North Carolina Newspapers

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FOPJEHLERS
President ? Mates Eliminations
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, From Forest ; Reserves to Ad-
' ' - vance Agriculture.
,.: Washington, . Oct. 9 More than 3,-
W),WQ acres of latid formerly included
, in national forests, has been opened to
entry and settlement during the past
few months nner proclamations of the
President eliminating the 5 land from
forest reserves because it is' believed to
be better ' sol ed for. agriculture than
. for any Other purpoeeJ? ' - i; ; -
these lands will afford homes for
many thousands of people. The tracts
are widely scattered, a j that the pre
erence of almost any homeseeker.can be
gratified by the Government. Some of
the areas are in Oklahoma and Arkan-J
aa, others ! in - New Mexico and Ne
vada, Utah, Idaho, Washington Wyom-
. Ing and Color ado. There are even some
in Alaska, which has been the bore of
con ention 'between conservationists
and explolterers for several years, ., By
: far the largest portion of the areas re
opened to entfy, 4 however, is in Cali
fornia. l'1-..1 .- , ': ": . r -. - ' ;
In that State there are good lands to
, be had in spots all the way between
lower California and the Oregnn line.
Much of it I p said to be available for
fruit culture. Other areas may be
better salted (or other1 crops. "The lands
! esn be obtained by complying wl h the
Homestead,: and other land laws, the
prices being low. . ; ' v
Applications ehou'd be . made to the
1 sod office near the areas opened for
entry. All neetaaary information can
bs obtained there.
See our line of Coal and
,Wooci Heaters. J. S. Bas
night Hdw.Co. 67 S. Front
St., Phone 99.
Skips Out With The Coin.
Several days ago Chailes Franklin, a
painter from GodsLoro. arrived inNew
Bern and road, a 'contract " with the
eity to paint the sUrid pipe for the sum
of $60. pQ the following morning he
arrived pn the scene with three negroes
and the work was begun. Last Saturday
the work was cpmpleted and Franklin
was pa 4 the sum of $60. At the time
he told his assistants that he would see
them at 4 o'clock in. the afternoon and
pay them off. When the hour arrived
it was fpund that Franklin had boarded
the Wilmington, train and was off to
parts unknown with all the coin that be
could get his hands on aid that he had
left behind him an unpaid bill for lodg
ing while In the city. The" chief of po
lice at Wilmington was telegraphed to
and asked 'jo be on the" lookout for
Franklin, but in some way he fai'e I to
locate him. However, the authorities
here will leave no stone unturned to
bring hjrabaci to this city and answer
to the charge of defrauding hia helpers
and the proprietor of the. lodging house
out of the money which he owed them.
V " Bedroom Suits.
in cheap plain oak just receive. a car,
they are well made and Jpok good, price
$.8 1)0, $20.00, $&50 and $25 00, extra
dre ser at 46.60, $7.50 and $9.00. Beds
2 60, $3 60, $4.(0, $5.50 ar.d $6.60, for
good service to the parties that don't
feel like investing much in furniture.
, ' , i. S. MILLER.
Seasonal Changes. '..;;
Feminine attire is as accurate an in
dex to $he sea o is as at y man-made
.calendar. This is daily evidence I in
New Bern; "Girlhood comes to out
ward whiter.eas again" was written of
the advent of Spring, with its for shad
owing o( the tropical months ahead. It
has come aud gone. Within the past
few days he reverse process has been
in operation... Instead of the. demure
' visions of feminine' beauty cla j on the
simple appealing white which seemed
during the summer so incomparably su
perior to all other dress, Nw Bern wo
manhood pn tho street yesterday by
hundreds had donned the Smart cos
tumes of fall and winter, and looked
more cbic than ever. . ''.
