city yesterday
of a murder being committed three or
four miles from Tuscaroa. No details
were learned, except the following:
A son of Mites Simmons,- a young ne
gro, hardly grown, was in love with a
girl when a cousin began paying atten
tion to hr. Warned by Simmons to
let "bis gal alone," the cousin refused
to do so, then the former took bis gun,
hunted up bis rival and deliberately
blew his brains out.'
niieaaatisra KoiicveJ In Six Hours
'r. ltfbn's rfciief for rJieiimatiHin
y r-: iv severest cass in a lew
J I f
n i -n
the ryttm is
It ri'!iH!V( I
. , , PROMOTED
Victorious Colonel Will- Lead Ad
- - vance on The City of -
-t- ."Mexico. - J "
El Paso, Tex., May -12Two thous
and inaurrectos, part of the band oper- j
aung in the district south or here, are
reported today to be marching on Chi
, Already the advance guards are en
camped around the city, '
- An armed mob just before daylight
today entered Nombre de Dois a suburb
looted all the stores -and took all the
horses and escaped, despite the pres
ence of 1,500 Federal troops io nearby
barracks. , ' '
Few of the insurgent leaders now be
lieve that Diaz will discufs peaco. They
think he will elect to fight ' the battle
out to the end, an1 that ft will be nec
essary for (he rebels to capture Mexico
City before the revolution will erd So
strong is this feeling that a large part
of the conferences between the insur
gent caotains at Juarez is being devoted
to discussion of the "most feasible way
of approaching the national enpitaf and
the easiest wsy to capture it.'..:,': -v-j
. The insurgent leaders expect to have
upwarda of 20,000 troops by the time
the Mexico City march is underway.
, Meanwhile General Orozco. has com.
pleted his plans for engaging the relief
forces of Colonel Rabago and General
Luque, who ere matching against Jua
rez. Grozco expects to experience no
difficulty irf disposing of these forces.
Provisional President '': Madero ; an
nounced today that as a reward for ex
rellent woik in connection with the cap
tiire of Juarez, Colonel Guiseppi Gari
baldi and his American legion will be
assigned to lead the advancevon Mexi
co City. This honor was mroested by
number of the revolutionary chieftains,
biit Madero said that he considered
Garibaldi had earned it. r ? " "
Shriners Return Home,
V Yesterday afternoon the annual Oeet
of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Mys
tic Shr-iners, ended which convened in
this city Friday morning and "the ma
joity of the visitors returned to their
homes ' J . "
At 10 o'clock yesterday morning the
entire party of visitors assembled at
the Middle street dock and at the rev
enue cutter . Pamlico's landing where
they boarded the Elfiida and the Pam
lico for 8 delightful trip down Neuse
river, At -3 o'clock ; yesterday' aftei
noon they returned to the city, each One
expressing himself as having the time
of his life. ' -
From the boat they "ronaired to thr
headquarters where cooling refresh
ments were served to them. At B;30 the
visitors were driven to the depot where
they boarded their special cars enroute
to their bomea. - , v
Each one of the visitors was profuse
in his praise of our city, especially the
hospitality of '' the citizens,.'' and ex
pressed an intention of returning here
for a visit at the first opportunity.
We sell the White Moun
tain Freezers. Send us your
orders. J. S. Basnight Hdw.,
Co. -Pone 99. 67 S. Front St.
Morehead Clt Pioneers Coming to
y r , .New Bern.'"
":" L ' .
Yesterday afternoon Mayor McCarthy
received a letter from Mr. J. W Willis,
Jr. ot Morehead City asking permission
to use the Academy green on May -24 th
as a picnic ground, The matter has
been turned over to the school trustees
and they will doubt lets write to Mr,
Willis atones and give him permission
to use the green. - Io bis letter Mr.