So far as man's concerned, when forced
to sx press preference for Atitum, Win
ter, Spring or the Summer girl, his
opinion, is always favorable to the sea
son which is at that time enthroned
'when chilly blasts are swueping sharp
ly dowa the afreet and miUdy holdlvj
l sres f(.rth on a shoppu g tour in natty
win tr togs of the tateat cut, with hat
and gloves to match, remembrance of
the summir gir,'s artful artlenrnigs has
fld, or if r. tained, is a subject for won
der and dinillu jionment, so malapropos
It i-f m. Gone is the languor which
onre chuUcnKed admiration. Itoses, 1
not th a bit nt summer, but the first of
Autumn, en I real onei, too, bloom in-
atead on a tl.oiisnnd chotks. There is f
cHt an snap and spirit in ih i very air.
Life is n ort h living in Naw Hern. The
kaleid w; ; fl rill-anco of Its ever chapg
i jiitrirtt - is uimurpaFs d.
IH THE SHADOW
- OF THE CHAIR
Casey Murder Trial Drawing to a
Close.
Yesterday's Pro-
-' I ceediogs.
- Witness after wintess was placed on
the stand yesterday by the defense in
the case of the State vs Burrili and'
Leona Casey, now being tried for their
lives in Craven county Superior Court
for the alleged poisoning of Mr. Joseph
Whitty, in an effort to tear down the
damaging evidence . piled i up against
them by the State during the first part
of the trial. Whether they succeeded
In impressing the jury with their ar
guments is a matter of speculation and
remains' to be seen, but without any
doubt, much f the evidence, if it is to
be believed, at least frees Burrili Casey
from any complicity in the poisoning of
Mr. Joseph Whitty. This sensational
trial is now nearing a close and it id
more than probable that the defendants
Burrili and Leona Casey, will know by
tomorrow night whether they are to be
turned loose from the custody of the
sheriff or are to be sent on i o t he State
pennitentiary, to be confined in the
death cell until they shall be carried
out some bright morning within the
next few weeks and take their seats in
the death dealing chair, and have the
life which God endowed them with ta
ken away and reiurnsd to it Maker.
It can easily.be discerned ihU the
suspense which they have been in, e9
pecially during the past few diya, is
leaving its trace upon the two Ctseys
During the first day or two of the trial,
their cheerfulness was very noticeable
and caused considerab'e comomnt from
those who saw them.' Now, howeve
they sit in thoir seats with listless air
ana seerato.pay but little attention to
the proceedings. Occasionally wheaj
their attorneys question them they 'seem
to awake from the lethargy in which
they seem to be and for a few minutes
pay attention to whatever i tranipir
ing at that time.
Mr. S. C. Coward, father of Leona
Casey, was the first; witness placed on
the stand yesterday. morning. -The gist
of his' testimony was In ferifda to the
habits of the , deceased, Mr. Jowph
Whitty, stating t h at he had often t
ken different kinds of medicir.e and
that he had seen him frequently take
little whiteUblets.
E. B. Hartley, was then placed on
the stand and stated that the character
of the Coward family was good and
that they were well thought of in the
section in which they lived.
Abrjer Kilpatrick, colored, said that
he was living on Mr. , Whilty's pramue
at the time of his death. Told of a vis
it Mr. Whitty made to Kinston. Saw
him on Sunday morning before he died,
said he was in a bad condition; . was in
the yard when h died. Hid a talk
with Mr. Whitty and he told him that
he waa dying and anted him to con
tinue with the crop. Upon crow ex
amination, said Mr. Whitty died in.
great agony. . ..' .
Mr. J, M. Elder, wbo lived near the
Whitty home, stated that on the night
previous to the death of Mr. Whitty,
Burrili ctsey stayed st bis home. Told
of Mr. Whitty 'sjllness. Went over to
tha Whitty home on the morning the de
ceased died, said Mr. Whitty Wks suf
fering very much. Had never te n any
paris green around the house. Tne cross
examination of this witness was rigid
and brought out the fact that he had
been run out of that neighborhood fr
endeavoring to marry a white girl to a
negro man whom he had staying at his
home. -. . .
J. C. Casey was placed on the stand
and stated th it prior to B jrrill's ma--riage
he stayed at his home, had never
beard him Speak of being in any trou
ble, v.. V"- ,!
John Green Smith said he knew J.
C Casey and that his charactir wa
good.". " ' ' . '
Blar.kwith Harper, also stated that
Mr. Mr. J, C. Casey's character was
good... " -C. 'V; -' ;.. .. -;
J. L Vance,' said he. lived near Kin
ston, knew Mr. Casey and that' his
general character waa good.
C. A. Potter ssiJ he knew J. C. Cai
ey and that his general character was
good. , v -v, ' ' . .
Dr. Joseph Patterson, of this eity,
said be was 27 years of age and had
been practising medici e since 1909.
Had treated poisoning cases. Had
studied arsenical poison, Stated that in
rls estimation, nothing less tbsn a doae
of 30 grains would be ' certain to cause
death. - , ' .
At this juncture the court took a je
cess until 2:30 o'clock and upon re-con-
venlngthe defense continued its , ex-
amlnation of their wltnew.es. I
Dr. Patterson again took the stand
and resumed bis testimony in regards
to the general effect of arsenical poison
upon the human system. For more
than three hours he answered the ques-
tions of the attorneys on both aides of
the case.
At 6 o'clock the defense rested its.
case and the court took a recess until
this morning at' 9:30 o'cl ick.
It is more than probable that both the
State snd the d- f.-ne will ro-call sev
TOBACCO
MEN
. MUCH STIRRED
Every Branch of The Industry
Taking Part In The Trust Ilc
organizaliou Fight.
New YorkKOct. 10 Every branch
of the tobacco industry will be
represented in the opposition which the
American Tobacco Company muatvfuce
this wek in striving to gain r'$ ap
proval of 'the -United States Circuft
Court for' its plan of reorcanizalior.
After Beveral d.-lays the tobacco trusts
attorneys expect to submit ih s plan to
the Court and the position ot the inde
pendents will not be fully revealed until
they find jutt what they must face, -
'. The cigarette manufacturers are the
latest reciuits to the opposition which
the independents say includes a'so the
cigar manufacturers, leaf deal. ts', cigar
box manufacturers and the trganizv
tions of I be union and non union cipar
makers. Until the reorganization mat
ter came deGnitely before the court the
independents seemed uncertain of their
position. They did not know jui-tht w
much voice the circuit court judges
would allow them in settling the ques
tion. ,
We realize that it will not be enonch
merely to attack the plan propos.d,"
said John W. Surbrug, leader, of the
independent cigarette rr.en." "We must
be aide to suggest something that u
workable in its place. Whatever is
Hone now I understand, it will 1 e under
the protection of the court, so that if a
mistake is made we shall have legalized
monopoly with no chance of relief."
Paint your houss with B.
P. S machinery mixed paint.
J. S. Basnieht Hdw. Co..
Phone 99 for color cards.
Senator Simmons Honored at Shelby.
Shelby, Oct. 9. Senator F. M. - Sim
monsai the gueU in Shelby tdiiy
coming over from Kings Mountain wi'h
Congressman E. Y. Webb aid Mrs.
Webb in an. automobile Sen ilor Sim-
moos was at one of the local hot U and
many friend i gathered there dur njthe
evening and gave him the glad hand.. A
great crowd fron Shelby and ?u round
ng country attendedjthe cfl bration at
Kings Mountain today. Shelby furninhed
a company ofmilitu which fought a
sham battle with the Gastonia troops.
rhe Shelhy band under Manager W. P.
Leister, dispensed music.
No Phone to Beaufort.
; The .telephone company U pin -ing s
new cable between Morehead Ciiviand
Beaufort, so there will be no phone
Bervice from here to Beaufort tut about
two weeks. ' .
A Good Heater. ,
You can get the Wilson & Coles wood
heater nearly as cheap as inferior makes,
just consider the amount of fu 1 you
will save and the life of the heater.