Willis stated that both the Methodist
and the Baptist Sunday Schools were t
participate in this event and that eight
or nine hundred people would be in at
How He Got the Moon. -
John Henry Maedler. the astronomer,
whose favorite study was the moon,
having' learned that Frau Wltte, the
wife of the state-councilor, owned a
wonderful model of bis pet lumluary
spent year trying to gain possession
of It As her husband was living, ho
could not marry the owner of the mod
el, so he married her daughter, and at
the death o his mother-in-law, the cov
eted moon became bis. -
Korfolk Lumbermen Oppose Red-
prosity. .. r
Washington, D. C, May 13. Tbei
pbilus Tunis and W. B. Roper, lumhr
men of Norfolk in conjunction with
lumbermen from other sections willap-
; par oeiore o
Senate committee on
ttnre in oi pnsiiion to the Canadian
ri r'pr M'ity tn-nty,
'1 i : v ni.l h! cmfrr with f-eniitor-t
'it -"' ' .
TSo Iteasoo Others -Thanl .Press... of
- Private Business Given, . fie. .
v - piihlacaaa SatisfiA
- Washington,' May' 13-is,ftjretary of
War Dickinson. han resigned ..President
Taft has appointed Henry til Stimson,
recently defeated Republican., candidaie
for governor of New Yorkj i bia place.
In the 'lei torn Exchanged between the
.President and Mr. Dickinson, ho reason
ether than that of pressing" private af
fairs ia given for the secretary's retire
mnt. . - - f : t
Untifficiaily Washington iuhight dis
cussed with relish the resignation of
the Secretary of War. Unofficially -ah
so there were those- who found other
reasons thin that given in his letter.
:;', Mr': Dickinson " ia a Democrat. - His
presence in the Cabinet of a Republican
President has pot been looked upon
with favor by some of Mr, Tatt 'a politi
cal advisors who were of ; the opinion
that the "office of Secietary ofvWar
should be held by some one of the f resi
dent's own party and who also pointed
out that Mr. Dickinson migbt prove a
source of. embarrassment whpn the 1912
Presidential campaign begin. Natural
ly Mr Dickinam also found the discus
sion in the Cabinet on . party measures
often a personal embarrassment.
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WOMEN GROW YOUNGER
When Band ruff Goes and Hair
Paris an Sage, America' greatest
hair restorer, will keep ynu looking
young and attractive. ' , :
It is guiirantend by Bradham Drug
Co., to make hair grow, and" stop fall
ing hair; to cure'dandruff in two weeks;
to stop itching of the scalp a'most in-
stantty, 4 "'.'" '
Parisian Sago is the most .invigorat
ing, satisfying and pleasant- hair dres
sing made. It is not sticky "or greasy,
t makes the hair soft, lui-iritnt and
handsome; it is,' eepfclally praised : ty
women who love beautiful hair.. Pa.i-
sian Sage ia for sale by Bradham Drug
Co. at 50 ' cents a large bottle: The
gii 1 with the Auburn hair is on every
bottle, - '
Idaho at New Orleans.
New Orleans, May 12The battleship
Idaho arrived here yesterday afternoon
for a Rtay of (We days,' after which the
big war craft will go up the Mississippi
river as far as Vickburg.
James A-Duguid and Miss Helen
Williams, of "Vuneeboro, were quietly
married in . this " city Wednesday eva
ning at the Methodist parsonage by
Rev. J B. Hurley. Yesterday morn
ing they lett for New York city, where
the groom will take a special course in
medicine. "The newly wedded - couple
have a host of friends who '.wish them
much joy and prosperity. .'
Train Your Dog to Wipe His Peel.
A puppy can easily be tauuht to wipe
its foet on the doormat when entering
a house, and the habit ouce formed Is
seldom broken.. Tbe modus operandi Is
simple, Every time the dog is brougnt
to the doo? the comuinua is given,
"Wipe your foet." The trainer then
11ft Cnf lfpnw In succession and pull
It twice across-the tnnt.- In a few
dura the doff will be wiping his own
feet. -Good Housekeeping..
Your lawn will-present a
more sightly appearance by
the application of -a Phila
delphia"Lawn Mower. - J. S.