, , J. S. MILLER,
Mr.
R. C. White of Greenville Passes
News received in this city yesterday-
stated that Mr; R. C. White, of Green
ville, N. C. died at a sanatorium in
Kinston Satuiday night and his remains
were laid to rest yesterday afternoon
at Greenville. .
Mr., White is survlveJ by his wife,
formerly Miss Clara Pugh, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Pugh of this city,
and one child. ' "
Agricultural and Stock Exhibit Assoc 1-
. atlon Organized. ' " "
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The Craven County Agricultural and
Stock Exhibit Association has been or
ganized and the following ofllcers elec
ted - V,--- ; . " ..
L. H, Cutler, Jr., President; B.-.B
Hurst, First Vi e President: J. W
Stewart, Treasure'; D. P. Whitford,
Second Vice-President and J. L. Wil
liams Secretary. , -
Messrs B. B. Hunt, Clyde Eby, M
D. Lane, Claude Foy, W. H. Bray and
C. I Ives ware appointed members of
Ihs Executive Committee.
,v PILES! PILES! PILES 1 :
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment ,wil
j cure Blind, Bleeding and 1 telling Piles.
1 It absorbs the tumors, allays Itching at
acis as a pouiuce, gives instant
J"elief- Williama' Indian Pile Ointment
U WPmA for Piles snd itc.g of the
private parts, Sole by druggists, mail
60c and $1.00. Williams' M'f'g. Co,
Props., Cleveland, 0. .
eral of their witnesses this morning snd
if euih Is the esse the argnmcots will
doubtless not begin until tie afternoon
session. Just how long the argnmcnls
w(Illastisa matter of ronjictme but
It is a foregone conclusion that tbe
case will not be given to tbef jury be-'
fore tomorrow morning, .
MURDER TRIAL
IS PRQGRESSine
The State Rests Its Case And
the1Defense Puts oa Kumber
' , Of .Witnesses. ........
S owly but sure th trial of Burrili
and Leona Casey to" progresing and
nearing the end of, what ' will be one of
the most sensational murder tria s over
held within tba bonders oflJraven couo
tv. Knth thfl itMrnan' fnf nnu.
. , t i"-"
cation and ths attorney for the defense
are handling the case In masterfal
manner, one side making every effort
t i prove tha the defendants caused the
death of Mr. Joseph Whitty by admin.
istering poison to him while .the other
side is endeavoring just aa earnestly to
show that the deceased died from natur
al causes and that, Burrili Casey and
his wife had nothing' to do with hia de
mise. ;' . 'V-
At the opening of yesterday's session
Dr. Raymond Pollock was 'recalled to
the witnrsj stand and told o( the effects
of arsenic upon the human system. Said
that if a very large dose was taken it
would hardly hav a fat it effect. Th it
if a person was to die from arsenical
poison, traces of the drag would not
necessarily be found in the body several
weeks after death. J
Dr. Primrose stated that forbid been
a practising physician since (889. Said
that arsenic was poisonous CnetsL He
then explained the effects afferent
quantities of arsenie upon tba human
body. Said that two and one naif
grains of arsenic would cause death
For more than an- hour question after
queBtioa in regards to th effoct of ar
senic was ana were j by the witness.
Dr. Gibbs was ree tiled and he des
cribed the action and effects of arsenie
taken into the human system. He too
was kept on the stand for considerable
time and practicilly went over his tes
umony of the previous day,
Three ether witnesses wbo lived nrar
iheCaseys weie next placed on the
stand. Their testimony, ww mainly in
regards to the iocioenls occurring pre
vious to Mr. Whitty 'a death. At this
juncture xhe State rested iUae
Several witnesses were then placed
on the stand by the defense.' 1 hose
testified that Casey was engaged in
road work on the day previous to Mr.
Whitty 's death.