Basnieht Hdw.,. Co. 7 Phone
99, 67 S, .Front St. - T
- ' m - -
, Flsherntan'a Lucky HauL
"While drngnetting yesterday morr.ing
near the mouth of Slocumbs Creek,
Ceasar Taylor, a colored fisherman, 'of
this city, strgck a school of rock flshJ
and hiulel in five hundred or a very
large size. , He sold his catch to a New
Bern packer for 26 cents each, $150 for
his load. . - - ' :
At yesterday's session of Superior
Court the jury In the case of Wiley
Brothers vs Bronddu & Ives Lumber
Company returned a verdict in favor of
the plaintiffs, awarding them 390 and
ui.iuu.,... . , n
ThecaseofJ. H, Moore vs tlieDe -
finance Cox Cmpany,k of Oriental, in
which the plaintilf is suing for a breach
of a timber contract waB next taken up.
In this cute a lnrtre nuinbor of v- isneaeg
wrre liitrf) lui'f-d by both sidrs n i con-
I (i- !-r..'-'' time was taken np ' t the
. . ' ( .J,1 . ' i (;i aiiims ' 1
More Kate Kicks. Oil, Fruit and
; -.Packing Products
r -e.: Complaints.
Washington,' May I3Six eil refining
companies have filed compiainta with
the interstate: Commerce Commission
charging the Union Pacific and the Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas Railroads with
violating the Interstate Commerce law
regarding ; petroleum rates between
Kansas and Nebraska. -.
On the eve of gathering their peach
crop, Georgia fruit growers are inform
ed that their petition to decrease the
minimum carload weight, which rail
roads apply to shipments to Northern
markets, was rejected by the Inter
state Commerce Commission as unrea
sonable. The Interstate Commerce ' Commis
sion began an investigation of rates on
packing house products between Chica
go and the Far West, end of charges
made by railroads for the milling-in-transit
of grain shipped to Chicago.
Complaints in both cases charged ille
Fire Companies Leave For Tournament
This morring at 4:20 o'clock ten mem
bers of the "Button" Hose Company
toeether with their, horse and wagon,
left for Charlotte to attend the State
Firemen's Tournament which will be
held there this week. -
At 9,20 o'clock this morning, 15 men -bers
of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine
Company together with their hose,
wagon and horse and their engine will
leave for the same place.
The quick steaming contest will be
held Wednesday morning and the hose
wagon races will be held on the two fol
lowing days. The New Bern boys have
never yet attended a tournament that
they did not win one or more prizes
and they feel confident of again return
ing home victorious, A number of lo
cal enthusiasts will also leave today and
tomorrow to attend the event.
, Great Mystery Solved. ,
The exciting details relative to "The
Adventure of Charles Augustus Milver-
ton," the cold blooded crime that star
tled all England, have been printed in
book form, and will fce given free as a
special supplement with every copy of
next Sunday's New York World. It is
in this story that Sherlock Holmes ad
ded lustre to his already great name
as the world's most clever detector of
crime. This h a story no man or wo
man should miss reading. It is by Sir
Arthur Comn D -lyle, the most famous
writer of d t eiive stories in the world.
Remember, t)o booklet is free with
next Sund;iy' New York World. Order
, I lute and Durnes.
' During Vi tor li'ugu's exile Dumas
went to (luernsey, : where Ilnju w
cclved blm kindly and took hi ui to
breakfast ou a veranda overlooking
tbe ocean. It did nut take Dumas Ion
to discover that Hiiro was already pos
tng as the proscribed prophet, and
the poet said, with an Olympian wave
of his baud. "You see me, my dear
Dumas, on tn.v rock of exile like the
proscribed one of antiquity." .
. "Never mind." eald Dumas, with his
'mouth full. "Tbe butter is far better
here than in Paris. There is no disput
ing that". ,
To Force Cotton Crowers fo Adopt
'. -"TNew System.
Barcelona. Spain, May 15 The Ii ter-
national Cotton Congress Saturday de -
, .... ..L -II !
Cluea mai ine menioera ui an, bbbucih-
tions affiliated with the general body
should buy at least a part of their cot
ton on the basis of net weight an 1 so
oblige the American planter to adopt a
new system of baling and preparing cot
ton. ' -": 1' V.,'-,. ' ' . X ,
Kdgar Foe's Engagement Sing. ; .