At 1 o'clock court took s recess until
2;30 o'clock.. ; - -
Upon reconvening Mr. Chas. Potter
was the first witness placed, on the
stand after the noon recess. . Said he
was a justice of the Peace In Lenoir
county, that he married Burrili Casey
and Leona Casey on June 30th, 1910,
Mr. Ci C Griffin, of Lenoir county,
Btaled that he knew Mollis Rodgera
and that her general reputation was
bid. Had seen a letter written by Mr.
Watty's wife to Burrili Casey and had
seen thm together one vr two times.
Upon cross examination Mr. GrifAn
was asked by the attorneys for ' the
Stale phat the letter ho fcaJ seen con-tained-.-attorneys
for the defendants
objected Judge ordered jury to leave
the room and the contents of the letter
were divulged. Mr. Griffin ftated that
L.on Whitty said she loved Burrili
Casey and wished that Mr. Joseph
Whitty was in h , Judge Carter con
tended that if this evidence was allow
ed td go to jiry it would tend to incrioai
nats Leona Catey more than it would
Burrili Casey and that if such waa in
sisted upon he would be compelled t
grant s severance of the ease snd tht
the present ease would be terminated
in a mis-trial. Upon this condition the
State withdrew their pies for the con
tents of the letter to be divulged. ,
Miss Bessie Hilt, laid she lived at
Lane's Chapel, this county, near the
home of Mr, Joseph, Whlttyi - Burrili
Casey waa at her home oofi the evening
ot Mr: Whitty's death, wai ; not at the
Whitty boms, . ' , j
A number of other witnesses were
then placed on the stand who testified
that Burrili Casey was not at the Wbit
ty home on the day previous to Mr.
Whilty's death. V
"Several witnesses were then placed
on the stand and gave testimony which
tended to show that Mr. Whitty fre
quently suffered attacks of back ache
and that be took quantities of patent
medicines which he had on sale in hie
store, and also that be waa frequently
seen walking fcarelooted in field
strewn .'with paris green. This evi
dence, however, seemed to have but
little or no effect upon the jury. 4 ,.
At 6 o'clock court took a recess until
this morning at 9; o'clock,
From present indications and unlets
some unexpected delay occurs, the ease
will doobthss be concluded by Friday'
afternoon and then will begin the ar-
. .pi . in . . ,
guuiriur. tuna will ' cons u ma several -
hours and at tne eorcrusloo the Judge
will make his charge to the j :ry; .This
will doubtless consume at" Wet two
hours, and then the Jury wi'.l have the
esse. As to how long V 7 ill take in
reaching conclusion is a r of p-
eulntjon but the gentral opiuioa . 1) that
th;y will reiK r a verdict wit-.'a four
'hours. . . -
FAMOUS II- SOUTHERN RI
' . AfS TRIAL ROAD'S GREAT YEAR
History of Th is Notable Labor
i Fight to be Engaged
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Loe Angeles, Cal.J Oct, 10. -The firjt
scene in the McNamara trial, which is
attracting world-wide attention, is be
ing enacted here where 125 prospective
jurors are summoned befcre Judae Wal
ter Bordwell for pre'liminary ex.imina
tionasto their quilGrations lo sit ii
jtdgasest on the men ehirged wit'i dy-
ssajiting the Los Angeles Times build
tsg.Oet. 1, 1910.
The Times buildias;, at First and
Broadway, Los Anglej, was detroyed
early in the morning f Oct. 1, ;910.
Geu. Harrison Grey Oti . owner and
publisher of the Timet, was in Mexico
when the explosion occurred an i hast
ened borne. Ttfenty-Oiie persotiS were
killed in the disaster.
A special grand j lry to investigate
the affair was assembled October 25th,
1910. It returned a verdict tint the
Times was deitn yed by d namite. Gen.
Otis, through the columns of the Tim s
charged union labor with, beinu respon
sible. Union labor leaders denied thv
charge and offered a rjwaid of $5,000
for evidence leading lo the a rest and
conviction of the guilty parties Tweu
ty-three indictments wero returned by
the grand j iry on January 5 h, 1911.
Earl Rogers, a Los Ange!es attorney,
employed by the Merchants and Manu
facturers' Association, presented the
evidence. The indictments were se
cretly filed and bench warrants issued.
On April 12, 1911. Jam s 1!. McNamara
and Ortie R. McManigal were arrested
in Detroit, Mich., by operatives'of Wm.
Burns' National Dettctive Agency.
On April 22J, 1911, John J. McNamara,
international secretary, of the Bridge
Sid S ructural Ironworkers' U.iion, was
arrested in the office of tha union in In
dianapolis. After a hasty arraignment accord
ing to union men, - before a i incompe
tent judge John McNa nara wa ta
ken to Los Angeles by California depu
ty sheriff i and Burns' Detective Agen
cy operatives. Jamjj B: McNamira
and Ortie McManigal were alio broigh.'
West at the same time, but by iter
ant routes. AH three were lodged in
the city jiil in Los Angeles. On July
11, 1911, the two McNamaras and Mc
Manigal were given their preliminary
examination, McManigal was charged
with dynimitiog the Llewellyn Iron
Workes, in Los Angeles, on Decembt r
26, 1910, The two McNamaras w,?re
charged with responsibility for tbe
Times explosion and were held for trial
on a charge of murder without bail.
JfOTICE.
The Christian church at Kitt Swamp,
Number Two township, will hold its
quarterly meeting Saturd ty and Sun
dsy, Oct 14th and 15th. A cordial wel
come is extended to all and the memb
ers are especially urged to attend as
there will be business of importance to
consider.
J. B. SWANN
Blades-Duffy.
' One of the moat brilliant marriatre
events.- the season took place at
Christ B4s-pal church on Wednesday
ertlag at 8:S0, when Miss Enma Duf
fy, She charming daughter of Mr., and
Mrs Law'rence Duffy, became the brjde
of Mr. James Vernon B'ales, both of
th contracting parties bemg of this
eity : The church was attractively dee
orated In honor of the - occasion, and as
the bridal rarty formed at th altar
amidst the strains of Lohengrin's we j-
ding march. Rev. B. F. Huske perform
ed tbe ceremony that made them man
and wife. The occasion was one that
will long be remembered in the memory
of1 those who were present.
Tbe bride waa attired in an attractive
blue traveling suit, and carried a show
er boquet of white roses and lillies of
tbe valley. She was accompanied by
her lister, Mrs. Charles Uuford, who
was dame of honor. . Mrs. Buford wore
a eostume of white serge, and a large
black picture hat and carried a large
boquet of pink roses. " s N
Messrs Albert Patterson, Mark Ste
venson, W. W, Griffin and Dr. N. M.
Gibbs were the church ushers. .
After the ceremony the bride and
groom snd also the bridal party were
driven to the passenger station where j
they boarded S private c tr enroots to
NorMk, from there Mr. and Mrs.
Blades will leave for Ntw York and
Europe, where they will take thuir bri
dal trip.
Tha manv )Aiit.!fiit nr01.nl. nnvtvcil
by the bride attested her popularity ti.d
the love In which she is hid l y her
'
friends.
A Good Oil Heater.
Nothing Is better to heat quick with,
than an Oil Stove. I have the Barlur
hkh Is considered the best, price from
3.C0 to $7.50.
' ' J, S. MILLEU.
Improvements Made. Two Divi
dends Paid, Industrial Growth
Promoted Iu -Its Terri
tory. The 17th, annual report of the South
ern Kailway Company for fiscal year
ending June 30th, 191', is a narrative
of figures showingtacts hat are full of
interest proving both the growth and
prosperous condition of this great rail
way system, but also that the sections
through which the road passes have
shared in development and growth.,,:
The report Bhows that the business of
the company is expanding. In the in
come statement it is shown that , the
company operates 7,041.95 miles of road
and that the grots operating revenues
for the year ending June 30, 1911, were
$G0 345.062,64 as against 7.29.60.34-
ror tne previous twelve months, an in
crease in revenues of $3,050,554 30; the
total operating expends increasing
from $38,635,745 94 to $40,926,790.08.