. New Haven, Conn.,' May 13 The en
gagement ring of Edgar Allen Poe, fig
ured in the inventory of , tha estate or
Mrs. Eliia Foe Hsyden, filed in the pro
bate court nere r riasy. ine poet gave
the ring to Mrs. Sheldon; of Richmond.
Va,, whom he was on his way to vixit
when he died at Baltimore. - Mrs.. Hay-
den waa a second cousin of Poe. The
inheritor of tha ring la Mrs. Mower, 'of
- . Well, He Might Kick Him.
Kenneth Kerr, just buck trout tudla.
meets a lady he knows quite troll lu
Resent at root He cannot recollect her
name. She clops und greets hlra cor-
dlally. ssyliiu: "How nice to see youl.. . . ,.u,(m,i.
4 ngaln! You mint finme and lunch with
l" ...... .r, , .,,, ,. ,
me at my liihtlie Ladles lycenm
and give mo all tbe BombRy news."
Kerr says he will be delltrhtod, but he
cannot flip a day then. "Just write to
nm at tbi club," sny the lady. "Mon
dny, Tueilny or Wednesday will suit
mo" f ' pn'M on. Kerr cannot re
r (') ! . !rit Y"r rino U. What
TD REVISE ADVANCE
Ways and Mans People to Have
a Bill Keady Within Two
Washington, Miy 15. -The Ways and
Means Committee met .today to begin
the revision of Die wool schedule. A'ihreetK6usan:l:inen .are .marching on
mujority of the Democrats on the com
mittee is in favor of free wool, but does
not believe it would be wise to make
such a reduction at this time. It is
thought that the cut will be about fifty
. Chairman Underwood will endeavor
to get his committee to agree upon a
re ision next'wrek so that the bilj on
be framed and presented to tbe House
inside of two weeks.
- "We are certain of only one thing."
said a member of the committee
'and that is, that we will bring out a
bill that every Democrat in the House
will support We will not have any
serious differences on the fl or of the
Success Revival at Church of Christ.
Large crowds are attending the re
vival meetings every night, at the Church
of Christ, Hancock St. Much interest
being manifested. Three confessions
Sunday night. Tne music is good. The
sermons short and pointed. The whole
service consuming about one hour.
These meetings will continue through
this week and perhaps longer.
Public cardially invited to attend all
Knocked Down by Train.
Saturday afternoon Amos Martin,
colored, while crossing the Norfolk
Southern track at the Riverside sto-e,
waa bit by an engine of the truck train
and severely cut on the face. He was
taken to tha Sanitorium for medical
treatment . ..
TeggT". said 6audjMAh'm gaylnV
Peggy, will Ah kiss yer cheek?" .
"If ye dae Ab'll skreich."
"Oh," said Sandy, "dlnna skreich."
"An' don't ye kiss me on the mooth,
then," said Peggy, "for If ye did Ah
couldnt skreich at all." Boston Post
Bridget, May 12. We are having
some beautiful -Spring weather now,
and we are glad to see it.
Last Friday night our new board of
town officers gare an ice cream supper
to the voters of. the town which was
enjoyed very much by all who attend
Rev. J. M. Wright filled his appoint
ment at Tuscarora and Clarka last Sun
day, he was accompanied by his wife
Mrs. B. H. Newton and children left
for Vandemere last Tuesday to spend
some time Visiting relatives. '
Miss Neta Price, of near Bridgeton,
is in town visiting her brother, Mr.
Troy Price, on C street. '
Mrs. Mary E. Willis is visiting rela
tives in New Bern. -
Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Newton, of At
lantic, N. C, were in our town Tues
day and Wednesdiy visiting at the
home' of Mr. S. D. Parker on B street.
Miss Josephine Cherry, of Washing
ton, N. C., i vis'ting at the home of
Mr. D. U. Fleming, on B atreet
Mr. S. Barker.-of Trenton, was in
our town yesterday visiting friends.
Mrs. Oscar Peterson, who lives on
1 C street has been vtry sick, but we are
I l.J .. 1 ....-1.1 .-,.
glad to say she is very much better.
Mr. Lane Johnson is all smiles. It'
a girl. ''.' :i .