With deductions and the interest on
mortgage, bonded and secured debt, j
amounting to $11,124,856.76, a against
$11,362,473.37. the balance of income
over charges for the year ending June
30, 1911. was $6,67U,003.49, as against
5 757,018 61, an increase in income of
$912,984 ?8.
The report states that in April, 1911.
a one per cent dividend, th twentv-
firat, was paid, this am! mnting to 600.
000 and that a one per cent dividend
was reserved for October, tils amount
ing to $6dO,COd, or a total of $1,200,000
in the period as against nothing paid
the previous year. t
The dividends paid this year are the
first since the condition) a-osa which
culminated in the financial panic of 1907
and the subsq lent business deprewioi
wlncti brotigit their suspension, is stat
ed by i resident Finley who goes on to
sfiy that the financial condition of the
c mpari y has "no improved as to make
such action entirely consjstent with a
sound and conservative Dolicv" that
this was due the expectation of the
holders of preferred stojk, and that
with a continuance of 'favorable con
ditions the rate of divideud can be in
creased u itil the full dividend can be
properly paid.
The industrial development contigu
ous to the Southern include ! the com
pletion of 379 industrial plants aidd
ditioos to :4l existing olanta. At the
close of tho year there were 62 plants
under construction. The plants com
pleted during the year included 34 tex
tile mills, 7) lumber mills, 11 furniture
factories, 20 other woodworking plants,
21 iron industries, 12 cotton-seed oil
mills, 13 fertilizer works, 29 florrand
feed mi Is, 29 stone quarri s, coal and
other mines, 19 brick works and 118
miscellaneous plants. '
President Finley arid hip board of di
rectors are to be congratulated on the
splendid exhibit for the eir. of which
the fore going is but a brief synopsis.
The Gate City Peace Monuuent was
unveiled at, Atlanta, Ga.
Twenty-one persons were hurt when
the engine of a Sbaboard Air Line train
left the rails near Cordele, Ga.
The first vessels for Cuba's nsvv
were launched at Philadelphia.
Mrs. Ida von CUussen's sanity will
le inquired into at Billevua Hospital,
New Yor, . '
TAKES APPEAL
To the Supreme Court Appeal
Bond Fixed at 135 and th
Appearance Bond Fixed,.;
. . at 12,500. Mr-
Through his attorneys, Messrs Moore
& Dunn, Hugh Napoleon Pace the
Wake county man who was' sentenced
to a term of five years in the State
prison in this city Isst Saturday for se
d '.ii"tr M!ss II tri-tta Daughter? un
der pconise of marriage, h-s- taken an
appeal to the Sui rems rourt, The sp
peal bond waa fintd at $35 and the ap
pearance bond at $2,00, , Up to the
pre ent trme Pace las not betn able to I
get this bond. .
There is nt the hast dout in the
minds of a I .who are familiar with the
case, butthat the Supreme court will
affirm the dtc'Bion of the lowi r Court
and that Pace will yet have ti serve his
feutence. whirh he just y deserves to
do. Althoueh his fath r has made
strenuous efforts to secure the amount
of money nr-cessaiy to give this bond,
he had fa led to do so late yesterday
afternoon, Judge Carti r instiu'-ted the
jelerk of the court to be very cref il in
accepting a bondin the rase, pud if one
was secured to be absolutely auie t! ut it
ss buna fide in ivery ; vcU "
CASEY TRIAL
ALMOST ENDED
Arguments-Made Yesterday And
Jury Will be Given the Case
" Today.' What Will The
Verdict Be t
Practically the entire session of court
yesterday waa consumed by the attor
neys In the Casey murder ease making
their arguments. - Mr. D. L. Ward led
off for the proeecuiim with a strong
annAAl far IKa i, iir A tu. :
-rr j .v wuri ilia iria-
oners. Burr iil and Leona Casey. ' .