1 Mr. Rastu Phillips' little baby died
last Wednesday at 6 o'clock a. m..- and
was taken out in the country to the old
family burying ground Thursday and
Quite a number of our people attend
ed the Memorial exercises at New Bern
Mr. Clarence Borrow is Smiles. It's a
boy. '. . V .V. -r.
Mrr-Wnj. Ihonss is. visiting her
daughter in Beaufort county. .
Mr. Albert W. Parker, of New Bern
Waa in our town Tuesday night visiting
Mr. M. L, Pugh, who has been Up to-
Seven Spiings at work, has returned
home. - ; . . ' - . .
Mr. O. J. Rock, who has been living
in our town for some time, w are nor-
,rv ta ,,v h.a-moved tack "on- his faim
' Mrs. Tom Holton, who has bepn veiy
sick for several days,' we are glad to
lajf is much better.
There will be preaching next Sunday
morning at d nitiM, at Uih M-ihodisi
chuith Slid SundiiV si'bnol at half !. bI
' two o'clix k.
All Saloons Closed and Soldiers,
Hurry to Suburbs to Meet the ,
Mexico City, May 16 Tha people here
are greatly excited over a report that
the capitarWonf ' A juseo, a town about
fifteen kilometars south of hertv ' The
advancing rebels are said to be depend
ing on thousands of armed insuireclos
scattered throughout the eapitalwait
ing the psychological moment for an
uprising. All saloons and pulque shops
were ordered closed this afcernuon, and
rurales. soldiers and police are going to
the suburbs, where trouble is looked
for first. - ' V.,
The total number of soldiers, rarales
and police here is now about sixty-five
hundred, one thousand men being addod
o the police today. Two batteries if
artillery have been at the national pal
ace since yesterday Business houses :
are closing and barring windows in fear
of possible rioting, Except for the de
cided apprehension, however, the city
is perfectly quiet. '
Four Potent Objections to the Parcels
There are a hundred reasons why we
should have the extended parcels post,
but four gigantic reasons why we should
not. These are Adams, American,
Southern and Wells Fargo Express
Companies We need the parcels post.
And necessity is the mother of invention
But necessity is also the mother-in-law
of prevention and the mother-in law in
this case ia the Exp'-ees Company with
its neeeisity foremost, which is-true of
all well' regulated express companies
and mothers-in-law. Yc-s, the bigquar-
te't'e, who haw Smators among their
stwiUn Mets, Hii-i s -called defenders of
their "lights." reparoless of tho people
and their con e vrn;ing rongs, ome
way, force how, have kept Congress
from pasoiug the much-talked of me s-
ure.-- Kroiie,'ttiple'ii t'4o. vo u -
Parcels Post,' Sophie Irene LoX-b, in
June C'luiiibi,.n '
Summer School For Ybung Men.
There will bs a twelve wests' sum
mer school at Central A-ademy, begin
ning May 3Hh, for young mn of limit
ed means and education .between the .
ages of 13 and 25, living in the country,
who wish to get a better e luxation and
pay for it in part with farm wo k. For
further information address Central:
Academy, Littleton. N. C.
Government Hearings for Slver Im
Captain E trl I. Brown, Corps of En
gineers, U'. S. Army; in charge of the
Wilmington, N. C, engineer district
will hold hearings in connection with
the preliminary examinations ordered
by the River and Harbor Act of Con
gress approved February 27, 1911, s
follows:-.-. - i
At Vanceboro, 10 a. m.V May 17th.
with reference to the proposed improve
ment of Swift Creek with a view to
dredging a canal through Horse, Shoe
Bend and Poplar Branch. ; r '
At Aurora; 1 a. m.. May 19, with
reference to the proposed improvement
of South fiver with a view to. obtaining
increased depth above Aurora.
At Washington, 10 a. m., May 20th.
with refereoce to the proposed improve
ment o' the inner channel of Pamlico
river with a view to removing excavat
ed material etc. ' ' ,
At Columbia, 10 a. m., May 22 with
reference to the proposed improvement
of Deep Creek. , i
It U important that all who are inter
ested iii lh."fle improvements, be pres
ent at (be hearing, prepared to show
why tht' work should be undertaken by
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