He was followed by Mr. Carl L, Dan
iels for tbe defense. ;,Thia; waa Mr,'"'
Daniels' first argument before a jury,
and be made a creditable soeech and"
was highly complimented. - -
In tbe afternoon session Mr. W. D.
Mclver began bis ararument.- Than
ujuurunwni aK OZiiU p, m. until
this morning, Mr. Mclver askinor leave
lor this interruption in order to look op
some author! ies. Be will resume this
morning and the closine argument will
be by the Solicitor. The Judges charge
to the jury will follow and this should
be some t!ma this p m,
At the opening of the session venter.
dsy the State said that in view of the
fact that a woman bad never been con
victed of a capital crime and nut ta
death in this Ptate, as far as they knew,
that they would only ask for a verdict
of murder in the second degree. This
will mean that if the prisoners are
found guilty that they will only get a
long term in the State prison.
I.'
NOTICE.
The public school committee of No.
2 township Craven county will meet at
Bridgi ton Oct. 14th, 1911 for the pur
pose of electing teachers for said town-
ship. Teachers desiring positions will
be present in person or have writ tea
appliclans in hands of Secretary W. R.
Arthur, Ask in, N. C. by 14th, Oct.
W. R. ARTHUR,
Secretary.
One of The Finest Bands in The
World. ' ;'
.There is to show complete without'
music and there is nq show that dare
look for approval that has the audacity
to furnish inferior mus;c. Discord may
masquerade for music but the mask is
soon pulled off and then instead of ap
proval comes condemnation. With th
John Robinson 10 Big Shows combined
which will be beta Tuesdav Oct. I7th.
there are several bands of music and
all of them good bands and of a stand
ing far ah ad of the usual show band.
The large band that is the concert band
there are forty solo musicians in it un
der the most competent leadership of
mat eminent composer a d director.
Professor Chas. G-rlach. During the
past winter this famous band was
heard in concert in all the nrinciml
cities of this country and Canada'. The
niwnm ViipttiahAH k frtita a-i : ....
r f - ,j .alio fcVI.I.lg
muiical organization is varied and ex
cel'ent. Classic and popular music are
pleasingly interspersed and the devcrip
ive instrumentalities are aa new aa
they are noveL In order thut the ac
complishments of this body of musi- -
Mafia. maM k. ..tnnl . V. a .
has arranged for a grand concert of an
hour's duration immediately proceeding
tne.pertormances of the afternoon and
evening. - . ; ;
New Bern, Take Notice.
Mr. Editor Please stop my ad
at
In
once, since my lest ad was placed
your paper my business has increased
so I cannot hardly wait on my custo
mers. Pleaae atop until further notice.
One fine mule for sale. "Big Hill."
tbe Shingle and Paper Roofing Man.
'Three men were killed when a build
ing collapsed In Boston.
Stats Cotton Conference Called.
To persons interested In the sale of
cotton: , ' . - '
At the request of Dr. H Q Alexan
der, President of the N. C, Farmers'
vuhw, i uuils wi'ii inm iu a c ii I or
a conference as to the best mode of '
selling tbe tr. sent crop so aa I o procure
and maintain a price that will be re
munerative to the producer. ,
, All penons ln'e ealed in the matter
are requested to meet at Raleigh on
Wednei day, the 13.h Inst, the time and
(place of meetira to le oublisbed in tha
ci y papers On he da) of (he assembly
snd the evening before.
. W. A. GRAHAM, .
Ccn.mlsii nirof Agriculture
'r - P. Q. ALEXANDER.
Pres. N. C. Faimer.' Union,
Raleigh N. C. Oct. 7th, I9U.
Don't, let the co'd snap
catch you without a heater
from J. S. Casniht Hdvy.
Co. 67 S. Front iu I he a 3
1 99.
    

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